Statement of Legal Control
Suncoast College of Health is owned by Quality Health Care Training Academy, Inc.
Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education License #3214
Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at:
325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32309-0400 or by calling toll free: 888-224-6684
The institution is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, not the Florida Board of Nursing.
Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools #00257970
Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting ACICS at:
750 First Street NE Suite 980 Washington DC 20002 or by calling: 202-336-6780
Click here for the Show-Cause Directive regarding the 2017-2018 BSN Cohort General Education and Graduation Requirements: Public Notice
Click here for the: 2019 Campus Accountability Report
Suncoast College of Health complies with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) requiring that no qualified handicapped person will be excluded by reason of the handicap from enrolling in a course of instruction.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Suncoast College of Health admits students of any race, color, sexual cathexis and national or ethnic origin. The Institute’s policy of equal opportunity employment and affirmative action, consistent with Federal Policy, is that no person shall, on the grounds of race, creed, color, handicap, national origin, sex, sexual cathexis, age, political affiliation, or belief, be excluded from any training, be denied the benefit of, or be subject to, discrimination in any hiring practice or activity.
Protecting our Children and Adults from Sexual Predators Act
Section 3. Section 1005.10, Florida Statutes
FDLE Sexual predator and sexual offender registry
FDLE Toll-free telephone number: 1-888-357-7332
For TTY Accessibility: 1-877-414-7234
Advisory Board Statement
To meet the changing societal environment, the Suncoast College of Health Advisory Board represents the community’s cross-cultural composition. Every effort is made to incorporate the advice received from the Advisory Board to constantly modify, update, or add to the curriculum and to ensure that the Advisory Board remains relevant and dynamic.
Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress
All students are required to meet the standards of academic performance that are outlined in the sections below and they are evaluated regularly to determine that the standards are met. These standards have multiple components: a minimum cumulative grade point average requirement (CGPA); a minimum successful completion rate based on all clock hours attempted; and, a maximum time frame requirement to successfully complete all required clock hours for the program.
Students who have successfully graduated from Suncoast College of Health will receive the designation of their program. It will be awarded under the following conditions only:
˗ Student must have a cumulative grade point average for didactic/clinical exams no lower than 70%.
˗ Student must have satisfactorily completed all required courses and exams.
˗ Student must have fulfilled all Suncoast College of Health financial obligations (e.g., tuition).
˗ Student must have all excessive leave and non-attended time made up.
˗ Students must have completed all clinical externship hours and requirements.
Maximum Program Length
The maximum program length for transfer students will be adjusted individually according to the total number of credits they successfully transferred into the program. The 1.5 times the normal length calculation will be used to determine that student’s maximum program length for the transfer student needs to ensure completion of their degree program.
The Maximum Time Frame for the Completion of any program of study is 150% (1.5 times) of the credits designated for the program in the College catalog. A student will not be making Satisfactory Academic Progress if the college determines that the student is unable to graduate from his or her program without exceeding the Maximum Time Frame for Completion.
Dedicated in loving memory of the founder’s grandfather, Romaine Lee, who passed from Alzheimer’s disease July 21, 2011. Watching the one you love who is vulnerable and incapable of caring for themselves be mistreated gave me inspiration to build and provide a place of education for future caregivers where the mission is to deliver care that is strong in competency, compassion, quality and dedication. If you see, hear or suspect abuse please contact the abuse hotline at 1-800-96- ABUSE.