Miami Trade Schools

City College

Located inside The Current building, City College’s Miami campus offers EMT diploma programs for individuals hoping to qualify for a first responder career. Indoor and outdoor study areas allow students to learn in spaces that are most comfortable for them. Those who want to enroll in one of City College’s other allied health programs can take courses online.

  • 9300 S Dadeland Blvd, Ste 200 Miami, FL 33156

Cortiva Institute
With over 30 locations in 13 states, Cortiva Institute serves many people looking for careers in massage therapy or skin care. Students can complete accelerated programs in less than a year. All tracks are nationally accredited. During schooling, attendees are able to grow as professionals to prepare for their futures.

  • 7925 N.W. 12th St., #201 Miami, FL 33126

Future-Tech Institute

  • 3446 SW 8th Street. Suite 218 Miami, FL 33135

Keiser University

Keiser University’s Miami campus strives to create a pleasant learning experience for students. On-site student lounges, spacious classrooms, and service centers provide a comfortable environment. Meanwhile, libraries and labs with the latest resources and equipment ensure that students receive a well-rounded education while pursuing their criminal justice, nursing, or business degree.

  • 2101 NW 117th Ave. Miami, FL 33172

Miami Dade College

While Miami Dade College is itself a community college, it stands out from other such institutions with its exceptionally broad range of certificate programs. These programs are tailored to be responsive to the dynamic job market of the Miami area, offering specialized training that may not be as prevalent in other community colleges. MDC’s emphasis on practical, hands-on training and its extensive support services, including career counseling and job placement assistance, further set it apart.

  • Miami, FL

Nova Southeastern University

Small class sizes and focused curricula help Nova Southeastern University Miami students earn the continuing education credits, certificates or undergraduate, graduate, doctorate, or professional degrees they need for their chosen careers. Programs at this NSU campus include computer science, business, nursing, education, and counseling.

  • 8585 SW 124th Ave Miami, FL 33183

South Florida Dental Assisting School

SFDAS provides a fast-track 12-week dental assisting program led by a practicing dentist. Students gain hands-on experience in a fully operational dental office, learning through practical application. Weekend and night classes are available so that students can learn while maintaining a current job. Small class sizes facilitate extensive student-teacher interaction, guaranteeing a comprehensive grasp of essential skills and techniques.  The school is certified through the Florida Board of Dentistry and the Commission for Independent Education.

  • 2387 West 68th Street, Suite 302 (Hialeah) Miami, FL 33016

The Art Institutes

Also known as the Miami International University of Art and Design, the Art Institute campus in Miami provides hands-on training to help students sharpen their creative skills. With an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree from the Art Institute in Miami, graduates can qualify for various careers in the arts. Programs at this campus include design, media and visual arts, fashion, and culinary arts.

  • 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Ste 100 Miami, FL 33132


West Coast University

With a robust nursing program catering to over 3000 bachelor’s students and an array of Bachelor of Science degrees covering fields like Nursing (BSN), Dental Hygiene (BSDH), Health Administration (BSHA), Healthcare Management (BSHM), Nursing (RN to BSN), Diagnostic Medical Sonography (BSDMS), Respiratory Therapy (BSRT), Nursing (LVN to BSN), Nursing (LVN to RN), Occupational Therapy (BSOT), Radiologic Technology (BSRT), and Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS), West Coast University in Doral stands at the forefront of nursing school excellence.

The Doral campus is equipped with cutting-edge technology, including a 5,000-square-feet Simulation Center furnished with industry-current technology and high-fidelity manikins, alongside facilities such as a library, computer stations, and student meeting rooms conducive to collaborative learning. Conveniently located with easy highway access and proximity to Metrobus stops, the Miami campus ensures hassle-free commuting for students.

The institution’s Career Services team facilitates robust connections among students, alumni (spanning over 50,000 worldwide), and potential employers, resulting in graduates consistently achieving remarkable average annual salaries surpassing $100,000, highlighting the institution’s dedication to fostering lucrative career pathways. Moreover, West Coast University’s accreditation by prestigious bodies like the WASC Senior College of University Commission (WSCUC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) underscores its steadfast commitment to upholding superior academic standards and nurturing professional advancement within the healthcare domain.

  • 9250 NW 36th St. Doral, FL 33178


FORTIS College

Located in Cutler Bay, FL, the Fortis College campus opened its doors in 2011, offering various programs tailored to traditional and nontraditional students. Designed to enhance career opportunities and foster problem-solving abilities, the institution’s change-oriented approach equips graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in existing and emerging careers.

The Associate Degree in Nursing program provides students with quality academic and clinical instruction, preparing them for the NCLEX licensure exam and subsequent careers as registered nurses in diverse clinical settings. Ideal for first-time prospective nurses and LPNs/LVNs seeking to advance their education, this program offers a comprehensive pathway to success in the nursing profession. Similarly, the Practical Nursing program equips students with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience to pursue entry-level positions in practical nursing. With a focus on theory, laboratory work, and clinical experiences, graduates are prepared to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam with confidence.

In the Medical Assisting program with Basic X-Ray Operation, students benefit from a blend of traditional classroom instruction and hands-on skill development. This comprehensive curriculum prepares students to perform basic medical assisting skills and limited types of x-ray procedures commonly performed in medical settings, ensuring they are well-prepared to meet the challenges of their future careers.

Additionally, the campus offers Continuing Education programs such as American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), providing healthcare professionals with essential CPR and lifesaving skills online and through hands-on training sessions. This program covers critical concepts in CPR and rescue breathing, ensuring professionals can respond effectively in emergencies.

  • 19600 South Dixie Hwy., Suite B Cutler Bay, FL 33157