Miami Dade College

Padrón Campus

International flag display at the Padron Campus

Located in Little Havana, the Padrón Campus is home to a wide variety of course options, degree offerings, and unique educational opportunities, such as the School of Education, the Dual Language Honors College, and the Translation and Interpretation Studies program. With hundreds of options available, you'll find a course of study that's right for you.

Schools at the Padrón Campus

  • The Honors College

    The Honors College brings together rigorous academics, global perspective, leadership experiences, and an experienced faculty to create a rich and distinguished learning experience. The Dual Language Honors College delivers that experience in both English and Spanish.

  • School of Education

    Miami Dade College’s School of Education is a model for teacher education nationwide. Its neuroscience-informed and research-driven curriculum prepares graduates to become highly qualified and highly effective teachers with in-demand skills and specializations.

  • Miguel B. Fernandez Family School of Global Business

    Featuring an award-winning faculty in an epicenter of international trade, Miami Dade College's School of Business delivers top-notch education in a one-of-a-kind location.

  • School of Continuing Education & Professional Development

    We offer non-college credit courses for individuals who want to enrich their cultural experiences or improve their professional or occupational skills.

  • School of Engineering and Technology

    EnTec provides its students with unmatched opportunity and access to in-demand and exciting careers. The fields of technology and engineering touch our lives at nearly every moment of the day.

  • School of Science

    Offering a variety of degrees and certificate programs, the Miami Dade College School of Science builds a strong foundation in the study of natural sciences. Start your journey to an advanced degree or build your skills for the cutting-edge workplace. At the School of Science, you'll find innovative learning experiences that open doors to discovery and success.

  • Translation and Interpretation Studies

    The first of its kind in the country, this program prepares students for high-demand jobs in translation or interpretation. It offers courses leading to an Associate in Science degree and two certificate options in Translation and Interpretation Studies in Spanish and English.

  • School of Justice

    The School of Justice at Miami Dade College is an internationally known public safety and educational training center. The AA with a Pathway to a Major in Criminal Justice Administration and the College Credit Certificate in Homeland Security are available at the Padrón Campus.

Academic Departments

  • Department of Communication, Arts & Philosophy

    The department offers credit classes in English composition, speech, literature, humanities, and the arts and opportunities to write for Urbana, a student literary magazine.

  • Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

    The department helps students develop the ability to solve complex problems using math and reasoning skills and increases student interest in math through the Math Club.

  • Department of World Languages

    The department offers classes that help students develop the language and cultural skills required for global citizenship and recognizes student achievement in language study through the Alpha Mu Gamma Honors Society.

  • Department of Social Sciences

    The department opens minds to a new understanding of the world around us through a wide range of courses leading to associate in arts or associate in science degrees and undergraduate research opportunities.