Assessment at Miami Dade College

Assessment plays an integral component of Miami Dade’s institutional effectiveness processes. Ongoing assessment of expected outcomes supports the continuous improvement of the college’s mission.

MDC uses a cyclical process for developing an expected outcome assessment process for Academic Disciplines, Professional Schools and Programs, Student Support Services, and Administrative Support Services Units. To discuss resources or best practices, please contact Yahemn Baeza at

Visual representation of assessment steps outlined below the image
  • Step 1: Identify Outcomes
  • Step 2: Select & Design Measure(s)
  • Step 3: Plan for Data Collection & Implement Measure
  • Step 4: Analyze Data
  • Step 5: Use Results to Improve

Assessment Resources