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Gulf Coast State College ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Gulf Coast State College is located in Panama City, FL, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 34 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being ServSafe, BLS Certification, and Certified Phlebotomy Technician. Time to complete this education training ranges from 4 hours to 3 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 6 months. The cost to attend Gulf Coast State College ranges from $65 to $6,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $800. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Gulf Coast State College are "Good teachers" and "Good career preparation", but respondents also mentioned "Hands-on training" and "Positive environment" as notable benefits. Gulf Coast State College has been reviewed 37 times, with an average rating of 4.46 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend Gulf Coast State College to a friend.

School Information

5230 U.S. 98 Panama City, FL 32401
4 hours - 3 years


  • State Certified Community Association Manager: $350
  • Registered customer service representative: $500
  • Gulf Coast Safety Council: $135
  • ServSafe: $150 - $250
  • BLS Certification: $10,000 - $13,000
  • Certified Personal Trainer: $800
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification: $2,000
  • Personal Care Assistant: $6,000
  • Certified state corrections officer: $1,800
  • Dental Radiology Certificate: $5,000
  • Lifeguard Certified: $250
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification: $10,000
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician: $65
  • CSWA: $300
  • FCCPC Certificate: $1,500
  • Instructors Techniques Certificate: $500
  • A.E.D. Heart Rescue Certified: $200
  • Autobody & paint Certificate: $6,000
  • Air condition and repair Certificate: $6,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 27 reviews
Good career preparation Mentioned in 24 reviews
Hands-on training Mentioned in 24 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Good training from instructor and very informative. Hands in training was helpful for those not familiar with course. Also helpful for those taking a refresher course.



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Hands-on training

Other comments

Getting into air conditioning it was a big change learning and experience, I learned how to hook up a unit and sauder the lines in, the hardest part of the train was getting into a new field.

ServSafe Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their ServSafe?

19,655 people answered

“I wish I had done it earlier so I would've know how to properly prepare food better.”

Sept. 9, 2019

“There is nothing that I wish I knew before earning this certification. I did not earn this certification because I was interested in being more prepared for the food industry, it was required for a pathway I took in high school but I am glad that I did take the test.”

Sept. 9, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their ServSafe?

22,229 people answered

“This is a good certification to have if you are interested in being in the food industry for a long period of time, but it does require a good deal of studying for.”

Sept. 9, 2019

“Many employers are looking for this certification, it was a tough test to pass. However, studying was the trick!”

Sept. 9, 2019
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