Because many PHSC students desire to continue their education without leaving the area, PHSC partners with local and regional colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs on PHSC campuses. Current programs include:
Based out of Naples, Fla., Hodges University has been a comprehensive degree granting college within the state for the past 22 years. A branch campus is located in Ft. Myers, Fla. and classes are also taught at learning sites which include: PHSC, Florida Keys Community College, and South Florida Community College.
On campus offerings:
- Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies - Brooksville and New Port Richey
- Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies - New Port Richey
- Bachelor of Science in Management - Spring Hill and New Port Richey
- Master of Science in Management - New Port Richey
Online degree programs in:
- Applied Psychology
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Health Administration
- Information Systems Management
- Legal Studies
- Professional Studies
- Public Administration
Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University has provided world-class education to its students since its founding in 1889. Saint Leo's weekend and evening programs, launched in 1973, provide adult learners the vehicle to advance their careers, achieve personal goals or earn their degrees through classes offered on-ground and online. This tradition continues at the PHSC teaching sites, located on North and West campuses, with programs offered at flexible times and places convenient for working adults. For students who have already earned or are completing an associate degree and are interested in continuing your studies, Saint Leo University at PHSC offers the following programs:
North Campus in Brooksville bachelor’s degrees with the following majors:
- Business Administration with specializations in Accounting and Management
- Criminal Justice
West Campus in New Port Richey bachelor’s degrees with the following majors:
- Business Administration with specializations in Accounting, Management, and Marketing
- Computer Information Services
- Criminal Justice
- Health Care Management
- Human Resources Management
- Social Work
Troy University Tampa Bay Site
Troy University is a public institution comprised of four campuses in Alabama and sites located worldwide, and is regionally accredited by SACS. PHSC and Troy have an official articulation agreement/transfer agreement for PHSC students to complete their bachelor's degree online.
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
College of Education
The College of Education at USFSP offers a bachelor’s degree in education with certification in both Elementary Education, K-6 and Special Education, K-12, and endorsements in ESOL and reading at PHSC. Traditional classes are offered Monday through Thursday evenings and other courses are offered via the Internet. All student-teaching experiences may be completed in either the Pasco or Hernando County school districts. Full-time students attending this program may complete it in five semesters. The College of Education at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. Prospective students should have completed their Associate in Arts degree or be near completion.
In addition, USFSP offers two graduate programs. Graduate programs offered:
- Educational Leadership Development, M.Ed.
- Educational Leadership M.Ed. with a Track for Certification for Professionals with Earned Masters Degrees
College of Business
The USFSP College of Business offers undergraduate programs in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Business, Information Systems Management, Management, and Marketing.
For students majoring in Business, minors are available in each of those disciplines and also in Health Care Administration, International Business, and Legal Studies. Students majoring outside of Business may include a minor in Entrepreneurship, General Business, Health Care Administration or Legal Studies.
USFSP is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission of Colleges as a separate institution within the University of South Florida System. The USFSP College of Business is accredited by AACSB International - the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
USFSP College of Business courses are offered online, hybrid, and face-to-face on the PHSC West Campus.
For more information visit their websites, contact a representative or contact your PHSC advisor.