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Physical Abilities Test


  • The Physical Abilities Test (PAT) is administered on a walk-in basis on the following days:
  • Every Thursday: 9:00 A.M.
  • Every 2nd and 4th Friday: 9:00 A.M.
  • The Practice PAT is administered every Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.
  • Report 10 minutes before the scheduled time in front of Building 9.

Reporting Information

When reporting for the Physical Abilities Test, you MUST bring the following items:

  • Completed Physician’s Medical Consent Form (must be signed by a Physician)
  • Physical Ability Test Data Sheet
  • Government Issued Picture ID (i.e. Driver’s License)
  • Receipt of payment from the Bursar’s Office.
    • Bursar’s Office Location: North Campus, Building 1, Room 1154
    • Bursar’s Office Telephone Number: (305) 237-1287
    • Bursar’s Office Hours: Mon—Thurs 8:00 A.M.—7:00 P.M.; Fri 8:00 A.M.—4:30 P.M.

Candidates will not be allowed to participate in the Practice PAT or PATwithout the aforementioned items. 
No Exceptions.


All Physical Ability Test Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • $30—Physical Abilities Test
  • $45—Physical Abilities Test and Practice PAT

Test results are on a pass/fail basis and will be provided to candidates immediately following the test.

For more information on Physical Abilities Testing, please contact

The Assessment Center:
(305) 237-1476

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 which does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, ethnicity, pregnancy, sexual orientation or genetic information. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator/Title IX Coordinator, at 305.237.2577.