Established in 1957, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is the region's first and largest public college, serving students at campuses in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice, and via online classes. SCF is a dynamic college dedicated to meeting the educational and workforce training needs of citizens and businesses in the region. SCF has expanded its mission to include workforce baccalaureate degrees while continuing to focus on highly respected associate degrees that prepare graduates for university transfer and professional careers.
In addition to bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, the Corporate and Community Development Division offers year-round noncredit classes in workforce training, small business development, professional development, personal enrichment and driving safety through workshops, seminars, online classes and on-site training programs at area businesses.
Accreditation & Licensing
State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)