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Colleges Offer More Courses Aimed at Job Market

Miami, August 19, 2012 - The glossy brochure promoting Miami Dade College’s School of Science begins with the expected burst of lofty language about teaching students to question, investigate and formulate conclusions about the natural world. But directly under the Mission heading, the new pamphlet gets down to business, laying out the paycheck prospects for graduates. Biological Technician: $38,396. Horticulturist: $34,511. Environmental Technician: $40,227.

"That’s what the students care about right now," Dean Heather Belmont said.

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