Broward College to Begin Accepting Applications for Four $10K Bachelor Degree
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 9, 2013) — To increase access
to an affordable college education, Broward College is offering four $10,000
($10K) baccalaureate degree options in science, technology, engineering and
mathematics (STEM) programs. Broward College was one of 24 state colleges that
accepted Gov. Rick Scott's "$10,000 Degree Challenge."
“Broward College is committed to providing access to higher education at an
affordable cost to those individuals that seek it,” said Broward College
President J. David Armstrong, Jr. “We are especially pleased to be able to
focus on STEM degrees that are high wage, high skill and in high demand both
locally and nationally, thus helping employers with their workforce needs and
providing a boost to both the local and global economy.”
$10K degrees will include bachelor’s degrees in the following:
College will begin accepting applications for the $10K degrees from current
students who are now enrolled and have completed 75 percent of their
associate’s degree by September 16, 2013. New first-time-in-college students
may apply starting in January 2014.
Teacher Education Mathematics (B.S.)
Teacher Education Science (B.S.)
Information Technology (BAS)
Global Trade and Logistics (BAS)
"The Florida College System is a leader in providing access to
high-quality, affordable higher education opportunities," said Florida
College System Chancellor Randy Hanna. "I commend Broward College for
accepting the governor's challenge and offering programs of critical importance
to Florida's future."
Those individuals interested in applying to Broward College in pursuit of a
$10K degree program must meet the following requirements - 3.0 overall GPA;
First Time in College student; committed to continuous enrollment (excluding
summers); and must maintain Florida residency.
For more information, call 954-201-7471.
Broward College is ranked as one of the top ten community colleges in the
nation by the Aspen Institute. Serving more than 68,000 students annually, Broward
College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year
university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees
in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality
educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a
diverse community of learners. For more information, visit www.broward.edu.