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Miami-Dade County consist of 13 major Colleges: Barry University, Carlos Albizu University - Miami Campus, City College, Florida International University, Florida Memorial College, Florida National College, Johnson & Wales University - Florida Campus, Miami - Dade Community College, Saint John Vianney College Seminary, Saint Thomas University, Talmudic College of Florida, Trinity International University, and University of Miami, Miami-Dade County.

Carlos Albizu University (CAU) is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning with campuses in Miami, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Institution was first founded in Puerto Rico in the year of 1966. Its specific objective was to offer a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. The Miami Campus of Carlos Albizu University was inaugurated in 1980. It is accredited by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSACHE) and the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education is developed in accordance with the teaching certification requirements of the Florida Bureau of Teachers’ Certification (FBTC). The curriculum offered complies with the required FBTC standards. The Miami Campus is a newly developed facility of 70,000 square feet within 18.353 acres of land, allowing expansion of the physical facilities up to 250,000 square feet. The physical facilities include classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, library, training clinic, computer laboratory, and research area. Housing is readily available in close proximity to campus.

Miami - Dade Community College was established 1959 and opened its doors on September 1960. There are 2,518 faculty members serving more than 163,000 students each year in both credit and noncredit courses The College is a state-supported college, with six campuses and numerous outreach centers. It is governed by a seven-member District Board of Trustees and a College president, with an annual budget exceeding $643 million. The ethnic mix is as follows: 11 percent, white non-Hispanic; 22 percent, black non-Hispanic; 65 percent, Hispanic; 2 percent, other.

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers the following degrees and Curriculum:

• Baccalaureate in Science degree in Exceptional Student Education (ESE), Secondary Mathematics,and Secondary Science, with specialties in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science and Physics.

• Associate in Arts degree (University Transfer Programs)

• Associate in Science degree and College Credit Certificates (two-year degree, college credit and certificate programs in occupational areas, several of which are transferable to the upper division).

Some occupational program areas include: business, computers, aviation, hospitality and travel, criminal justice, fire science, technical, allied health, nursing, public service, entertainment and other occupational program areas.

• Associate in Applied Science (two-year degree that leads to employment)

• Vocational Credit Certificate (hands-on technology courses leading to employment)

• Applied Technology diploma (hands-on technology courses leading to employment; may be offered at either vocational credit or college credit level)

• Continuing workforce and adult education, and recreation and leisure (non-credit)

Contact information:

Carlos Albizu University Miami Campus,
2173 NW 99th Avenue,
Miami FL.33172.
Phone: (305) 593-1223.
Fax: (305) 592-7930.

Miami - Dade Community College - North Campus,
11380 N.W. 27 Avenue,
Miami, FL. 33167.
Phone: (305) 237-1100.

Miami - Dade Community College - Medical Center Campus,
950 N.W. 20 Street, Miami, FL 33127 .
Phone: 305-237-4160.

Miami - Dade Community College - Hialeah Campus,
1776 W. 49 Street,
Hialeah, FL 33012.
Phone: (305) 237-8701.

Miami - Dade Community College - Homestead Campus,
500 College Terrace,
Homestead, FL 33030.
Phone: 305-237-5000.


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