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welcomeIt is our privilege to introduce you to Miami Dade College,one of the nation’s largest and most diverse institutions of highereducation and a place where all of our students are inspired tolearn and to achieve. MDC is renowned for high-quality, afordableeducation available at our eight campuses and through ouronline programs. We ofer associate and bachelor’s degrees, andcertifcates, along with personalized assistance from the frstmoment you express interest in the College until you complete youreducation with us.The enthusiasm and talent of our students flls our campuses with theexcitement that comes from discovering and fulflling dreams. Thispassion is met by our faculty, whose devotion to teaching creates anurturing and challenging environment. Many students tell us thatour faculty, staf and advisors are like a second family, providingguidance and support at each step of their academic journey.At MDC, you’ll fnd many ways to become involved, make newfriends and experience a rewarding student life. You may also wantto visit us online at or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Thank you for considering Miami Dade College!2 VIEWBOOK

Why MDC?Miami Dade College is one of the largestand most diverse colleges in the nation. Witheight campuses and 100,000 students fromaround the world, the College ofers over 300programs and pathways. MDC ofers severaldegree options, including certifcates,associate and bachelor’s degrees. MDCfeatures numerous Continuing Educationclasses, MDC LIVE, a 100% virtual learningenvironment, other online courses throughMDC Online, the New World School of theArts, the School for Advanced Studies, TheHonors College and Dual Enrollment.TOP 10 REASONSto attend Miami Dade College1. Academic Excellence2. Hundreds of Programs and Pathways3. State-of-the-Art Technology4. Excellent Faculty5. Afordability - Your Best Education Value6. Smaller Class Size7. Great Student Life8. Convenient and Flexible Schedules9. An Ideal Educational Experience for International Students10. Guaranteed Transfer of 60 Credits Earned for Associate in Arts (A.A.) Graduates to Florida’sState Universities or at Select Institutions NationwideVIEWBOOK 5

Degree & Program OferingsARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORDESIGNand a capstone internship that allowsstudents to put their skills to work.ARTS, HUMANITIES ANDCOMMUNICATIONData AnalyticsBUSINESSAddresses the growing demand forskilled professionals who can identify,analyze, interpret and present volumesof data to organizations.CULINARY ARTSCybersecurityCRIMINAL JUSTICEMDC’s state-of-the-art facilities andhands-on training equip studentswith the knowledge and credentialsfor highly rewarding careers incybersecurity.AVIATIONEDUCATIONENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGYENTERTAINMENT AND DESIGNTECHNOLOGYFASHION DESIGN ANDMERCHANDISINGFUNERAL SERVICE EDUCATIONHEALTH SCIENCESINDUSTRY/MANUFACTURING ANDCONSTRUCTIONNURSINGPUBLIC SAFETYSCIENCESOCIAL AND BEHAVIORALSCIENCES AND HUMAN SERVICESFor the complete list, BACHELOR’S DEGREES NOWINCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:Biological Sciences - BiotechnologyThis in-demand program features astrong curriculum, hands-on training6 VIEWBOOKMore than3002,000,000Overprograms and pathwaysof studyalumni & counting8campuses, outreach centers,MDC LIVE and MDC OnlineEducation167nationalitiesrepresentedMDC’s renowned School of Educationprepares teachers for the challenges ofreal-world classrooms. Graduates havethe awards to prove it.practice in all clinical settings.Electronics Engineering TechnologyPhysician Assistant StudiesGet hands-on training that providesthe dynamic knowledge, skills andindustry connections that open doorsto a career in technology.Train to be a key member of themedical team, working alongsidedoctors to treat patients in one of thefastest-growing health care felds.79%96%Film, Television & Digital ProductionPublic Safety ManagementFrom cinematography to web design,this program puts students on trackto leave a mark on the world ofmultimedia.MDC’s internationally renowned Schoolof Justice prepares students for publicsafety careers from law enforcementto emergency management.of students with anAssociate in Artsdegree transferred toa four-year universityin Floridaof MDC graduateshave no federalstudent loan debtInformation Systems TechnologySupervision and ManagementImmerse yourself in the world ofcutting-edge technology. Learn todesign, plan and manage informationinfrastructures and resources.Learn to be a leader through upperlevel coursework in business ethics,customer relations and managementpractices.NursingSupply Chain ManagementMDC’s nursing program equipsstudents with the knowledge andskills needed for professional nursingLearn what it takes to successfullybring a product to market, from rawmaterials to a retailer’s shelves.87%of graduatesindicatedtheir overallsatisfactionwith MiamiDade College19:190%Student to facultyratio (2019-20)indicated that MDC was their frstchoice of institution to attendReasons for choosing MDC: Quality/Reputation Cost Location Specifc ProgramsVIEWBOOK 7

