Registration for Spring 2020 Classes at SCF Begins October 7

(Bradenton, Fla., Sept. 24, 2019)State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will open registration for Spring 2020 classes on Monday, Oct. 7 for current students and Monday, Oct. 14 for all new students. Students should register on their first available date in order to secure their desired course schedule. Financial assistance, academic advising and career coaching are available to help students maximize their SCF experience.

Spring 2020 classes begin Monday, Jan. 6. SCF offers several scheduling options to give students flexibility to pursue a degree. Classes are offered in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Venice and online. Flex Start courses with varying start dates will be offered in one 12-week session, two eight-week sessions and three five-week sessions. SCF’s Weekend College gives students and prospective students who work full time the opportunity to take all their classes Friday evenings and Saturdays. Entirely online degree programs are another option for students who need flexibility outside the traditional college schedule.

Tuition at SCF is less than half the cost of many state universities. In addition to having a lower price tag than other options in higher education, SCF also offers several options for students to ease the financial burden attending college can present for themselves and their families. Financial aid and scholarships are available to help offset school expenses. SCF’s payment plan options allow students to create a manageable schedule for out-of-pocket expenses.  

SCF’s associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees and one-year certificate programs are designed to meet the workforce needs of Manatee and Sarasota counties. The new Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management gives students the opportunity to obtain a respected four-year degree and prepare for management roles in a variety of industries. Students in SCF’s health sciences programs regularly achieve perfect passing rates on industry certification exams. The College also offers a wealth of degree options in the fields of education and technology.

Credits earned at SCF transfer seamlessly to any state university in Florida. The College has formed degree pathway articulation agreements with several prominent universities to further streamline the process of earning an associate degree from SCF and a baccalaureate degree at the university level.

Whether a student is seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills to advance a current career or they wish to embark on a new career path, SCF has the classes, flexibility and affordability to meet their needs. Current students can register for classes by logging on to or the SCF Mobile app. For more information or to apply to SCF, visit or call 941-752-5050.

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