Guidance counselors will discuss your career goals with you. All persons who are at least 16 years of age and not enrolled in high school may apply for adult admission by following these steps:

  1. Call (941) 924-1365 Ext. 62283 to schedule an appointment to meet with a guidance counselor to discuss information about Suncoast Technical College programs, services, costs, and financial aid
  2. Complete a Suncoast Technical College application. Programs leading to licensure and certification require additional information
  3. Pay the application fee.
  4. Take the TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
    *Criminal Justice Academy applicants must be at least 19 years of age and take the CJBAT/FBAT.
  5. Meet with a guidance counselor to review test
    results, receive information on specific programs,
    and enroll in your selected program.

    Some programs require additional fees for background checks.