Academics

Career Pathways

A college degree may be closer than you think!

As a student of a Sarasota or Manatee County school, you may have taken one or more career, technical or academy classes at your high school or technical college.  Through a career pathways articulation agreement between State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) and the local school districts, students can receive college credit for the work they have completed. 

If you continue your career path within the same field, the credits that you earn now as a high school student, can be applied to a Certificate and/or an Associate in Science Degree program at SCF.  

You pay no tuition for the credits you receive through this agreement.  Details of the agreement can be found in the "Career Pathways Articulation Agreement".  Learn about the college's career and technical programs.

HOW DO I GET STARTED? 

  1. Click here to apply to the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota and select the Certificate and/or Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree that relates to your high school or technical college program. 
  1. Make an appointment with an A.S. Degree Advisor in the College and Career Planning Department. For further information about articulated college credit contact: 

Heather Mills, Academic Advisor II
College and Career Planning 
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
5840 26th St. West
Bradenton, FL 34207
941-752-5562
MillsH@SCF.edu 

Career Pathways Agreement

Career Pathways Articulation Agreement is between the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), the School District of Manatee County, and the Sarasota School District. 

The Agreement provides at no cost to eligible students, college credit for eligible classes in the Certificate and Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree programs.  Instructors from SCF, the high schools and the technical colleges, along with local employers, review the curriculum and agree on what courses can be given college credit.

Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium

Did you complete a Career or Technical program in Hillsborough, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, or Manatee County? Do you want to attend State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota?

State College of Florida is a member of the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium. This consortium is a partnership between certain secondary and post-secondary schools from around the Tampa Bay metro area that create pathways between high school, career center/technical college and state college programs. If SCF does not offer the career program you are looking for, check with these partnering state colleges.

For more information about these schools and potential free college credit, visit the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium website.

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