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Areas of Study


Center for Cyber Defense

Securing our future. Protecting our world.
The Palm Beach State College Cybersecurity Lab offers the opportunity to get an education in Cybersecurity and research.

Which program is right for me?

Students can use these resources to help educate themselves about different programs and career opportunities.


General Education Requirements

General Education is a grouping of courses selected from five different areas to ensure that students receive a well-balanced and rich education. Each degree offered by Palm Beach State College requires General Education courses. The student should locate the desired degree program in the catalog or on the Program's website. The appropriate General Education courses are listed within the course listing for the program.  Learn more about the General Education Requirements

Associate in Arts Degree (Transfer)

Palm Beach State College's Associate in Arts (A.A.) transfer degree is designed for the student who plans to transfer to a Florida public university or state college as a junior to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students spend the first two years at Palm Beach State, where they prepare for hundreds of possible transfer majors, then their last two years at a university or state college.  Learn more about Associate in Arts


Palm Beach State's Areas of Study


  • Accounting Technology
  • Banking
  • Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Paralegal
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain


Child Care, Human Services & Teacher Education

  • Child Care
  • Human Services
  • Teacher Education


Computer Science

  • Computer Science & Information Technology


Creative Arts & Communications

  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Motion Picture


Health Science

  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Healthcare Documentation/Transcription
  • Health Information Management
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Information Coder/Biller

Health Science (cont'd.)

  • Nursing
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technology
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Care
  • Sonography
  • Surgical Technology


Public Safety

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Science


Science & Environment

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Horticulture
  • Environmental Science Technology


Trade & Industry

  • Apprenticeship Programs
  • Automotive, Marine, and Transportation
  • Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Electrical Power Technology
  • Electrician - Residential and Commercial
  • Engineering Technology
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Machining
  • Security Systems Technician
  • Welding
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