Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
Palm Beach State College is a public higher education institution that resides in Lake Worth, Florida.

Awards conferred at Palm Beach State College include associate's and bachelor's degrees and also offers certificate programs in more than 33 subject areas and 109 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dental Association - Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Palm Beach State College. Credit toward a degree is accepted for Advanced Placement and life experience students have access to on-campus day care.

Palm Beach State College is accredited to award associate degrees in arts, science, and applied science and bachelor degrees in supervision and management, information management, and nursing.


General Information

Main Phone: (561) 967 -7222 Website: www.palmbeachstate.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,130
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 29,366
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 20


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 37% Full-time 63% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

43% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
24% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
23% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 10% $ 907
Local Grant 35% $3,916
Institutional Grant 10% $ 2,324
Student Loans 22% $ 3,782

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 16 6 - - -

Agriculture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture - 0 - - -

Architecture and Related Services

Interior Architecture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Interior Architecture - 18 - - -

Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 16 6 - - -

Agriculture

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Agriculture - 0 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis - 13 - - -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration 28 25 0 - -

Communication Technologies and Support Services

Audiovisual Communications Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis - 13 - - -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration 28 25 0 - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cosmetology 45 - - - -
Facial Treatment Specialist (facialist) 52 - - - -
Nail Technician Specialist and Manicurist 35 - - - -

Education

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction 7 - - - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Levels and Methods 4 4 - - -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education 62 - - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician 2 0 - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician - 6 - - -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Control Technologies Technicians - 5 - - -

Architectural Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Architectural Engineering Technology Technician 2 - - - -

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician 2 0 - - -

Computer Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Technology Computer Systems Technology 9 - - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting and Design Technology Technician - 1 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - 36 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant - 27 - - -
Child Care and Support Services Management 2 27 - - -
Child Care Provider Assistant 175 27 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 3,108 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Protection 0 - - - -
Fire Services Administration 0 - - - -
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 0 12 - - -
Fire Science Fire-fighting 70 12 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology - 13 - - -
Corrections 61 13 - - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 61 9 - - -
Forensic Science and Technology 19 9 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 389 9 - - -
Security and Loss Prevention Services 0 9 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Protection 0 - - - -
Fire Services Administration 0 - - - -
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 0 12 - - -
Fire Science Fire-fighting 70 12 - - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration 4 - - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Protection 0 - - - -
Fire Services Administration 0 - - - -
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 0 12 - - -
Fire Science Fire-fighting 70 12 - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology - 13 - - -
Corrections 61 13 - - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration 61 9 - - -
Forensic Science and Technology 19 9 - - -
Criminal Justice Police Science 389 9 - - -
Security and Loss Prevention Services 0 9 - - -

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Protection 0 - - - -
Fire Services Administration 0 - - - -
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Technician 0 12 - - -
Fire Science Fire-fighting 70 12 - - -

Science Technologies Technicians

Biology Technician Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Technician Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 1 5 - - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Ground Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Truck and Bus Driver Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor 0 - - - -

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Airline Commercial Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 0 3 - - -
Aviation Airway Management and Operations 0 1 - - -

Construction Trades

Mason Masonry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mason Masonry 0 - - - -

Electrical and Power Transmission Installers

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrician 38 - - - -

Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pipefitting Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter 0 - - - -
Plumbing Technology Plumber 2 - - - -

Carpenters

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Carpentry Carpenter 4 - - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 15 - - - -
Sheet Metal Technology Sheetworking 1 - - - -
Machine Shop Technology Assistant 11 - - - -

Transportation and Materials Moving

Ground Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Truck and Bus Driver Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor 0 - - - -

Air Transportation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Airline Commercial Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 0 3 - - -
Aviation Airway Management and Operations 0 1 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 52 - - - -
Medium Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology Technician 8 - - - -

Heavy Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Technician 0 - - - -

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 82 - - - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 246 - - - -
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 12 1 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 12 42 - - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist 12 17 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 12 21 - - -
Surgical Technology Technologist 22 21 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 13 21 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 246 21 - - -
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 12 1 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 12 42 - - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist 12 17 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 12 21 - - -
Surgical Technology Technologist 22 21 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 13 21 - - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychiatric Mental Health Services Technician 21 9 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician 5 0 - - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 13 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician 5 0 - - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 13 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 11 - - - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychiatric Mental Health Services Technician 21 9 - - -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 246 - - - -
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 12 1 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 12 42 - - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist 12 17 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 12 21 - - -
Surgical Technology Technologist 22 21 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 13 21 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 246 21 - - -
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 12 1 - - -
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic) 12 42 - - -
Respiratory Care Therapy Therapist 12 17 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 12 21 - - -
Surgical Technology Technologist 22 21 - - -
Medical Radiologic Technology Science - Radiation Therapist 13 21 - - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychiatric Mental Health Services Technician 21 9 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician 5 0 - - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 13 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician 5 0 - - -

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Dental Hygiene Hygienist - 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -
Dental Hygiene Hygienist 13 24 - - -
Dental Assisting Assistant 13 24 - - -

Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Medical Clinical Assistant 11 - - - -

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychiatric Mental Health Services Technician 21 9 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Management and Supervision - 7 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 0 7 - - -
Business Administration and Management 81 7 - - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations 81 7 87 - -
Business Administration and Management 81 41 87 - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 13 - - - -
Management Information Systems and Services 7 5 - - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Banking and Financial Support Services 0 - - - -
Finance 0 0 - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Restaurant Food Services Management 9 - - - -
Hospitality Administration Management 9 9 - - -
Hotel Motel Administration Management 11 9 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 7 - - - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 0 10 - - -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 13 - - - -
Management Information Systems and Services 7 5 - - -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Restaurant Food Services Management 9 - - - -
Hospitality Administration Management 9 9 - - -
Hotel Motel Administration Management 11 9 - - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management 1 - - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary 23 5 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 7 - - - -
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping 0 10 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Management and Supervision - 7 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 0 7 - - -
Business Administration and Management 81 7 - - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations 81 7 87 - -
Business Administration and Management 81 41 87 - -

Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business and Personal Financial Services Marketing Operations 58 - - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary 23 5 - - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate 46 - - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Operations Management and Supervision - 7 - - -
Office Management and Supervision 0 7 - - -
Business Administration and Management 81 7 - - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations 81 7 87 - -
Business Administration and Management 81 41 87 - -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies 13 - - - -


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