Traviss Career Center, located in Lakeland, Florida, is a public institution providing career training to residents of the service area. The school aims to challenge students, allowing them to become independent thinkers and professionals. The school is a Florida Ready to Work Authorized Assessment Center which gauges the job skills of individuals and provides information to employers regarding said skills.
The school offers a diverse number of programs to assist students in finding the right program for them. Students will obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain work after program completion. Job placement assistance is available, and provides students with opportunities to begin their careers. The programs will provide practical and classroom educations, ensuring that individuals both understand and can execute tasks as required by their future profession.
Programs offered include:
- Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating Technology
- Accounting Operations
- Dental Assisting
- Pharmacy Technician
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students wishing to enroll at Traviss Career Center must meet with an admissions representative. The representative will evaluate each student, determining program eligibility, and outlining requirements for entry, as they may vary.
Students will be evaluated and tested, and the length of the program is partially determined by the placement exam. Grants, loans, and scholarships are available for students seeking financial aid. Students in need of assistance should visit the financial aid office to complete the applications necessary to determine eligibility and awards.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Traviss Career Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $30 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $2,900-$3,400
- Out-of-State: $11,000-$13,690
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||69%||$4,350|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Traviss Career Center may provide student services like:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in Polk County and the community colleges in Florida as a whole.
|Traviss Career Center||Polk County||Florida|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1997)
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Traviss Career Center.
- Ridge Career Center in Winter Haven, FL (16 miles away)
- D G Erwin Technical Center in Tampa, FL (33 miles away)
- Brewster Technical Center in Tampa, FL (35 miles away)
- Technical Education Center - Osceola in Kissimmee, FL (39 miles away)
- Westside Tech in Winter Garden, FL (43 miles away)