Today’s complex employment market makes it necessary for you to possess every available competitive advantage.

At Daytona College, we train you for professional employment in specialized, technical fields. Our education is geared to the needs of employers who have hired our graduates. We use methods that encourage you to develop not only your skills, but also your professional image. We bring together disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, clinicals, externships, and opportunities to work with the public for diverse groups of learners, including residential and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom. Our objective is to offer you the education that prepares you for a new career.

Daytona College Campus building exterior

Our History

Daytona College was founded in April 1996 as the Daytona Institute of Massage Therapy. In its early years, the school focused entirely on the training of massage therapists to serve the needs of Daytona, Orlando, Ormond Beach, St. Augustine and surrounding Florida communities. The school became accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges as a main school in 2004 and earned its degree-granting status in 2006.

The school moved to its present location at 425 South Nova Road, Ormond Beach, Florida in 2007. Here, the College expanded its program offerings with the addition of the Skin Care, Cosmetology, Barber, Allied Health and Nursing programs.   The associate of science nursing program at Daytona College, located in Ormond Beach Florida is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate of science, nursing program is Continuing Accreditation with Conditions. Visit the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at:


Daytona College currently offers Certificate, Diploma, Associate of Science, and Baccalaureate degree programs.

Our Faculty

When you attend Daytona College, you become a part of a family. Our faculty and staff play a significant role in students’ lives as teachers, advisors and mentors while supporting the mission of the College. Daytona College has a diverse group of professionals with rich experience and expertise in the fields of Nursing, Allied Health, Medical Billing and Coding, Massage Therapy, Cosmetology, Barbering, and Skincare with Nail Technology.

We genuinely care and have a vested interest in seeing you graduate and move into your chosen career. Come graduation day, we can guarantee there will not be very many dry eyes. We have a pretty great group of people here at Daytona College, and we would love to welcome you with open arms.

Licensure & Accreditation

Daytona College is licensed by means of accreditation through the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education.

Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission for Independent Education at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, 850-245-3200 or toll-free at 888-224-6684.

We are a member of the Florida State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (FL-SARA), which facilitates the delivery of distance education by Florida institutions.  FL SARA ensures consistent consumer protection practices for students engaged in distance learning activities.  FL SARA is located in the Department of Education building, Tallahassee.

Daytona College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC,  2101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201.  ACCSC is a recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education.

Daytona College has been recognized by ACCSC as a 2005, 2009, and 2014-15 School of Distinction.

The Nursing, Associate of Science Degree Program has successfully achieved initial accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, or by calling 404-975-5000 or visiting www.acenursing.org.

We are licensed to offer the Associate Degree in Nursing and the Practical Nursing Diploma programs by Florida Board of Nursing,

We are approved to offer the Therapeutic Massage Diploma program by the Florida Board of Massage.

We follow the criteria set forth by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation to offer Barber Styling/Cosmetology and Full Specialist with Spa Services.

Daytona College is licensed as a degree granting institution by the Commission of Independent Education, Florida Department of Education Tallahassee. We are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, Arlington VA. Our Associate of Science in Nursing Degree program has earned initial programmatic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Nursing Education.