Associate in Science Degrees and Certificates

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On Your Time. On Your Terms. On Your Path.


Our Associate in Science (AS) degrees and College Credit Certificates (CCC) provide high-quality training to prepare you for quick entry into a variety of industries. Many CCCs serve as foundations to AS degrees, and some AS degrees are accepted at universities toward bachelor's degrees. See our articulation agreements for more information.

While the skills you develop here will follow you anywhere, many HCC graduates choose to remain in the Tampa Bay area and give back to our community. Explore the ways you can grow with us.

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Accounting & Business at HCC

Accounting & Business

Accounting, business, entrepreneurship, human resources and supply chain management—we've got them all.

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Architecture and Building Trades

Architecture and Building Trades

Artistic talent, attention to detail and interest in technology are strong traits for these professions. Let us put your skills to work.

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Television Production at HCC


Get hands-on production training in broadcast, TV and media, motion picture, and video editing.

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Counseling and Human Services

Counseling and Human Services

Develop the tools for life-changing careers in counseling and human services, social work and rehabilitation.

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Education at HCC


Prepare to work with pre-kindergarten children, transfer to earn a bachelor's degree, or apply your bachelor's to become a teacher in Hillsborough County.

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Engineering at HCC


Computer engineering, electronic engineering, and transferring to earn a Bachelor's degree are all options for you here.

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Environmental Science Technology


Our aquaculture and environmental sciences programs provide excellent hands-on training for careers in natural resources.

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Dental Hygiene at HCC

Health and Medical

With more than 30 degrees and certificates in the health industry, we can get you started on a rewarding career today.

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Hospitality at HCC

Hospitality and Culinary

From becoming a pastry chef to managing a restaurant or hotel, develop the skills you need to succeed in this exciting field.

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Computer Information at HCC

Information Technology

From computer programming to homeland security, discover more than 40 degrees that teach the skills you desire.

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Office Administration at HCC

Office Administration

Get ready to tackle great careers in office administration, records management and medical coder/biller fields. 

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Fire Science at HCC

Law, Public Safety and Security

If you enjoy serving the community, discover opportunities in corrections, criminology, fire, law enforcement, paralegal services and private investigation.  

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Automotive Service Technology at HCC


If you like working with your hands, our automotive, bus and truck collision and repair programs may be for you. We also offer training in logistics and industrial management.

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Veterinary Technology at HCC

Veterinary Technology

HCC is proud to offer this excellent program that is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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Welding at HCC


Gain a solid foundation and advanced knowledge of many welding applications in preparation for AWS certification and a career in the welding field of your choice. 

Academic Resources

Apply Today

Our online application is quick and easy. Take this important first step to a bright academic future.

You May Have Free Credits

Check out our articulation agreements to see if you have earned credits already.

Career Resources

We can help you explore your interests and find a career you love. Visit us online or stop by a campus.

Paying for College

Learn about our grants, scholarships, loans and Tuition Installment Plan to help you pay for college.