Scholarship drawing; spring classes start Jan. 14
With the new year approaching, it’s time to jump-start plans for the future and explore paths to fresh opportunities through Daytona State College. DSC’s offerings range from two- and four-year degrees to skilled trades certificates. Classes start Jan. 14, 2019.
To get started, DSC offers an easy-access no-cost session – Enrollment Day – Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – DSC’s Daytona Beach Campus, Wetherell Center, located at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Students can take advantage of the one-stop event to complete everything from admission to registration and have a chance to win a $350 scholarship from the Daytona State Foundation.
How it works: Students start by completing a Daytona State application, then meet with an Admissions Advisor and Financial Aid Counselor, take an assessment test (if applicable), meet with an Academic Advisor, and then lock in their schedule.
The Daytona State Financial Aid Office will be open to assist with college education financing and will provide assistance to complete the financial aid applications (FAFSA).
Academic Advisors will also be available to talk about unique academic programs such as Honors College and Learning Communities which includes Linked Classes and Daytona State’s award-winning QUANTA program.
Enrollment Day event will culminate with a free drawing for a $350 scholarship presented by the Daytona State Foundation; only students registering for classes at the event will be eligible for this drawing.
Daytona State offers programs that link to today’s jobs and careers in the region and the state. Featuring numerous certificates leading to two-year associate of science degrees, the Career Pathway Guide is designed to assist with finding the pathway that matches career interests and goals.
Each pathway has an associated bachelor’s degree in industries such as business, education, engineering technology, information technology and healthcare; many using instructional methods that include in-class, online and a combination of both. Online is a huge success at DSC – Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks the college among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation for six years running, as well as among the Best Online Bachelor’s for Veterans in the country.
- The Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BAS) degree is designed for students who already have an associate degree, many of whom are working in their field and looking for advancement. Students in the BAS program will learn the essential components of supervision and management, including the skills needed to assume more responsibility in their career. Salaries range from approximately $46,000 to $100,000 (U.S. Dept. of Labor). Concentrations in: Accounnting/Finance, Entrepreneurship, NEW -Hospitality, Legal, Management, Marketing/Sales, Project Management, as well as Television Studio Production.
- The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) degree is available as a standalone degree or with a concentration in Electrical Engineering. This degree is designed for students who already have an associate degree. Graduates are prepared to practice engineering in the areas of product improvement, manufacturing and engineering operational functions. Salaries range from approximately $51,000 to $78,000 (U.S. Dept. of Labor).
- The Bachelor of Science in Education (BSED) degree is designed for students who already have an Associate of Arts degree and want to teach in the K-12 system. Daytona State offers bachelor’s degrees in seven education fields: Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education, Secondary Biology Education, Secondary Mathematics Education, Secondary Earth/Space Science Education, Secondary Chemistry Education and Secondary Physics Education. Salaries range from approximately $34,000 to $53,000 (U.S. Dept. of Labor).
- The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree is designed for students who already have an Associate degree. Degrees in Computer Information Technology, Computer Programming and Analysis (Software Engineering Technology), Internet Services Technology or Network Systems Technology provide a seamless transition into this new program, offered online and at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates IT-related job growth to expand by more than 50 percent through 2018, with salaries for experienced BS graduates averaging in the $70,000 range.
- The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree offers a traditional face-to-face method requiring 48 credit hours, building upon the 72 credit hours which were already earned in the associate degree in Nursing program. By choosing the Daytona State BSN program, students save over 30 percent on the cost of tuition compared to the most price-competitive area BSN programs.
For more information about the Enrollment Saturday event, e-mail [email protected] or call (386) 506-4DSC.