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Advance Your Education Today

Even though there is potential for a higher salary or a raise by going back to school, there are many great reasons to consider advancing your education. First and foremost, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college graduates who've obtained a Bachelor's Degree earn 39% more than other professionals who have only achieved a high school diploma. If you've obtained your Graduate or Master's Degree, you're earning 48% more than the typical high school graduate. If you're a high school graduate who's seeking to earn more money, a professional who is challenged in your current career path, the decision to advance your education is well worth the cost. Below are great reasons why people decide to go back to school.

Invest in yourself

When you decide to go back to school, you're essentially deciding to invest in yourself. Although there's a cost and time committment to earning your degree and/or certification, you'll see a strong return on your investment going forward. Your decision to invest in yourself will typically earn you a higher salary throughout your working career.

Demonstrate your value to employers

Deciding to advance your education and obtaining a higher degree is a great way to demonstrate your value to employers. You're esentially telling employers that you're committed to your career and that you invested in yourself to get the caereer you wanted.

Enhance your skills & knowledge

By going back to school, you're keeping your skills and knowledge more current with your industry and business trends. Doing so increases your value to your employer over others who are not as current in industry knowledge and skills.

DeVry University - Tampa East Center

6700 Lakeview Center Drive, Tampa, FL 33619 Map
(813) 664-4260
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate & Graduate

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.devry.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Situated in the Corporex Park on Lakeview Campus Drive just south of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (SR574), and easily accessed via Exit 5 of I-4, DeVry University Tampa East Center offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in some of today's fastest-growing career fields. In a city known as the anchor of Florida's High Tech Corridor and one of the top-ranked places in America for start-ups, DeVry University Tampa East enables you to explore possible career opportunities in a wide variety of industries. The Tampa East Center offers spacious classrooms, a fully wired computer lab, a conference room, and a comfortable commons area. Once enrolled at this center, you may also take courses at the Tampa Bay Campus, if the course is offered there, or online. Take all of your courses onsite, all online, or a mix of both—whatever best fits your schedule and your life.


DeVry University - Tampa Bay

5540 W. Executive Drive, Tampa, FL 33609 Map
(813) 288-8994
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate & Graduate

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.devry.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
The Tampa Bay Campus is conveniently located in the Tampa West Shore business district. Near the corner of I-275 and Memorial Highway, the school is situated between the Howard Franklin Bridge and Courtney Campbell Causeway (Route 60), just south of Tampa International Airport and is just 12 miles north of MacDill Air Force Base, is accessed easily via the Westshore exit from Spruce Street (north) or I-275 (south), or by taking 616 from Route 60 or Memorial Highway. DeVry University Tampa Bay Campus offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in some of today's fastest-growing career fields.

In a city known as the anchor of Florida's High Tech Corridor and one of the top-ranked places in America for start-ups, DeVry University Tampa Bay provides you with access to possible career opportunities in a wide variety of industries. The Tampa Bay Campus offers spacious classrooms, a fully wired computer lab, a Saturday math lab with tutoring, and a comfortable commons area. Once enrolled at this campus, you may also take courses at the Tampa East Center, if the course is offered there, or online. Take all of your courses onsite, all online, or a mix of both -- whatever best fits your schedule and your life.


Fort Myers Technical College

3800 Michigan Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33916 Map
(239) 334-4544
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Certificate

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes



www.hightechcentral.org

Online Courses: No
Online Degrees: No
The mission of Fort Myers Technical College is to provide high quality career and technical training, in order to prepare students for current and emerging industries, delivered by a professional and caring staff in a positive learning environment. All students enrolled in vocational/technical programs will obtain workforce credentials through certificate programs and, where applicable, industry certification and/or licensure.


Rasmussen College - Fort Myers

9160 Forum Corporate Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33905 Map
(239) 477-2100
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Professional Development & Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.rasmussen.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College is a premier provider of educational experiences, dedicated to the growth and development of its students, employees, and the communities it serves. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rasmussen College offers Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees in fields with the greatest occupation opportunities in areas including business, technology and design, justice studies, education, and health care.
With online and classroom degree programs, Rasmussen College offers flexible college options from high school graduates to seasoned professionals seeking to complete their degree. To learn more about Rasmussen College, please visit www.Rasmussen.edu.


