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General ATD Information

The Applied Technology Diploma (A.T.D) can be part of an Associate in Science degree and earning the certificate can lead to employment in a specific occupation.

ATD Programs

Dental Assisting ATD

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic ATD

A standard high school diploma (or GED) is a requirement for admission. Students must complete the Application for Admission to Eastern Florida State College and pay the application fee. An additional application to the program may be required if it is limited access.

Graduation Requirements

Responsibility for meeting the requirements for graduation rests with the student. The Applied Technology Diploma is awarded to those students who have:

  • Filed an ‘Intent to Graduate’ Application and paid the graduation fee. Applications submitted after the published deadline will incur a late fee.
  • Satisfactorily completed all courses within the program.
  • Completed at least 25% of the credits required for the program through instruction at EFSC.
  • Achieved a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher in the courses that comprise the program.
  • Completed all coursework with a final grade. Students with a grade of “Incomplete” will not be processed for graduation until a final grade is posted. For graduation in the term of application, the final grade must be posted within the first three weeks of the following term. If the final grade is not posted within the first three weeks of the following term, student must reapply and repay. Student may request to have the “I” converted to a permanent ‘F’ if the course is not required for the credits to graduate.
  • Submitted all outstanding transcripts and removed all financial obligations to the college. Final transcript and diploma will not be released until student has removed all financial obligations to the college.

Financial Aid

Not all ATD programs are eligible for financial aid. See the "EFSC Programs and Admissions Requirements" in the EFSC Catalog for eligible programs and contact the financial aid office for assistance when needed.