Students who are graduating or earning a certificate from Lakeland Community College should first meet with a Lakeland counselor in the Counseling and Advising Center. This meeting is to ensure that all requirements for the degree or certificate they are seeking have been completed.
All associate degrees (arts, science, applied science and technical studies) require successful completion of at least 60 semester hours with a 2.0 minimum grade point average (GPA). The student must have earned at least 20 credit hours at Lakeland Community College.
All applied associate degrees (applied business or applied science) require the student to:
Some programs of study may have additional program and/or grade point average requirements based upon accreditation standards. The students must review the requirements of the specific degree program to determine if there are additional requirements.
Check the Important Dates for current graduation application deadlines.
2024 Commencement Ceremony Date
Saturday, May 11, 2024
I came to Lakeland not knowing anything. I wanted to help people and I knew that I had to go to school to learn about health care. I am so happy that I did this. Lakeland changed my life. Ianny Martinez Medical Assisting
Lakeland opened the doors of opportunity for me to begin my future. Through Phi Theta Kappa I found my passion for leadership and service. Lakeland has molded me to embrace an unlimited future. Elizabeth Brassell Associate of Arts