paying for college mart Money Moves Complete the FAFSA even if you do not think youqualify. Research and apply for scholarships early Beware of scholarship scams. Do not pay to complete the FAFSA. It’s a freeapplication.Learn more at to MDC for FREE!Have good grades?Ready for college-level courses?Find out about the American Dream Scholarship,which covers two years (60 credits) of in-state tuitionat Miami Dade or 305-237-8888The American Dream Scholarship is made possible with thegenerous support of the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation.8 VIEWBOOK

attendanceoptionsadmissionschecklistMiami Dade College now ofers multiple learning modalities including our newest, MDC LIVE,a 100% virtual learning environment with live faculty lectures, along with other online coursesthrough MDC Online, as well as in-person classroom instruction and blended learning options.STEPS FOR NEW STUDENTSStudents WILL NOT be required to physically attend class on campus: Apply for admission online LIVE (Learning Interactively in a Virtual Environment)100% VIRTUAL Pay your non-refundable admissionapplication fee at virtual classes from anywhere and interact in real time with professorsand classmates on scheduled days and times, as you would in person. Check information about Floridaresidency for tuition classifcation VirtuallyWhen: Scheduled meeting days and times2MDC Online100% VIRTUALMDC In-Person100% ON CAMPUSTake classes on campus while following social distancing protocols,including wearing a face covering and staying six feet apart from othersWhere: On campusWhen: Scheduled meeting days and times2MDC BlendedON CAMPUS VIRTUALLYA mix of online and traditional in-person instruction. Social distancingprotocols will be followed when meeting in person.Where: On campus and virtuallyWhen: Mix of scheduled and flexible days and times10 VIEWBOOKFor more information visit about MDC’s attendance options visit Get Your Student ID andParking Decal Contact your campus Student LifeDepartment for more information at9. Purchase Your Books Visit the MDC Bookstore online Attend class and enjoy yourMDC experience!2. Complete the FinancialAid ApplicationOnline classes with the option to complete coursework on your own timeand at your own pace, while still meeting weekly and term deadlines.Students MAY be required to physically attend class on campus:7. Pay Fees on Submit your U.S. ofcial high schoolor college transcripts to MDC Where: VirtuallyWhen: Flexible days and times11. Complete an AdmissionsApplication6. Select and Register forClasses With Your AdvisorMDC has as its top prioritythe health and safety of allstudents and employees.Twice-daily cleaning andsanitizing of all campusbuildings, high-traffic areasand frequently touchedsurfaces is standard protocol.In addition, MDC has installedhand-sanitation stations atmain entrances and keyhigh-traffic locations on allcampuses.3. Satisfy Your PlacementTesting Requirements Miami Dade College receives testscores from ACCUPLACER NG, ACTor SAT for placement purposes.4. Establish Your myMDCAccount and Email Create your account at my.mdc.eduin order to register and access collegeservices.5. Register for Your MandatoryNew Student Virtual Orientation Go to toregister using your MDC account andpassword.VIEWBOOK 11

fast track sharksprogramThe Fast Track Sharks program is a unique ofering fromMiami Dade College designed to help incoming freshmentransition to college.Providing for a strong academic foundation, this six-weekprogram ofers frst-time-in-college students the opportunity to take two college credit courses over the summer ina supportive learning environment. Participating studentsget a head start on college while also saving time andmoney. Students may earn a College Credit Certifcate orcontinue toward an associate degree.Enrollment in the Fast Track Sharks Program is limited andis based on a frst-come, frst-served basis. Students can: Earn six college credits Receive FREE tuition and fees for Florida residents Receive textbooks and course materialsFor additional information contact :305-237-8888 or [email protected] Fast Track Sharks Program is made possible with the generoussupport of the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation.Fast Track SharksEligibility RequirementsStudents must have graduated from high schooland completed the following: MDC admissions applicationFlorida residency documentationFAFSAFast Track Sharks applicationFast Track Sharks program-specific orientation12 VIEWBOOK

