Adult and Career Education Programs
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Adult & Career Technical Education programs are designed to prepare you to enter the career of your choice through our Career Technical Education training. Additionally, our courses can help you prepare to take the citizenship exam, learn English as a second language and/or help you prepare for the GED® or High School Diploma. Whether you decide to learn technical skills or get a college education, our Adult Basic Education Program will provide you with the foundation skills needed to begin your new career. Furthermore, our programs offer GED® Test preparation and high school completion courses. Programs are specifically designed to help adults boost their levels of understanding with reading, writing, arithmetic and the basic knowledge required to enter post-secondary education training.
Our post-secondary training is designed to support the local workforce. The Adult & Career Technical Education programs will provide you pathways in the areas of Industrial/Technical, Health/Medical, Business/Computers, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Public Service. Courses are offered at 21 main campuses conveniently located throughout Miami-Dade County. The programs are designed to meet the needs of working adults and include flexible schedules. Miami-Dade County Public Schools is the fourth largest school district in the United States, comprised of 415 schools, 345,000 students, and over 40,000 employees. Located at the southern end of the Florida peninsula, the school district stretches over 2,000 square miles of diverse and vibrant communities ranging from rural and suburban to urban cities and municipalities. A truly global community, district students speak 56 different languages and represent 160 countries.