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Embrace your passion for helping others by focusing on the physical and environmental factors that promote and elevate wellbeing.

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers a range of bachelor’s and associate degrees, certificates, and professional development opportunities in health sciences. The subjects represent some of the most in-demand and rewarding career paths, focusing on the physical and environmental factors that promote and elevate wellbeing.

FSCJ offers a variety of programs to help students develop their passion for helping others, whether their goal is to care for patients as a nurse, find cures for illness through clinical research, or improve our overall quality of life through environmental sciences.

Many of FSCJ's programs include clinical and internship opportunities that give you real-world experience and optional certificate programs that can help you earn licensing and a career in a matter of months. Through these diverse academic offerings, FSCJ students are able to follow their academic passions as a first step toward their future career.

Degree Options

FSCJ’s health sciences bachelor’s and associate degrees are transformative, offering immersive, hands-on coursework that prepares you for the real world. Through high-quality education and training, flexible course scheduling, and affordable tuition, you’ll be ready to step directly into a fulfilling and critical career where you can make a difference.

 

About A.A. Roadmaps

Academic roadmaps can be helpful when selecting classes. They are intended to provide general guidance about recommended classes and mile markers to complete your A.A.

For the 2021-22 academic year, both full- and part-time A.A. degree-seeking students should refer to the A.A. Roadmaps for course-taking guidance. Part-time students are advised to complete courses according to the order in which they are listed. Recommended course sequencing lists for part-time students will be available in the 2022-23 academic year.

Prior to the award of an associate in arts degree, students initially entering a Florida College System institution in the 2021-22 academic year, and thereafter, must demonstrate competency in civic literacy by successfully completing one of two civic literacy courses with a ā€œCā€ or higher AND by achieving the standard score on one of four approved assessments before graduation (section 1007.25(4), Florida Statutes, and Rule 6A-10.02413, Florida Administrative Code).