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Bachelor's Degrees & Postbaccalaureate Certificate

 


Why Palm Beach State College (PBSC) Bachelor's Degrees & Certificate


If you want better career opportunities and a higher income, there's no substitute for a bachelor's degree. Earn yours at Palm Beach State College. Our bachelor's degree programs are designed for people with an associate degree or at least 60 equivalent college credits. With your prior credits accepted, time to completion is shorter, usually between 18-24 months, depending your course load and need to complete program prerequisites.


Academic Advising for Registration


All students are required to consult with an Academic Advisor before registering. If you have applied to Palm Beach State College and has been accepted into the Bachelor's program and you are about to register for classes.

Please book an appointment to meet with an advisor online.


Meet the Bachelor's Academic Advising Team


Laura D. Babooram

Academic and Student Services Manager
babooral@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: (561) 868-4106
Fax: (561) 868-4103
Campus: Lake Worth
Office: CBP 0118
Mailing Address: 4200 Congress Avenue, MS 48, Lake Worth, FL 33461


 

Hilary S. Ashmen

Admissions Advisor
ashmenh@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: (561) 868-4105
Fax: (561) 868-4103
Campus: Lake Worth
Office: CBP 0122
Mailing Address: 4200 Congress Avenue, MS 48, Lake Worth, FL 33461


 

Milagros Davila

Student Development Advisor II
davilam@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: (561) 868-4104
Campus: Lake Worth
Office: CBP 0125
Mailing Address: 4200 Congress Avenue, MS 48, Lake Worth, FL 33461


 

Deslee Francis-Grant

Interim Student Development Advisor II
francisd@palmbeachstate.edu
Phone: (561) 868-4113
Campus: Lake Worth
Office: CBP 0126
Mailing Address: 4200 Congress Avenue, MS 13, Lake Worth, FL 33461


 

Laderne Jeudy

Student Development Advisor II
cadeusl@palmbeachstate.eduPhone: (561) 868-4114
Campus: Lake Worth
Office: Center For
Mailing Address: 4200 Congress Avenue, MS 48, Lake Worth, FL 33461

 


Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Two New B.S. Degrees for Fall 2020


Cardiopulmonary Sciences (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Sciences enables Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) to build on their associate-level education and earn a bachelor’s degree that will lead to career advancement, specialty credentials and graduate school.

Human Services (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services opens doors to supervisory and leadership positions in social service settings, as well as professional certifications and graduate school in such fields as social work and mental health counseling.


Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
Certificate of Professional Preparation (C.P.P.)


 

SUPERVISION & MANAGEMENT: WE ARE ENTREPRENEURS & MANAGERS (B.A.S.)

We innovate and lead in every industry through exemplary management principles and best practices. We are administrators, managers, supervisors and entrepreneurs in operations, finance, human resources, marketing, product development and more.

Build the dynamic knowledge base needed to start your own business or innovate in any environment New businesses are a powerful force in the nation’s economy, driving innovation and new opportunities. Entrepreneurship is not only a viable career option, it also embodies a skill set valued by companies in all industries. Whether you wish to start a business immediately or put your ideas to work in an established organization, this concentration will provide the knowledge and tools you’ll need to make your vision a reality.  A key feature of the degree is the Internship Elective which prepares students to gain hands-on experience or training in their field of interest.

ACBSP Accredited


 

 

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

Every field requires effective managers. With your B.A.S. degree in Supervision & Management, General Management, you’ll be ready to begin or advance in a rewarding career in the industry sector and functional area of your choice. A key feature of the degree is the Internship Elective which prepares students to gain hands-on experience or training in a field of interest.

ACBSP Accredited

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

With your B.A.S. degree in Supervision & Management, Health Management, you’ll be prepared to advance in a wide range of leadership careers in health care organizations. A key feature of the degree is the Internship Elective which prepares students to gain hands-on experience or training in their field of interest.

ACBSP Accredited


 

 

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

Bring value to organizations that need high-performing individuals to drive business results.  Project managers are responsible for all aspects of a project for the life of the project—but what is a project? In business terms, a project is an undertaking with specific goals, deliverables and deadlines outside of the normal day-to-day operation of an enterprise. Project managers work with people from various functional areas and locations, coordinate special budgets and resources, and oversee project execution. People with project management expertise are in increasing demand as organizations are under pressure to meet multiple unique needs and deliver results on time and on budget.

ACBSP Accredited


 

 

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

 

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: WE ARE THE INNOVATORS (B.A.S.)

We inspire and serve our community through the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). We are the network administrators,  computer programmers, database administrators, project managers and cyber-security managers.


Cybersecurity Lab at PBSC


The Palm Beach State College (PBSC) Cybersecurity Lab offers the opportunity to get an education and perform hands on research in computer networks and cyber security.

CyberSecurity today is more than just a job! Practically unlimited growth. That's an exciting proposition and reason enough on its own to choose a career in cybersecurity.

 

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.

  • Test programs or databases, correct errors, and make necessary modifications. 
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure. 
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
  • Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database. 
  • Write and code logical and physical database descriptions and specify identifiers of database to management system or direct others in coding descriptions.

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

  • Total Program Credits: 120

Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope. 
  • Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing. 
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables. 
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems. 
  • Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

  • Total Program Credits: 120

To stay ahead of ever-evolving cyber threats, organizations are investing in information security personnel.

  • Develop plans to safeguard computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure and to meet emergency data processing needs. 
  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems. 
  • Encrypt data transmissions and erect firewalls to conceal confidential information as it is being transmitted and to keep out tainted digital transfers. 
  • Perform risk assessments and execute tests of data processing system to ensure functioning of data processing activities and security measures. 
  • Modify computer security files to incorporate new software, correct errors, or change individual access status.

Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

  • Total Program Credits: 120

 

nursing: we are the healers (B.S.N.)

We serve our community through the principles and best practices of the Health Sciences. We are the nurses. 

2019-2020 RN-BSN Program Start Dates

Session Start dates

Application Deadline

All Supporting Documents Due

New Students Orientation

Semester Length

Summer (C) 2020 Session

May 18, 2020

April 8, 2020

May 4, 2020

May 14, 2020

12 weeks

Fall 2020 Session

August 20, 2020

July 15, 2020

August 8, 2020

August 19, 220

16 weeks

*Eligible applicants will be sent a conditions of admission email to their PBSC account 24-48 business hours after the application deadline.

The Palm Beach State College Registered Nursing (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program seeks to prepare the registered nurse intellectually, professionally and culturally for the health care field and further education. The program is designed to provide the registered nurse (RN) with the necessary education that allows progression in their careers, such as gaining entry into management positions or admission to graduate nursing programs. The RN-BSN program prepares students with the necessary research skills to engage in evidence -based nursing care.

  • Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)

Program Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Tel: 404-975-5000

 

Certificate of Professional Preparation (C.P.P.)

Our CPP is a Post-Baccalaureate certificate that offers a pathway to a professional occupation for degree holders (bachelor's and above) and award college credits.

The Certificate of Professional Preparation (C.P.P.) in Project Management concentrates on project management fundamentals focusing on all knowledge areas covered in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) to include: project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management. Students will gain an understanding of all phases of a project life cycle form initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling, to closing.

  • Minimum Requirement: Associate degree (A.A. or A.S., or A.A.S.)
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