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Ethics for Professionals

  • TextbooksSt. Petersburg College, a national leader in applied ethics training and online instruction, offers quality ethics training for teachers in a convenient online college course. PHI 2623 combines ethical theories with codes,principles and statutes, which directly affect educators. Students will apply this learning to real-life case studies to resolve ethical dilemmas educators may face. View brochure.

    This class was developed in cooperation with the Florida Department of Education and the former National Center for Teacher Transformation at SPC, for people with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

    Training can be applied toward certification, re-certification or remediation for those who have had their licenses sanctioned as a result of ethical misbehavior.

    Note: A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree and permission of the program director are required prerequisites for this course.

    Student resources

    Ethics Applied, Edition 7.0, Goree, Manias and Till
    Pearson Education Publishing, 2013
    (ISBN: 1256825352)


    Ethics Applied, Edition 7.5, Goree, Manias and Till
    Pearson Education Publishing, 2015
    (ISBN: 9781323293164)


    Online video lessons
    Ethics Applied Video Series
    St. Petersburg College has produced an original series of video lessons that supplement your textbook. Preview video lessons.


    Get started now

    Step 1: Apply to SPC

    If you have never attended St. Petersburg College, complete an SPC Admission Application at www.spcollege.edu/apply and pay the college’s admission fee.

    Step 2: Register

    Call Gloria Hobson at 727-341-4335 for permission to register for PHI 2623. This course is for those with a bachelor’s degree or higher. Then, login to MySPC to register for the class online.

    Step 3: Pay tuition

    Login to MySPC to pay tuition online. You can also pay on campus or by calling the business office at 727-341-4300. Tuition for this course is based on Florida state college rates, which are significantly lower than state university tuition rates.

    Step 4: Login to your class

    Login to your class. Your User ID and password are the same for the my|Courses system and MySPC.