Florida State College at Jacksonville

What are you looking for in a college? If it’s quality and value, you’ve found it. We offer more than 70 excellent associate and bachelor degree options. Small class sizes and faculty dedicated to your success mean you’re more than a number. Campuses are conveniently located and our online classes add even more flexibility. If these things, plus an exciting student life sound good to you, your search ends here.

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FSCJ's Career Tech Programs

You want to learn the skills you need to get to work quickly. The comprehensive hands-on training employers need. You want a wide variety of technical career options. And you want it all at a cost you can afford. You want it. We’ve got it.

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Military, State and Federal Training

Florida State College at Jacksonville supports military, law enforcement, firefighters and other first responders. Our education and training is geared to the needs of military, police, fire, government agencies and businesses. As a Region IV OSHA Training Institute Education Center, industry trainers and workers can receive high quality instruction to earn or maintain credentials in occupational safety and health standards and environmental regulations.

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Pathways to College

Start by finishing high school and end up with a college degree. Whether it's Pathways Academy for teens looking for a unique high school experience plus college credit, adult high school for those just a few credits short of a diploma, or high school equivalency for someone who needs to prepare for the GED® test; pick the route and begin your journey to a better future.

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SACSCOC Reaffirmation 2014

The College is undergoing the process to obtain reaffirmation of its regional accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Learn more about our reaffirmation process now!

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Mission, Values and Goals


Commitment to the Community in the New Millennium

Mission Statement

The mission of Florida State College at Jacksonville is to provide optimal access to high quality, affordable and relevant degree, career and community education to enhance the lives of our students and the economic development of Northeast Florida.

Distinctive Values and Attributes

Florida State College at Jacksonville is a values-driven institution of higher education committed to ensuring that every student has an extraordinarily positive overall experience by providing:

  • Excellence in teaching
  • High quality courses, services and learning environments
  • Innovation and flexibility in the delivery of courses and services
  • Advanced academic technology
  • Significant local scholarship resources
  • Responsiveness to student, employer and community needs
  • Emphasis on community quality of life and prosperity
  • Encouragement and support of lifelong learning

Collegewide Goals

The mission of Florida State College at Jacksonville will be fulfilled, in significant measure, through the continuous, responsive pursuit of academic excellence through the following collegewide goals:

  • Prepare students for distinctive success in their academic, career and personal goals through collaboration within the College community and individual initiative.
  • Inspire students to a lifetime commitment to continued learning, informed civic engagement, ethical leadership, cultural appreciation, social responsibility and multicultural awareness in an interconnected world.
  • Optimize access to College programs and services.
  • Provide to students an extraordinarily positive experience in every engagement with the College.
  • Contribute significantly to the ongoing economic development of the Northeast Florida region.
The College will be innovative, resourceful, effective and accountable in the pursuit of these goals. Student completion of degrees and certificates is a priority. Standards of performance for employees and organizational units will be of the highest order with a clear expectation of continuous quality improvement. Ultimate accountability shall pertain to demonstrated outcomes and other definitive evidence of success pursuant to the College's comprehensive institutional effectiveness program.

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