South University is a system of schools that is comprised of twelve locations in nine states. The University was originally established in 1899 by Dr. John Draughon in Savannah Georgia and was originally known as Draughon’s Practical Business College. The school eventually came under the ownership of the Education Management Corporation (EDMC), and has since expanded into what is now South University. The school prides itself on its 100 plus years of educational excellence, having refined and extended its methods over the years. The university also provides a distance learning option through South University Online which provides opportunities for students nationwide.
South University offers degrees that range from the associate level to the doctoral, and is continually expanding its areas of study and offerings, including the recent addition of a doctor of pharmacy program at its Savannah, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina locations. The programs provide education and training in a large number of fields, but all study comes with a focus on core skills developed through a broad curriculum in order to ensure that the foundations for professional success are in place.
Programs offered include:
- Criminal Justice
- Graphic Design
Creative arts programs are offered through the Art Institutes campuses in North Carolina and Texas.
South University – Tampa is located at 4401 N Himes Ave, Suite 175 in the city of Tampa. About 990 students have graduated from this campus in recent years. This campus offers services for students in the form of flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules, post-graduation job placement opportunities, and remedial education courses for licensure preparation or admissions requirements. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting southuniversity.edu.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to South University – Tampa.
- Everest University - Brandon in Tampa, FL (9 miles away)
- Herzing University - Winter Park in Winter Park, FL (83 miles away)
- Remington College in Heathrow, FL (88 miles away)
- South University - West Palm Beach in Royal Palm Beach, FL (171 miles away)
- Southern Career College in Jacksonville, FL (172 miles away)