rising black scholarsGet an Early Start on Your College EducationThe Rising Black Scholars Program at Miami DadeCollege is a groundbreaking initiative ofering Blackstudents free tuition for up to two years of study, alongwith the resources and support necessary for academicsuccess. The program provides students the opportunityto earn credit toward an associate degree for expandedcareer options and higher earning potential.Students will receive the following: In-state tuition up to 30 credits plus fees per year* Book stipend each term (up to 600) Laptop computer MDC scholarship opportunitiesIn addition, students will have access to academiccoaching with a personal academic advisor; peer mentoring; career exploration, counseling and resume assistance; and internship opportunities.For additional information:visit Rising Black Scholars Program is made possible with the generoussupport of the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation.Rising Black ScholarsEligibility RequirementsStudents must have graduated from high schooland completed the following: MDC admissions applicationFAFSALetter of recommendationRising Black Scholars applicationRising Black Scholars program-specificorientation*Funds applied at in-state tuition rate after all other resources available to covertuition and fees have been applied. Out-of-state students responsible for any additional out-of-state costs per credit,not covered by scholarshipVIEWBOOK 15

ways to earnyour degree fasterDual EnrollmentIf you’re looking for a head start on college, considerdual enrollment classes, which are college courses youtake for free while in high school that count toward adegree at MDC or other colleges.Learn more at,[email protected] or any New Student Center.Credit-by-ExamsYou may know more than we are giving you credit for! Earn college credits by proving your knowledge through exam programs such as CLEP, DSST, AP,Excelsior/UExcel and more.Visit High School with Your A.A. DegreeThe School for Advanced Studies (SAS) is a Miami-DadeCounty Public Schools Collegiate High School locatedat four MDC campuses. SAS students fnish their lasttwo years of high school while attending MDC and often graduate with both a high school diploma and anAssociate in Arts degree.Learn more at VIEWBOOK

honors collegeThe story is YOURS. The honor is OURS.The Honors College at MDC is proud to educate some of theregion’s brightest and most academically driven students.Honors students receive unparalleled support ranging fromoutstanding professors to generous scholarships. The Honors College Fellows Award is available to all students admitted to The Honors College. This prestigiousfnancial package covers the cost of in-state tuition, feesand books. At the completion of the program, Honors students earnan Associate in Arts degree with Honors and are prepared to transfer to a four-year institution to attain abachelor’s degree. Graduates of The Honors College enjoy a high successrate in transferring to many of the top four-year collegesand universities in the nation, including Harvard, Yale,Georgetown, Smith, New York University, Georgia Tech,University of Wisconsin, Cornell, Columbia and others. MDC has the highest number of Jack Kent CookeFoundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholars in thenation. 25% of MDC Honors College students transfer to STEMbachelor’s programs. Beyond academic excellence, Honors students participate in national and global political discourse via annual academic seminars through the Washington Centerin Washington, D.C. and the Global Citizenship Alliance in association with the Salzburg Global Seminar inSalzburg, Austria, and more.Learn more at 19

global learningOfce of International EducationMDC ofers students international learning opportunitiesincluding fellowships, internships, scholarships and studyabroad/exchange programs.Students at MDC can study abroad on six continents andin more than 30 countries while earning credits toward anMDC degree.In addition, MDC also ofers faculty-led study abroad programs in architecture, science, business, nursing, foreignlanguages and more.Through a series of multicultural events to enhance awareness of our interconnected world, MDC also engages withthe community at large and works closely with governments and nonproft organizations for the development ofgrants and contracts that support international cooperation.To learn more, contact the Ofce of International Education at 305-237-3124 or visit students are eligible to experience living andstudying in any of the following countries while earning credits that count toward their degree: ArgentinaAustraliaBulgariaCanadaChinaCzech RepublicDenmarkDominican RepublicEcuador20 VIEWBOOK EnglandGermanyGhanaGreeceIndiaIrelandItalyAnd many more!

an enriching studentexperienceLife Beyond ClassesFree TutoringAthleticsMDC’s ACCESS Ofces provides support servicesfor students with documented disabilities. For moreinformation visit is alive with student clubs, events, community outreach and athletics as well as networking,service-learning and study-abroad opportunities. MDChas it all. Find out more at’s fve intercollegiate athletic teams have all heldstate and regional titles as well as placement in the toptier of national competition. For tryouts or informationabout Sharks Athletics, call 305-237-2140 or contact usat Kendall Campus.Women Basketball Softball VolleyballMen Baseball BasketballAcademic and Career AdvisingAdvisement and Career Services assists students withselecting courses, job placement and transferring toother institutions. Learn more at Student ServicesThe New Student Center provides personalizedassistance from application to orientation. Learn moreat ResourcesLearning Resources enhances the classroom experiencefor students through instruction on research techniques,informative workshops and more. Find out more VIEWBOOKTutors provide instruction and test preparation tostudents for a variety of courses. Learn more (Disability Services)Single StopMDC Single Stop ofers free benefts screenings,legal counseling, access to the Shark Student FoodPantry, fnancial coaching and tax preparation forMDC students and their immediate family members.For more information, call 305-237-1444 or and Veterans ServicesAdvisors assist eligible U.S. veteran students anddependents using their VA educational benefts tofurther their education. Visit Idea CenterThe Idea Center at MDC is the college’s groundbreakinghub of innovation, the place where students from alldisciplines can gather, collaborate and take advantage ofresources and training to develop their entrepreneurialideas.Through cutting-edge entrepreneurship education,professional development and experiential learning,students and community members can acquire the toolsneeded to identify challenges and develop solutions.Learn more at 23

