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MDCC North Campus
 Tell Me About The North Campus | Top
Located in northern Miami-Dade County on a 245-acre site, this beautifully landscaped campus was the College’s first major campus, built in 1960. Its main academic buildings surround a serene lake, and parking areas are well-lit and secure.

The North campus enrolls over 41,000 credit and non-credit students with unique programs and certificates.
 Who Can Enroll? | Top
Miami Dade has an Open Door Admissions Policy, which provides educational opportunities to all who are interested in participating in the degree programs, courses, and services offered by the College.

The North Campus serves a diverse population of students with over half of them in the 18- to 25- year-old age group. Other students include adults new to college, those returning after time away from study, and those seeking new job skills.

Through the School of Advanced Studies, high school juniors and seniors also can enroll in a special dual enrollment program and take college-level courses along with their high school courses.
 How flexible are the programs? | Top
Whether students want to upgrade skills, retrain or start working on a bachelor’s degree, the North Campus will provide students with the opportunity to earn a degree or a one-year certificate, or prepare them for a licensing exam. With day and evening classes offered throughout the week, there is a convenient time for everyone to pursue an education.

We recognize that not everyone learns the same way. Whether you are comfortable in the traditional classroom or require more flexibility, North can tailor your education to meet your needs.

Ask us about Open College, Direct Independent Study, Cooperative Education, Distance Learning and Service Learning.
 Are There Special Interest Classes? | Top
Through Community Education students can enroll in an array of courses – during the day, evening and weekend – for adults and kids, on campus and at the centers near your home. If you are looking for a course to enrich you leisure time, to learn a new sport or hobby, or just to meet people with common interests, we have an affordable, convenient class to meet your needs.

The North Campus also addresses the training needs of local companies through the our Center for Professional Development and Corporate Training, which offers instruction and employee development workshops to business, government and industry. These workshops, on topics such as computer software use, management methods and customer service skills, may be conducted at client facilities or on our campus.

If you are interested in gaining military experience while enrolled in college classes, North offers ROTC in conjunction with the University of Miami.
 Is there an opportunity for students to interact outside the classroom? | Top
There are more than 40 clubs that appeal to a variety of extracurricular interests, including cultural, religious, social or service groups. The campus also has an active Student Government Association, many professional and honorary societies and an award-winning student newspaper, The Falcon Times..

We also have many student groups that participate in performing and visual arts activities. Special events on campus include festivals, concerts by campus ensembles and professional musicians, plays and gallery exhibits by internationally known artists.
 What special programs and services are offered by North? | Top
The following are some programs unique to the North Campus:
  • School of Justice – trains police officers, corrections officers and private sector security guards and has a state-of-the-art Assessment Center.
  • School of Fire and Environmental Sciences – trains students for a variety of technical positions in the area of fire prevention and control, as well as in chemical and watershed management.
  • Funeral Service program – the only program offered by a public institution in southeast Florida that trains morticians and funeral service directors.
  • Entertainment Technologies program – prepares students to work in film, television, radio, sound engineering, music business and digital imaging.
Services
  • We are eager to serve all students regardless of their needs.
  • ACCESS – provides services for disabled students, including readers, interpreters, support labs and tutoring.
  • Language Institute – serves a large, international student population that wants to learn English and make a smooth transition to college courses.
  • Center for Early Care and Education – provides care to toddlers (ages 3 to 5) in a safe setting with challenging, educational activities.
  • National Test Center – administers CLEP, SAT, ACT, GRE and other special examinations.
  • Wellness Center – ideal for getting in shape and releasing stress (open to the public).
  • Honors Program – offers stimulating learning experiences through special academic programs and courses.
 Can I afford to attend North Campus? | Top
Miami Dade’s tuition and costs are a fraction of those of the state universities. Yet our students who enroll in and transfer to four-year colleges and universities do as well as their fellow students who entered the four-year schools as freshman. Therefore, not only will you save money on your education, but your Associate in Arts degree from Miami-Dade guarantees full acceptance of your credits at all Florida state universities and higher education institutions throughout the country.

 Is financial aid available? | Top
Aid is provided on the basis of demonstrated need. Miami Dade North participates in all federally and state-funded financial aid programs. Additionally, we offer academic and performance scholarship to qualified applicants.
 Where do I start? | Top
The first step is to visit or call the New Student Center. The staff will help you to identify the program that best suits your needs and expectations and will provide you with the information needed to ease your transition into the campus. The following are important rooms and phone numbers to start you on your way.
 Important Rooms & Phone Numbers | Top

Directory Assistance 305-237-1000
Admissions Room 1123 305-237-1111
Advisement  Room 1103 305-237-1425
Community Ed. Room 1110 305-237-1019
Financial Aid Room 1119 305-237-1058
New Student Center Room 1101 305-237-1149
Testing Room 1171 305-237-1015

North Campus is located on 11380 N.W. 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167-3418

Campus Center:
Entrepreneurial Education Center 6300 N.W. Seventh Avenue, Miami, FL 33150-4322 - 305-237-1900
 Miami Dade College Degree Programs | Top
Miami Dade College is a two-year, state-supported community college with six campuses and numerous outreach centers. The College offers more than 200 programs leading to the Associate in Science and Associate in Arts degrees, as well as numerous certificates.




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