Miami-Dade College Logo

Academic Programs

 Academic Programs
  • Arts and Philosophy
    • Humanities
    • Philosophy
  • Biology, Health & Wellness
  • Chemistry, Physics & Earth Sciences
  • College Prep
  • Computer Information System
  • English and Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences

 General Education

College requirements for degree-seeking students vary according to programs.  A full array of general education courses is offered at the Center including classes in English Composition, humanities, social science, psychology, mathematics, and natural science.


Courses in accounting, business administration, computer science, economics, management, marketing, and office technology are offered every term.

 Business Institute

Offers courses for upgrading job-related skills and for increasing management effectiveness and profits in business.  Courses are appropriate for computer-users, Business entrepreneurs and professionals.

 Continuing Education Department

Provides quality learning opportunities to non-traditional students pursuing a variety of interests.  Non-credit courses are offered for enhancement of occupational or professional skills, preparation of university admission tests, or personal enrichment.  No high-school diploma or record of previous education is required.

For more information or in case of any difficulty, please call Ana Santos (305) 237-8745 or Rolando Gonzalez (305) 237-8760. 

 Language Institute

A functional program designed to develop listening, speaking and writing skills. It prepares the students for communication in workplace and social situations, while providing a solid language foundation for students pursuing a career. A placement test is required.  

 Microcomputer Applications

Diversified offerings are available in areas such as spreadsheets, word processing

 English, Reading and Composition

English courses stress writing and reading.  The offerings encompass course work to accommodate the student needs on various skill levels.

  World Languages

The Hialeah Campus offers a diversified world language program.  The center has a state-of-the-art language laboratory to aid the student's practice.

 English for Non-Native Speakers

The program for non-native speakers of English is structured to accommodate students with various levels of English proficiency.  Each level includes specific course work in reading, writing, grammar and speech.

 Vocational Credit Programs

Short-term training is available for positions such as childcare workers, accounting clerks, management trainees, electronic technicians, office receptionists, microcomputer operators, and microcomputer repair technicians.

 Procedure to Enroll in Non-Credit Classes:

Please proceed step-by-step as indicated below:

Complete the Application for Vocational Credit Programs.  It is important that you bring your resident card, parole or employment authorization card, social security card and your Florida driver’s license.  In case you are a U.S. citizen you should bring your voter’s registration card, your passport or your Certificate of Citizenship in lieu of the resident card.

If you already have a student number because you took a previous class or because you have already been processed, you then complete the Request for Vocational Credit or Non-Credit Course form (green form).

Make your check or money order payable to: Miami-Dade Community College.  Cash is not accepted.

 Refund Policy

Fees are refundable if the college cancels a class, or if you officially withdraw through an Office of the Registrar on or before the second scheduled meeting of the class.  For classes meeting only one or two consecutive days, withdrawal must be prior to the first scheduled meeting of the class.  The college reserves the right to change or cancel a class.  Fees are subject to change without prior notice to students if mandated by state or college policy.


MDC Home | Current Students | Prospective Students | Programs | Alumni | Employees | Campuses | About MDC | Help/Ask MDC
Copyright © 2015 Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.
Questions? Visit our Contacts page • Send FeedbackMission Statement
Read our Privacy Policy.
Back to Top