Miami Dade College

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Miami Dade College
Type College
Established 1959 (1959)
President Eduardo J. Padrón
Location Miami, Florida, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gray

Miami Dade College, or simply Miami Dade or MDC, is a state college located in Miami, Florida. Miami Dade has eight campuses and twenty-one outreach centers located throughout Miami-Dade County. The Honors College is currently represented on four campuses, with a new bilingual program (English-Spanish) at the InterAmerican Campus. All campuses have different schools for various disciplines (engineering, business, etc.). Some campuses also operate dual-enrollment programs for high school students. The school enrolled more than 92,000 students (2014–15).[1]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

Associate in Bioinformatics
61 credit hours
Available online? No
Program URL:

Certificate in Biotechnology, Focus on Bioinformatics
33 credit hours; "A fast-track certification program in biotechnology is available for students with bachelor's degrees, or having at least an associate degree and a strong background in college-level math and science courses."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "About MDC: Highlights and Facts". Miami Dade College. Retrieved 12 November 2016.