Rasmussen College - Tampa / Brandon

4042 Park Oaks Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33619 Map
(813) 246-7600
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Professional Development & Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.rasmussen.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College is a premier provider of educational experiences, dedicated to the growth and development of its students, employees, and the communities it serves. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rasmussen College offers Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees in fields with the greatest occupation opportunities in areas including business, technology and design, justice studies, education, and health care.
With online and classroom degree programs, Rasmussen College offers flexible college options from high school graduates to seasoned professionals seeking to complete their degree. To learn more about Rasmussen College, please visit www.Rasmussen.edu.


State College of Florida - Bradenton

5840 26th St. W, Bradenton, FL 34207 Map
(941) 752-5000
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Professional Development & Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.scf.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Established in 1957, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is the region's first and largest public college, with annual credit enrollment of 30,000+ at campuses in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice, and via online classes. Another 25,000 participants annually attend noncredit professional development and personal enrichment classes. SCF is a dynamic College dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of citizens and businesses in the region with an expanded mission that includes workforce baccalaureate degrees and highly respected associate degrees that prepare graduates for university transfer and professional careers. The Corporate and Community Development Division offers year-round noncredit classes in workforce training, small business development, professional development, personal enrichment and driving safety through workshops, seminars, online classes and on-site training programs at area businesses.


State College of Florida - Lakewood Ranch

7131 Professional Pkwy. E, Sarasota, FL 34240 Map
(941) 363-7000
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Professional Development & Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.scf.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Established in 1957, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is the region's first and largest public college, with annual credit enrollment of 30,000+ at campuses in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice, and via online classes. Another 25,000 participants annually attend noncredit professional development and personal enrichment classes. SCF is a dynamic College dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of citizens and businesses in the region with an expanded mission that includes workforce baccalaureate degrees and highly respected associate degrees that prepare graduates for university transfer and professional careers. The Corporate and Community Development Division offers year-round noncredit classes in workforce training, small business development, professional development, personal enrichment and driving safety through workshops, seminars, online classes and on-site training programs at area businesses.


State College of Florida - Venice

8000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293 Map
(941) 408-1300
Programs Offered:

Undergraduate, Professional Development & Continuing Education

Degree's Offered:

Associate's, Bachelor's

School Features:

Daytime Classes, Evening Classes, Weekend Classes



www.scf.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
Established in 1957, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is the region's first and largest public college, with annual credit enrollment of 30,000+ at campuses in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice, and via online classes. Another 25,000 participants annually attend noncredit professional development and personal enrichment classes. SCF is a dynamic College dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of citizens and businesses in the region with an expanded mission that includes workforce baccalaureate degrees and highly respected associate degrees that prepare graduates for university transfer and professional careers. The Corporate and Community Development Division offers year-round noncredit classes in workforce training, small business development, professional development, personal enrichment and driving safety through workshops, seminars, online classes and on-site training programs at area businesses.


Webster University - Lakeland

1479 Town Center Drive, Suite 202, Lakeland, FL 33803 Map
(941) 408-1300
Programs Offered:

Graduate

Degree's Offered:

Master's

School Features:

Evening Classes



www.webster.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
The Lakeland campus offers master's degree programs in Counseling, Human Resources Management, Management and Leadership, and the MBA for career-minded students who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Faculty are current practitioners in the fields in which they teach—what you learn in the classroom you can immediately use on the job. Each class meets one weekday evening per week for nine weeks and we offer five terms each year. In addition, Webster University offers many degree programs online through Webster University's Online Learning Center. Application is easy — just apply online, and make arrangements for your official undergraduate transcript to be sent to the campus address listed above. In addition to the campus in Lakeland, Webster University also offers master's degree programs at our campuses in St. Petersburg and Sarasota.


Webster University - St. Petersburg

11201 Corporate Circle North, St. Petersburg , FL 33716 Map
(727) 570-9300
Programs Offered:

Graduate

Degree's Offered:

Master's

School Features:

Evening Classes



www.webster.edu

Online Courses: Yes
Online Degrees: Yes
The St. Petersburg campus offers master's degree programs in Counseling, Human Resources Management, Management and Leadership, and the MBA for career-minded students who hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Faculty are current practitioners in the fields in which they teach—what you learn in the classroom you can immediately use on the job. Each class meets one weekday evening per week for nine weeks and we offer five terms each year. In addition, Webster University offers many degree programs online through Webster University's Online Learning Center. Application is easy — just apply online, and make arrangements for your official undergraduate transcript to be sent to the campus address listed above. In addition to the campus in St. Petersburg, Webster University also offers master's degree programs at our campuses located in Sarasota and Lakeland.

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