Introduction to Miami Dade College
Miami Dade College is a Florida state supported college that has more than 174,000 students. It is the largest higher learning institution in the United states. It first opened in the 1960s, with 1,428 attending what was then known as Dade County Junior College. It was a community college open to any county resident who graduated from high school.
Today, Miami Dade College has eight campuses, allowing its students maximum flexibility when it comes to class selection around their location and schedules, especially for first year introductory classes.
Below is a list of the locations and the offerings of each campus:
1780 W 49th Street
Hialeah Florida 33012
Hialeah Campus offers day and evening classes six days a week. It offers Associates degrees and Vocational Credit Certificate programs. It offers classes that can lead to career entry into Computer Technology, Office Technology, Electronics and Early Childhood Development fields.
500 College Terrace
Homestead, FL 33030-6009
Homestead Campus offers a full range of higher education programs including those in Computer Information Systems, Business, Health Sciences and many others.
627 SW 27th Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2204
InterAmerican Campus is a unique environment that offers a variety of courses and degree offerings. It has Miami Dade College’s School of Education, which offers paths to a rewarding career in education. It also has courses in Business, Engineering, Technology and Continuing Education.
11011 SW 104 ST
Miami, FL 33176-3393
Kendall Campus offers a wide range of learning opportunities including transfer programs designed to help students move to a four-year institution. It offers a variety of continuing education classes and a School of Business with a comprehensive list of Business concentrations.
950 N.W. 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127-4622
The Medical Campus offers programs to prepare students for medical careers including those in Allied Health and Nursing. It is located within Miami’s medical/civic center complex, which also houses The University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Veterans Administration Hospital.
11380 NW 27 AV
Miami, FL 33167-3418
The North Campus was Miami Dade College’s first campus. It offers students the opportunity to start working toward a bachelor’s degree or earning a one year certificate. The North Campus houses the College’s School of Justice which offers programs to train police officers, corrections officers and private security guards.
3800 NW 115th Avenue
Doral, Florida 33178
West Campus offers Associates programs and a full range of general education courses. The School or Business offers Associates degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. The campus also offers corporate training programs
300 NE Second Ave.
Miami, FL 33132
Wolfson Campus is located in Miami’s cultural, financial, and governmental hub. It offers programs in business, computer technology, paralegal studies, hospitality management, engineering, the arts, architecture, banking/financial services and social sciences.