Miami Lakes Educational Center, located in Miami Lakes, Florida, was founded in 1998 as part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system. The school is one of three vocational training centers in the area, and the only one that also maintains a full time high school. The school has shown to be consistent in education, continually earning high praise and evaluation in regards to the education offered. As the school is identified as a magnet school, any high school students that wish to attend must be accepted by the school in order to enroll.
Students will be able to choose from a variety of programs in high demand fields. Students will be given the education and training needed to be able to enter the workforce in the chosen field as a qualified professional upon completion. These programs are designed to prepare individuals for long term employment in their chosen field and may take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a certificate or diploma upon completion that demonstrates training and competency to potential employers.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Miami Lakes Educational Center admits any individuals that complete the application for admission and pay the associated fees. Adults that choose to enroll are asked to provide relevant educational information such as transcripts and test scores if available. Some programs may have additional requirements for admission, including a placement exam. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss program enrollment prior to registering for courses. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants awarded based on need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Miami Lakes Educational Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||77%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$2,685|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Miami Lakes Educational Center may provide services like:
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Miami Lakes Educational Center compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Miami-Dade County and community colleges in Florida in total.
|Miami Lakes Educational Center||Miami-Dade County||Florida|
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Miami Lakes Educational Center.
- D. A. Dorsey Educational Center in Miami, FL (7 miles away)
- Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center in Miami, FL (10 miles away)
- Sheridan Technical Center in Hollywood, FL (10 miles away)
- William T. McFatter Technical Center in Davie, FL (12 miles away)
- The English Center - Miami in Miami, FL (13 miles away)