The School of Justice (SOJ) at Miami Dade College is a public safety and educational training center. In addition to offering criminal justice academic programs, the School of Justice provides training toward certification and licensing in various areas of public safety, including fire, police, corrections and private security.
Many dedicated men and women serve our community in distinguished and vitally important jobs in the criminal justice and fire science professions. We invite you to join us at the School of Justice, where tradition, excellence and innovation come together to provide an outstanding educational and training experience.
The mission of Miami Dade College’s School of Justice is to provide accessible, affordable and innovative education, training and assessment programs to produce highly qualified professionals for both the public and private sectors
Since 1971, Miami Dade College and the School of Justice have taken a leadership role in the development and preparation of public safety professionals. Expanding from its humble beginnings, the School of Justice now provides educational and training opportunities to more than 12,000 individuals annually in the following areas:
The School of Justice is one of the largest training centers in Florida and provides state certified training to private and public sector public safety professionals. We offer exceptional law enforcement and corrections academy training to qualified individuals. Trainees in both the law enforcement and corrections basic programs study:
Faculty and staff at Miami Dade College’s School of Justice have developed an academic approach that utilizes formal assessment tools to measure student success. The following five program learning outcomes were adopted for the School of Justice’s academic programs: