Daytona State College Admissions
If you're considering a college that can offer you a quality education at an affordable cost, Daytona State College is the right place for you. For more than 50 years, Daytona State has been the institution of choice for thousands of Volusia and Flagler County residents as well as students from all over the state, country, and internationally. In addition to the Associate of Arts/University Transfer degree, Daytona State also offers more than 100 associate of science degrees and certificates, as well as the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management, the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and seven Bachelor of Science in Education degrees. Daytona State features small class sizes, personal attention from expert faculty, six campus locations and convenient, flexible class schedules that can fit your busy lifestyle.
We offer you a comprehensive college experience, including career planning, varsity athletics, student clubs and cultural events. Whether you've been out of school for some time and need help preparing for the rigors of college studies, or are ready to take on the challenge of our acclaimed honors programs, our dedicated staff and faculty are ready to help you achieve your goals at Daytona State.
Daytona State College is less expensive than other colleges for similar classes. Offering quality education at affordable prices, it is the best value in higher education today! Student financial assistance is also available to those who qualify.
Over 100 degree and certificate programs to choose
Daytona State College offers many degree and program options to fit your life goals, whether you want to gain short-term training to start a career, build new skills, or transfer to other four-year public or private colleges or universities.
Direct Connect to UCF
Daytona State associate of arts degree students have a clear path to transfer to UCF through the university's nationally recognized Direct Connect program. Direct Connect guarantees admission to UCF for AA graduates and adds touch points that track students from their freshman year at DSC through their senior year at the university to ensure they stay on a path toward success. In addition to increased academic advising, touch points include having students complete a career-assessment plan, confirm early major declaration, and complete skills workshops related to academic planning, financial literacy and other topics. To get started on your path to UCF through Direct Connect, speak with your DSC academic advisor early in your freshman year.
Seamless transfer to other four-year colleges and universities
Daytona State College students transfer seamlessly to many public and private colleges and universities every year. They save hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars by starting at Daytona State College.
Bachelor's degree programs offered
Daytona State College offers the Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management (BAS). Your associate degree program prepared you to enter the job market at an entry level or mid-level position. The BAS program will broaden your knowledge of applied management practices and put you on the path to career advancement.
The college also offers seven Bachelor of Science in Education (BSED) degrees: Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education, Secondary Mathematics Education, Secondary Biology Education, Secondary Chemistry Education, Secondary Physics Education, and Secondary Earth/Space Science Education for students whose dream is to become a teacher. These programs incorporate an innovative curriculum with cutting-edge technology. Our experienced faculty is dedicated to providing students with the essential knowledge and strategies needed to become a successful teacher.
The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) can be pursued as a stand-alone program or with a concentration in electrical engineering technology. Engineering technology focuses primarily on analyzing, applying, implementing and improving existing technologies for the practice of engineering closest-to-product improvement, manufacturing and engineering operational functions.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) prepares graduates with the knowledge to design and implement information technology systems to solve real-world problems. Job titles for graduates of the program include: computer programmer, computer software engineer, systems analyst, network and computer systems administrator, and database administrator.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is designed for students who already have an Associate of Science in Nursing (or equivalent) who desire to continue their education at the baccalaureate level. It provides a seamless transition from the associate degree to the baccalaureate degree and can prepare students for advancement in the field of nursing.
Short-term training to begin a career
If you are aiming to enter the workforce as soon as possible, or improve your skills, Daytona State College’s career programs prepare you to go right into high-demand careers. Check out the list of associate of science and certificate programs to find a program that fits your goals: immediate career entry after graduation.
Small class sizes
With a 26:1 student/faculty ratio, you will receive individualized attention from faculty who care. No large, impersonal lecture halls here!
Great professors who care
Because Daytona State College faculty members are dedicated to teaching instead of research; their focus is on your learning. Your professors will know your name and care about your perspectives and success. You can ask additional questions or discuss coursework during their office hours.
Superior student services
Not only will you receive personal attention in the classroom, but all across the campus. Tutoring, career services, advising and counseling are just some of the student-centered services available.
Academic support services
The Academic Support Center offers free tutoring and individualized assistance to help you succeed in your classes. You can drop in anytime for math and writing assistance or make an appointment for tutoring in other subjects.
Day/evening on-site and online
Daytona State College offers courses during the day, at night, online, weekends and through independent study and self-directed modular learning. Please see the college's Online Programs website at http://www.daytonastate.edu/onlinefor the variety of classes being offered.
Our main campus is located on 100 acres in Daytona Beach, with regional campuses located throughout Volusia and Flagler counties. All of the facilities include multimedia classrooms and computer labs equipped with the latest software.
Daytona State College is fully-accessible to students with disabilities. An array of services and accommodations can also be arranged through the Office of Student Disability Services. The college has adaptive computer equipment to assist with technology services to help students with disabilities achieve academic success. For more information, contact the Director of Student Disability Services.
Daytona State’s well-respected Quanta-Honors College is perfect for students seeking to transfer to other competitive four-year colleges or who want an additional intellectual challenge. Quanta-Honors is a small, nationally recognized learning community that combines several traditional courses under a common theme, offering students the challenge of seeing and exploring the relationships and ideas between seemingly unrelated subjects.
You will participate in groups with other students to share ideas and explore a multitude of viewpoints. This sense of community will help you to develop a greater sense of involvement with other students and your professors, while the group skills that you gain will be invaluable to you later in the workplace. Quanta-Honors students receive special recognition at graduation and on their official transcripts.
Admissions Office Hours:
Office hours may vary due to holiday observances or peak enrollment. Please check the Admissions web site at www.daytonastate.edu/admissions/visit.html to verify hours of service.
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