What is STEM?

It’s the future of tomorrow’s workforce. South Florida State College has been awarded a $5 million U.S. Department of Education Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) STEM grant to improve access to and success in degrees and career fields in science, technology, engineering and math for Latino students in the Heartland Region. 

The Re-Engineering Our Future program offers students the opportunity to become highly paid innovators, educators, researchers and workers who will lead tomorrow’s workforce to solve the challenges facing our world today and tomorrow. 

These areas of study and focus are vital to both the future of our region and the future of our children. STEM-related jobs lead to financially rewarding careers, help build communities and transform families. Professionals in these job fields are working to give their families better lives and make the world a better place. 

By getting your degree in a STEM field at South Florida State College, you will continue to provide for your family, your neighbors, your community and the world. 

A Path to a Better Life

The value of a college degree reaches far beyond just paying the bills today. A college degree opens the doors to a career, and a career means steady work, regular hours, increased pay. It means stability, security, even family vacations. A degree from South Florida State College allows you to continue to improve your quality of life and the lives of your family. And you can earn your degree while you are working. With affordable tuition, financial aid and flexible schedules in many concentrations of study, SFSC students can attend classes on campus, online, anytime. 

Let’s Get to Work!

Thanks to a $5 million grant, the future looks very bright for the hardworking Hispanic communities, families and students we serve. Find out today how a degree from South Florida State College can lead to a better paying jobs and a better way of life for you and your family. 

The Benefits of STEM

Economic Advantage and Job Opportunity

A degree in a STEM field of study opens the doors to advancement, higher paying careers, economic advantage and better lives for students and their families. 

On Campus. Online. Anytime. 

You can continue working while you go to school, and you have access to faculty and staff that allows for personal attention and service, and leads to success. 

Affordable & Close to Home

Pay less money to earn your degree today and make more money when you graduate tomorrow. There’s no better educational value in the region. With campuses to serve our students, SFSC makes earning a degree cost effective and convenient. 

Community Support & Student Life

The grouping Hispanic communities, families and students that we serve have the full support of our local businesses and leaders. They want to see our children go to school, succeed and join our growing, healthy workforce. Our Latino students say they feel like a part of the family at South Florida State College. We wouldn’t have it any other way. 


You have worked long and hard to provide a better life, a better career path for your children. That’s what South Florida State College and STEM are all about; working together to make the future bright for your family.