The Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade
College opened in 1970 holding classes in storefronts in
downtown Miami. Since then, it has played an integral part in the effort
to develop the skyline of downtown Miami. As the only comprehensive urban
campus in the City of Miami, it provides a fully accredited, high-quality
education to over 27,000 students each year.
Easily accessible by public transportation, the
Wolfson Campus offers its students a rare opportunity to enjoy the many
cultural centers and exciting attractions that make Miami "The Magic
It capitalizes on being at the center of downtown Miami's financial,
government, and cultural hubs by offering programs in banking, business,
microcomputers and paralegal studies, architecture, economics, hospitality
management, engineering. the arts, humanities, and the social sciences.
The Wolfson Campus utilizes state-of-the-art technology and innovative
approaches to teaching throughout its curriculum. Academic programs are
offered through the departments of Arts & Humanities; English; Natural
Sciences, Math, Engineering, Health and Wellness; Languages and
International Studies; Computers and Applied Technology; Social Sciences;
English as a Second Language; and Workforce and Community Development.
The Campus also houses the New World School of the Arts, a comprehensive
high school and college program catalogued as one of the best art schools
in the country.
Each year the Wolfson Campus hosts Miami
Book Fair International, the nation's largest and finest literary
festival, which brings hundreds of renowned authors and publishers and
over 500,000 spectators to the Campus. The Campus has two art galleries a
full-service library, and two state-of-the art computer courtyards.
The Wolfson Campus is committed to meeting the community's educational
needs and promoting meaningful cultural encounters. Join us, in the heart
of Miami, and experience an education for a lifetime.
The faculty of the Wolfson Campus
is committed to setting challenging individual and collective performance
goals for their students and themselves.
The dynamic and diverse composition of the faculty further enhances learning
by exposing students to professors and advisors from a variety of backgrounds
and disciplines. In addition, of our more than 600 full-time and adjunct
faculty members, approximately 70 percent have master's degrees and 30 percent
have doctorate degrees.
Outstanding Wolfson Campus faculty members are recognized with the prestigious
Endowed Teaching Chair. This honor is the highest achievement in faculty
excellence and is supported by several regional and national corporations.
Inside the classroom, faculty members present students with the most complete
body of knowledge and effective instructional strategies for the disciplines
they teach, thus preparing them for life beyond the Wolfson Campus. Outside
the classroom, the faculty devotes countless time and energy to guiding and
supporting student success.
Providing personalized attention to each student is important at the Wolfson
Campus. A commitment to being a teaching and learning institution, ensures
that classroom settings are kept small, allowing students to have direct and
ongoing contact with professors who are experts in their disciplines.