Interested in becoming a teacher? Want to learn more about the teaching profession? Come to the Career Center for the Teaching Profession located at the InterAmerican Campus.
All students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in Education in the State of Florida are required to complete the following three Common Prerequisite Courses:
Students who choose to pursue a baccalaureate degree in one of the six Teacher Education Programs at MDC in teaching K-12 must also take EEX2000 Introduction to Special Education, except the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education.
Fingerprinting and Security Clearance
All pre-service teachers who are completing MDC SOE clinical experience in Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) or Early Childhood Educational (ECE) centers are required to be fingerprinted and background checked and must pass a Level II clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Upon arrival at the school, students must present the fingerprinting clearance card to be recorded in the school’s Application Tracking System (ATS). This is the only clearance verification document needed to work in the classroom. Clearance cards are valid for five years.
Students enrolled in MDC SOE courses MUST be fingerprinted at: M-DCPS, 1450 NE 2nd Ave., Suite 110, 305-995-7472. Walk-ins only, no appointment needed, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. When you go to get fingerprinted, you must bring:
International Students must bring a government-issued photo ID or a passport and a valid visa in the absence of a social security card.
Through clinical experiences, pre-service teachers are able to convert theory into practice, allowing them to become highly competent future educators. This is one of the strongest components of our Teacher Education Programs.
LiveText is the online learning management system required in the School of Education, which helps enhance our students’ technological skills throughout the programs.