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Friday, August 6, 2010

Prepare Now For Fall Classes at Chipola

New students planning to enroll in Chipola College this Fall are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and complete their financial aid file by Aug. 4. Application deadline for the Fall semester is Aug. 5. Registration is Aug. 18-20. Classes begin Aug. 23.

Chipola’s most popular program continues to be the Associate in Arts (AA) degree which provides the first two years of college for students planning to transfer to a university at the junior level or into one of Chipola’s Bachelor’s degree programs. Curriculum guides that outline requirements for specific majors are available on the college website at

Chipola offers eight Bachelor’s degrees programs: Secondary Education with majors in Mathematics and Science for middle or high school, Elementary Education, Exceptional Student Education, Business Management and an RN to BSN program in nursing.

Several Associate in Science (AS) and Workforce programs are offered which provide training for high wage jobs. Workforce programs include: Automotive Technology, Corrections, Computer Systems Technology, Cosmetology and Law Enforcement.

Associate in Science (AS) programs include: Business Administration and Management, Computer Information Administration, Criminal Justice Technology, Culinary Management, Dental Hygiene, Early Childhood Education, Fire Science, Network Administration and Recreation Technology.

The Health Science Division offers training programs for a number of health-related careers. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a 1+1 LPN to RN curriculum. Students are eligible to take the LPN exam after the first year, and the RN exam after the second year.

The college also offers an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and a Paramedic program. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) classes are offered throughout the year. Chipola’s open-door policy allows any student with a high school diploma to enroll after completing an application and providing high school or college transcripts. Complete a Chipola College application, available online at, or call 850-718-2233 for assistance.Request your high school to send a final high school transcript to Chipola. Take the College Placement Test by calling 718-2284 for assistance.

For more information, call the Chipola Registration Office at 718-2311, or visit Chipola on the web at

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