Pasco-Hernando Community College is a two-year school offering associate degrees. It has four campuses spread out over the two counties it serves: Brooksville, Dade City, New Port Richey and Spring Hill.
Pasco-Hernando Community College offers degrees and certificates in a variety of programs. Those include beauty and cosmetology, business and management, computer science and engineering, engineering technician, law, liberal arts, medical administration, medical and support technology, nursing and emergency medicine, office and administration, production, trades, science and laboratory technician, and security and law enforcement.
The college was established in 1967 by the Florida Legislature. It is the newest community college in the state. Pasco-Hernando Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the South Association of Colleges and Schools.
Students wishing to transfer to four-year schools may take advantage of a number of transfer agreements Pasco- Hernando Community College has created with other colleges. Students may transfer to Barry University to obtain a Bachelor of Public Administration or a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration. The school has agreements with Hodges University for transfer options into the Bachelor of Science in Management or Interdisciplinary Studies and the Master of Science in Management. Saint Leo University allows Pasco-Hernando students to transfer into Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Criminal Justice programs. Those wishing to pursue a degree in teaching may transfer into the University of South Florida Elementary Education program.
The most popular degree programs among Pasco-Hernando students include liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, health professional and clinical majors.
Pasco-Hernando also offer a variety of certificate programs to students. The most common certificate programs include computer science, health occupations, and law. A relatively new program on campus is the Educator Preparation Institute. It allows students with bachelor’s degrees to enroll in the program and be certified to teach in Florida schools in seven months. The program is designed to help working professionals make the career change while still being able to fulfill employment obligations.