The Miami Gardens City/University Partnership offers a range of educational opportunities to residents in the City of Miami Gardens. Through partnerships with Miami Dade College, Florida Memorial University, and St. Thomas University, the initiative provides courses and training to help residents upskill and improve their economic mobility. By increasing educational attainment levels, the Miami Gardens City/University Partnership assists residents with reaching their educational and career goals.
Partnership highlights include:
Accessible College Programs
In-Person Course Offerings in the Community
Dedicated College Admission and Academic Advising Staff
Workforce Training Opportunities
Completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is mandatory for enrollment in ALL programs and courses.
Betty T Ferguson Recreational Complex 3000 NW 199 Street Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Florida Memorial University Construction Trades Program
16-week program (Monday through Thursday)
10 am to 3 pm or 5 pm to 9:30 pm
Successful completers earn an OSHA-10 certification, NCCER Blue Card, and certificate of completion from Florida Memorial University. Participants will be receiving 7 weeks of Core program instruction and 9 weeks of Technical/hands-on instruction.
Business Specialist - General Business 12 credits – 4 classes Starting January 29, 2024
The Business Specialist Certificate prepares students for employment in the following areas: accounting, budgeting, business management, finance, international business, human resources, small business and marketing.
Successful completers are eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony at Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College Course Offerings
Starting January 29, 2024
SLS 1510 Preparing for Student Success (4 Credits - Tuesday) This comprehensive course offers students an immersive orientation to college life while guiding them to develop academic, career, and personal goals. 12-week course
CGS1060C Introduction to Computer Technology & Applications (4 Credits -Monday/Wednesday) Participants will gain an understanding of essential computer concepts and acquire practical skills in using popular applications. 12-week course