School of Science

Message from the Dean

Welcome to Miami Dade College (MDC) School of Science, where we are all about making science exciting and accessible to you. Our dedicated team of staff and faculty is here to support your academic and professional growth, and we can't wait to be a part of your journey.

Whether you are just starting or looking to advance your scientific education, we have a wide range of programs to choose from at Miami Dade College. You can explore college credit certificates, associate of arts degrees, associate in science degrees, and even pursue one of the three tracks in our Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences degree. We are here to provide you with the tools you need to move forward, whether that means continuing your education or stepping directly into the workforce.

In addition to our outstanding faculty, we offer various grant programs to provide extra academic support and help you explore potential career paths. These grants come with dedicated advisors who specialize in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. If you are seeking additional assistance, visit the Student Support Services tab to see how we can support your learning journey.

For those eager to dive into authentic scientific research, many of our courses incorporate hands-on research activities as part of the curriculum. Furthermore, you can apply for one of our 100+ sponsored research internships, providing you with the chance to collaborate with both our MDC faculty and researchers from our partner institutions.

At the School of Science, we are continually working to enhance your experience both inside and outside the classroom. We actively engage with industry partners to ensure that you receive the best knowledge and training for successful careers in STEM fields. Opportunities abound for you to gain valuable work experience as Laboratory Assistants, Learning Assistants, and Peer Tutors.

I extend a warm invitation to you to reach out via email or schedule an appointment to begin your exciting exploration of the incredible world of opportunities that awaits you at the School of Science at Miami Dade College.

Pablo Sacasa,