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Maybe you’re a numbers whiz, tradesperson, or tech expert. Or maybe you’re still finding your footing in a field that interests you. Regardless of what brings you here, Gulf Coast State College’s Business, Industry, Manufacturing, Construction Pathway will help you gain the skills you need to excel in your career, trade, or field of interest.

From widely applicable skills such as problem-solving to specialized, industry-specific knowledge, you’ll find GCSC’s Business majors, manufacturing degrees, and other programs within this pathway to offer well-rounded preparation for the next step in your education or career.

If you’re interested in advanced, skills-based study that can lead to a well-paying occupation, explore the programs within Gulf Coast’s construction, manufacturing, and industry and business career pathways. Your Pathway Navigator will guide you in finding the program that will work for you.

MEET YOUR Business, Industry,  Technology, and Manufacturing PATHWAY NAVIGATOR

Whether you’re interested in business certificates, manufacturing degrees, construction management degrees, or a different program, taking the next step and going to college is a major decision. To help you navigate your options, we’ve built personalized advising into every step—from the pathway model to the support you’ll receive once you’ve chosen your program.

Your advisor, or Pathway Navigator, is here to help you find your way around GCSC and the Business, Industry, Manufacturing, and Construction Pathway. The Pathway Navigator has a broad, comprehensive understanding of careers associated with this pathway, from logistics to hospitality to digital media—and how to get there. They’ll guide you through the majors, associate degrees, and certificates available at Gulf Coast State College, the highlights of each program, and the possibilities they create for you.

Not sure if this pathway is for you? Your Pathway Navigator will also help you identify related or alternate pathways.

Your Business, Industry, Technology, & Manufacturing Pathway Navigators are:

Jordan Hale

Jordan Hale

Academic Program Support Specialist

Location: Advanced Technology Center Room 104

Prospective Students:

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Current and Returning Students:

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**If there are no appointments available, please stop by the Navigation Center Student Union East Room 221.

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Pathway Guide

 
Will Archer

Will Archer

Pathway Navigator

Location: SUE  Room 204

Prospective Students:

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Current and Returning Students:

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**If there are no appointments available, please stop by the Navigation Center Student Union East Room 221.

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Pathway Guide

How the Business, Industry, Technology, and Manufacturing Pathway Work for You

Explore business majors, manufacturing degrees, trade options, and more.

Discover business certificates and majors like entrepreneurship, business administration, economics, and digital media. Explore manufacturing and construction options in machining, fabrication, or architecture—or learn more about industries and trades like culinary arts, alternative energy, logistics and transportation. Talk with your Pathway Navigator and a career coach about your interests, strengths, and career aspirations.

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Choose your path—an associate degree, certificate, or area of concentration.

Once you know your options within the Business, Industry, Manufacturing, and Construction Pathway, you can narrow your focus: choose an Associate of Arts degree, certificate program, or continuing education. Maybe you’re interested in manufacturing degrees that you can put to work right away. Maybe you’d like to explore business certificates that help you advance in your current role. Or perhaps you’d like to start your business degree here and finish your bachelor’s degree at another institution. Wherever you see yourself, our pathways are designed to help you get there.

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Stay the course.

As you move through the industry, manufacturing, construction, or business degree pathways, you’ll work with a Pathway Navigator, student advisor, or career coach to help you succeed in the program. At Gulf Coast, your success is central to our mission, meaning you can take advantage of numerous helpful resources throughout your entire time here. Whether you need academic support, financial aid, or career advising, you’ll find it at GCSC.

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Achieve success.

Your success doesn’t end when you complete the manufacturing, industry, construction, or business degree pathways. From here, you can go on to countless other places: another institution, a workplace, or abroad. Students who were construction, manufacturing, industry, or business majors at GCSC are now studying at the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of Central Florida. Our graduates have also gone on to enjoy careers in countless trades.

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Business, Industry, Technology, and Manufacturing Majors, Certificates, and Degrees

This degree pathway encompasses industry, tech, and business majors from health services management to CNC machining. We are proud to offer a wide range of programs, including Associate of Arts degrees, certificate programs, and credit for continuing education. If your strengths or interests lie in business, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, construction, culinary arts, or technology, this degree pathway is for you.

Pathway Degree Programs

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Accounting Applications Certificate
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Accounting Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Accounting Technology Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Alternative Energy Systems Specialist
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Architectural Design and Construction Technology Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Architecture Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Business Administration and Management Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Business Administration Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Business Specialist
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Chef's Apprentice
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
CNC Machinist Certificate
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Composite Fabrication Testing Certificate
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Computer Science and Software Engineering Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Computer Science Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Culinary Arts Certificate
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Culinary Management Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Cybersecurity Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media - Production Specialization
Panama City Campus
Bachelors
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media - Web Specialization
Panama City Campus
Bachelors
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media Technology Program
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media/Multimedia Production Certificate
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media/Multimedia Video Production
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Digital Media/Multimedia Web Production
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Economics for Business Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology - Advanced Manufacturing Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology - Alternative Energy Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology - Digital Manufacturing Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology Support Specialist
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Engineering Technology/Building Construction Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Entrepreneurship
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Health Education Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Health Information Management Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Health Science Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Health Services Administration Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Leisure Services Management Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Logistics and Transportation Specialist
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Network Server Administration
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Network Systems Technology
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Organizational Management - Corporate Entrepreneurship Option
Panama City Campus
Bachelors
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Organizational Management - Health Services Option
Panama City Campus
Bachelors
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Rapid Prototyping Specialist
Panama City Campus
Certificate
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Recreation Program Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Software and Database Developer
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Sports Medicine/Athletics Trainer Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Technology Management
Panama City Campus
Bachelors
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Therapeutic Recreation Option Option
Panama City Campus
Associate in Arts (AA)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
Unmanned Vehicles Systems
Panama City Campus
Associate in Science (AS)
Business, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
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