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Admission to the Program

Admission criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Education program:

  1. Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree, or 60 credits that include the completion of all general education requirements
    • General Education Requirements:
      • Communications- 6 credits
      • Oral Communication- 3 credits
      • Humanities- 6 credits
      • Behavioral/Social Sciences- 6 credits [DEP2000 strongly recommended]
      • Natural Science- 6 credits
      • Mathematics- 6 credits
      • General Education Elective- 3 credits- EDF1005
      • Electives- 14 credits
  2. Minimum of 2.5 Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale
  3. General Knowledge Test (GKT)
    • Essay section passed for admission
    • All other sections (Reading, English, Math) passed or in process
  4. Completed the Common Education Pre-requisite courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each course
    • Must be completed: EDF1005, EDF2085, EME 2040, EEX2000
  5. Foreign Language:
    • Students must complete a foreign language requirement either by completing two consecutive years of advanced foreign language in high school or by 8 semester hours of college coursework
    • If satisfying requirement by high school courses, high school transcript must be presented
  6. Nine credits of diversity must be taken at the lower division
  7. Computer Competency:
    • Completion of CGS1060 with a minimum grade of “C” or passing computer test
  8. Background clearance card current
  9. Supplemental application
  10. Recommendation form- link needed
  11. Student Acknowledgement of Responsibilities signed
  12. All financial obligations to Miami Dade College satisfied


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.