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Strategic Plan

Mission: The Miami Dade College School of Science is committed to providing our diverse student population with high quality and innovative learning experiences that prepare them to question, investigate, and formulate conclusions about the natural world.

  1. Improve student learning and completion rates by:
    1. Defining and creating standardized (college-wide) tracks for every STEM major and incorporate School of Science-specific advisement
    2. Revising and/or creating innovative curriculum
  2. Broaden participation of students and faculty from underrepresented populations in STEM fields by:
    1. Investigating the potential of a Charter School for STEM
    2. Creating a (Summer) Science Institute
    3. Identifying source funding and professional development to recruit, retain, and promote STEM faculty
  3. Engage community stakeholders to promote the science academic pathways from pre-K through college by:
    1. Intensifying efforts to attract industries to partner MDC
    2. Developing partnerships with science professors and other community stakeholders
  4. Maximize resource development efforts to provide state-of-the art learning environments for our students by:
    1. Incorporating the most relevant available technology as per curricular revisions, innovations, and/or inventory assessment
    2. Pursuing new funding streams consistent with the mission of the School of Science and in alignment with MDC’s overarching strategic goals
  5. Adopt and promote practices for responsible use of natural resources by:
    1. Embedding concepts of natural resource conservation across science curriculum
    2. School of Science and administrators committing to lead by example

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 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.