Career Pathways
Realizing Opportunities for Career Growth in the Capital Region

Education

EDUCATION
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Through this effort we are establishing a no-wrong door approach for connecting individuals seeking training with the information they need to advance their career and future.
— Kimberly A. Moore, Vice President for Workforce Development of Tallahassee Community College
 

Adult & Community Education School

Adult & Community Education School, also known as ACE, is the largest provider of adult education programs for people 16 and older in Leon County. We offer GED® classes as a way to earn a high school diploma, English classes for speakers of other languages and high school credit classes needed to graduate.

 

Barry University, School of Professional And Career Education

Barry University is a Catholic institution of higher education founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Originally founded as Barry College for Women, the college became known as Barry University in 1981. Barry has grown into a coeducational university that is one of the leading centers for education, with academic centers throughout Florida. Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Barry University is a scholarly community committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate, graduate and professional education.
In 1971, Barry University recognized the unique educational needs of the working adult learner, and established what is now known as the School of Professional And Career Education (PACE). By 1982, PACE operated in 25 off campus sites to serve the adult learner population with schedules and academic support that accommodated their busy lifestyles and work demands, while still maintaining the highest quality education upon which Barry University’s reputation was founded

 

Flagler College – Tallahassee

Through a unique partnership with Tallahassee Community College, Flagler College – Tallahassee has been providing a high-quality education for area students at an affordable price for over sixteen years. We offer Bachelor of Arts degrees, with proven job-market demand, in Accounting, Business Administration; Elementary Education; a dual certification program in Elementary Education (Exceptional Student Education); and Strategic Communication (PR), along with minors in Finance and Marketing.

Our main campus, founded in 1968, is located in the historic city of St. Augustine, Florida, and was established as a memorial to Henry M. Flagler, an industrialist; oil magnate; philanthropist; land developer; and railroad pioneer. That same entrepreneurial spirit of Mr. Flagler is evidenced on the Tallahassee campus by a student body driven to succeed and a caring faculty committed to your success.

We invite you to join over 2,300 graduates who have taken advantage of our small class sizes, individualized instruction, caring faculty and staff, and convenient day and evening schedules.

 
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Florida State University career center

The Career Center has creatively developed an effective, collaborative, interdepartmental array of career services for students and other University constituents. The Career Center is directly involved in instruction and research to support this mission. Although administratively located in Student Affairs, Career Center interventions impact virtually every facet of University life, including new student recruitment, employer/community relations, research, and alumni affairs.

 

GADSDEN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

Gadsden Technical Institute (GTI) has been providing opportunities for the citizens of Gadsden County for over 40 years. Whether you need a high school diploma (GED), a career, or you’re wanting to change careers, GTI is there to assist you.

GTI offers nationally certified post secondary adult vocational (PSAV) certificate programs that are designed to prepare students to meet the needs of an ever changing and fast-paced economy. Students from ages 16 and above are eligible to enroll in both Career, Technical and Adult Education Programs.

 

KEISER UNIVERSITY

Keiser University is a regionally accredited private career university that provides educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels for a diverse student body in traditional, nontraditional and online delivery formats. The main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally.  Through quality teaching, learning, and research, the university is committed to provide students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment. Committed to a “students first” philosophy, Keiser University prepares graduates for careers in business, criminal justice, health care, technology, hospitality, education, and career-focused general studies.

 

LEON COUNTY SCHOOLS

The mission of Leon County Schools is to prepare students to become responsible, respectful, independent learners equipped with the critical thinking skills necessary to compete in our global society.

 

LIVELY TECHNICAL CENTER

Lively utilizes a variety of educational delivery methods, including classroom lecture, computer-assisted instruction, audio-visual instruction, hands-on learning opportunities, one-on-one instruction, externships. Some courses require students to achieve competency in skills within a specified timeframe, while many other course are individualized, self-paced programs that allow students to progress and achieve competency in skills according to their abilities.

 

SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1889, Saint Leo University is a leading Catholic teaching institution that enrolls almost 15,000 students across our traditional Florida campus, more than 40 education center and office locations, and online degree programs.

 

Tallahassee Community College (TCC) Workforce Development

TCC's Workforce Development grew out of a need to deliver in-demand training and on-demand solutions that serve the needs of our community. Our programs are designed to allow individuals the chance to succeed in a good career. Our employer services are tailored to provide solutions that promote organizational growth. All our offerings promote economic advancement in our area.

We also meet our clients where they are with three county-specific service centers throughout TCC's service district in addition to our location on the College's main campus and our Center for Innovation downtown.

 

THOMAS UNIVERSITY

Thomas University is a private, non-profit, regionally accredited institution awarding bachelor and master’s degrees.  Located in Thomasville, GA, TU offers both on-ground and online courses in Georgia and as a University partner with Tallahassee Community College.  TU also operates a Center for Professional Learning providing individuals and organizations with the opportunity to prepare for industry certification credentials.

 

WAKULLA ADULT EDUCATION

Wakulla Adult Education’s mission is to provide Basic Education and GED Preparation services in Wakulla County. Wakulla Adult Education is a part of the Wakulla County School District. Both programs of study are offered during the day for 16-19 year old students and a night program for students 20 and over. Enrollment is open year around with a tuition of $45 per semester. In addition, a Certified Nursing Assistant program is offered during the evening hours for high school graduates. The CNA program is a semester long program.

 
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TROY UNIVERSITY

Troy University’s tradition of teaching excellence dates to its founding in 1887.  TROY is known for providing high-quality, affordable academic programs in formats that make it convenient to balance college, work and family.  TROY was one of the first universities to pursue offering students the flexibility of taking courses online and shares the philosophy that no student should be limited access to a college degree because of time, place, or situation. TROY’S popular programs of study include Business Administration, Applied Computer Science, Social Work, Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management and many more. No matter what you want to be, we can help you achieve more than you ever thought possible. That’s the Trojan Warrior Spirit, and it’s alive and well at Troy University. For more information please visit:  https://online.troy.edu/