your educationand beyondTransfer to Four-Year InstitutionsAn Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree fromMDC is designed to facilitate transfer tofour-year institutions of higher learning inthe U.S. MDC’s articulation agreement withmore than 70 colleges and universitiesguarantees transfer of 60 credits earnedto any of Florida’s 11 public universitiesas well as dozens of select institutionsnationwide. A.A. graduates may alsopursue a four-year degree at MDC.PERFORMING ARTS CULTURAL EVENTS STUDY ABROADGet a Dream Job!Brighten your career outlook by attendingMDC, a college with a high job placementrate. MDC graduates go on to fnd jobs ina variety of in-demand, high-paying felds.Explore diferent industries by completinga career assessment at LIFE NOTABLE ALUMNI ENDLESS POSSIBILITIESChangemakingDid you know that MDC is an Ashoka UChangemaker Campus? MDC has beendesignated as a leader in social innovation education and is the frst public institution of higher education in the Southeastern United States to join the world’slargest network of universities focused onsocial innovation education, the Ashoka UChangemaker Campus network.MDC joins top universities across the globeincluding Brown, Cornell, Duke, Fordham,George Mason, Johns Hopkins, Middleburyand Tulane in its institutional change approach to impact the education of millionsof students.24 VIEWBOOK300 PROGRAMS AND PATHWAYS 8 CAMPUSES ATHLETICS STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY

campus contactinformationHialeah Campus1776 W. 49th St.Hialeah, FL 33012-2918General Number: 305-237-8700Homestead Campus500 College TerraceHomestead, FL 33030-6009General Number: 305-237-5555Kendall Campus11011 S.W. 104th St.Miami, FL 33176-3393General Number: 305-237-2000Medical Campus950 N.W. 20th St.Miami, FL 33127-4622General Number: 305-237-4000North Campus11380 N.W. 27th Ave.Miami, FL 33167-3418General Number: 305-237-1000Padrón Campus627 S.W. 27th Ave.Miami, FL 33135-2937General Number: 305-237-6000West Campus3800 N.W. 115th Ave.Miami, FL 33178-4856General Number: 305-237-8918Wolfson Campus300 N.E. Second Ave.Miami, FL 33132-2204General Number: 305-237-300026 VIEWBOOKNew World School of the ArtsLearn More About MDC25 N.E. Second St.Miami, FL 33132-2013Admissions: 305-237-7007Create your own customizedMDC webpage P. Meek EntrepreneurialEducation CenterApplying is Easy!6300 N.W. Seventh Ave.Miami, FL 33150-4322General Number: 305-237-1900Employee Relations/ EqualOpportunity Programs/ ADAKendall Campus11011 S.W. 104 St., Room 1112Miami, FL 33176-3393305-237-2090Complete the application online or at any campusAdmissions Office.Speak with an AdvisorYou may also want to speak with a preadmission advisor at [email protected] 305-340-2169 to start your collegeexperience.MDC Onlineonline.mdc.edu305-237-3800MDC Information [email protected] a tour today at WBOOK 27

Miami Dade CollegeDistrict Board of TrusteesMichael Bileca, ChairNicole Washington, Vice ChairAnay AbrahamRoberto AlonsoMarcell FelipeMadeline Pumariega, President, Miami Dade CollegeMiami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution which does not discriminate on thebasis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity,pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information.Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/ Title IX Coordinator at 305.237.2577(Voice) or 711 (TTY).AccreditationMiami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and SchoolsCommission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate degree. Contact the Southern Associationof Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.www.mdc.eduMDC Call Center: 2019

around the world, the College ofers over 300 MDC Online, the New World School of the programs and pathways. MDC ofers several Arts, the School for Advanced StudiesThe , degree options, including certifcate