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Continuing Education & Professional Development

Photo of Community Ed StudentsContinuing Education & Professional Development's mission is to make the College more accessible to the public and to meet community needs not served by traditional college programs. We offer non-credit courses for individuals who want to enrich their cultural experiences or improve their professional or occupational skills. Examples of non-credit courses include: English as a Second Language, World Languages, Professional and Workforce Training, Computing, Arts and Crafts, Music, Theater and Dance, Health and Fitness, Culinary Arts, Finance and Investment, and much more. No record of previous education is necessary and there is no homework, attendance requirements or grades for most classes. If you have any questions, please call the Continuing Education & Professional Development offices at: 305-237-6273.

Adult Education

The mission of the Adult Education program at Miami Dade College is to provide the English language skills, adult basic education, and GED preparation that adults need to further their education at the post-secondary level, obtain employment, play positive roles in the education of their children, and become involved community members. The program is student centered with classes designed to maximize student access through excellence in teaching, individualized education plans, access to technology, and flexibility of locations and schedules.

Our Program Includes:

GED Preparation Program

Photo of MDC GED preparation centerHighlights of the program include:

  • Experienced instructors and tutors ready to assist you throughout the program
  • Pre-testing in our computer labs
  • Customized program based on your needs
  • Start at any time during the year

Do you have your mind set on obtaining your high school diploma, but are worried about the GED exam? Let MDC's GED Preparation Program help you with your dream. Our courses will help you get ready for that exam, and our advisors will show you what opportunities await you after receiving your diploma.

English as a Second Language

Whether for personal enrichment, business purposes, or social interaction, we have the right world language class for you! With emphasis on conversational skills, you will develop second language proficiency as speedily as possible.

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 and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.