About MDC

History of MDC

Mission & Vision


As democracy’s college, Miami Dade College changes lives through accessible, high-quality teaching and learning experiences. The College embraces its responsibility to serve as an economic, cultural and civic leader for the advancement of our diverse global community.


To be the recognized leader in student learning, achievement and success while enriching our community

Core Values

  • An exceptional learning environment that challenges students and empowers them to attain their academic goals
  • An international perspective that makes our students civically engaged and globally competitive
  • A commitment to evidence-informed decision making and accountability
  • Innovation and efficiency that ensure affordability while optimizing educational quality
  • An exceptional work environment that engages an exemplary and diverse workforce
  • Quality community partnerships that serve as the foundation for the development of relevant workforce, cultural and civic programs
  • Cultural initiatives that capture the richness of Miami-Dade County’s multicultural fabric
  • Environmental awareness that results in intentional sustainability practices