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The Testing and Assessment Departments are closed for normal on campus services through July 31, 2020. This date will be re-evaluated periodically. Please note the information below and Contact us for more information. 

  • Until further notice, testing and assessment services are primary limited to MDC students.
  • The Medical and North Testing Centers are open for limited testing on an exception and appointment only basis.
  • The July 18, 2020 ACT will be administered at the Homestead, Medical, North, Padron, and Wolfson Testing and Assessment Departments.

Please visit our Remote Testing website for:

All Remote Testing Fees for MDC students processed by the Testing and Assessment Department are waived until regular college operations resume; this includes Examity and ProctorU fees.

The tests and services below are not available. 
Tests: CASAS, Childcare, CLEP, DSST, FTCE, GKT, iCBE, SOCE and TABE. 
Services: Proctoring for other institutions, agencies, certification boards, employers, and organizations, such as ACT, College Board, Pearson VUE and PSI.

Visit the MDC Coronavirus website for additional information and resources.

Padrón Testing

The Padrón Campus Testing Center provides placement and assessment services for Miami Dade College students, administrators, faculty, and the community at large to make informed educational decisions. Our services include, but are not limited to, placement tests, professional certification tests, Pearson VUE assessments, prior learning assessments, virtual college proctored tests, high stakes exams such as SAT and ACT, and student feedback.

Testing Center Facilities

The Padrón Campus Testing Center is comprised of two testing rooms with 38 testing stations which can be used for computerized or paper and pencil testing. The center also has ACCESS testing accommodation spaces. 

The tests administered at this location are:

American College Testing (ACT) View Schedule
Certiport View Schedule
Chemistry Acceleration Readiness Test (CART) View Schedule
Child Care Examination (CCE) View Schedule
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) View Schedule
Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS) View Schedule
Computer Skills Placement (CSP) View Schedule
Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) View Schedule
General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) View Schedule
General Knowledge Test (GKT) View Schedule
Institutional (Departmental) Credit-by-Exam View Schedule
Insurance View Schedule
IT Exams View Schedule
Professional Education Test (PEd) View Schedule
Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) View Schedule
Proctoring Services View Schedule
SAT (Redesigned SAT)  View Schedule
Subject Area Examinations (SAE) View Schedule
Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) View Schedule
Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) View Schedule
MDC Online View Schedule

Padrón Testing Office Hours of Operation ▼

  • Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
NOTE:  Test schedules vary by exam. Testing offices are closed during college holidays. Please refer to the college's Academic Calendar for detailed information regarding official MDC holiday dates.
Padrón Testing
627 SW 27 Avenue
Room 1217
Miami, FL 33135
Padrón Map
(305) 237-6041
(305) 237-6207


Padrón Testing Staff ▼

Full-Time Employees
Mr. Alfonso Ribero
Testing and Assessment Director
(305) 237-6175 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Ms. Carolina Morales
Testing and Assessment Specialist
(305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Ms. Gisselle Martinez
Testing and Assessment Specialist
(305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Part-Time Employees
Mr. Christopher Abuin
  (305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Mr. Francisco Bornacelly
(305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Mr. Enrique Garcia (305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Mr. Marcos Masip (305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Mr. Michael Mesa
(305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Ms. Maria Pino (305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217
Ms. Amaury Valyi
  (305) 237-6041 Padrón Campus
Room 1217

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools 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.