Technology

As an industry that is integrated with nearly every component of our lives, a career in technology affords our students with nearly limitless opportunities to an in-demand field. Our programs have been developed with our industry partners to provide our students the highest-quality and most applicable education.

A hands-on education from our world-class faculty prepares our students for careers as computer programmers, network administrators, web programmers and even app developers.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems Technology
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems Technology has been approved by the Florida State Board of Education and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The degree will provide seamless articulation for Miami Dade College associate in science students majoring in such programs as computer information technology, networking services technology, computer programming, database technology, internet services technology as well as graduates of Associate of Arts computer information systems and computer science programs.

  • A.A. pathway to Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology S5500 / S9500
  • A.S. pathway to Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Technology S5500 / S9500

Associate in Arts Degree
Our 2-year Associate in Arts degree pathways are designed to instill the highest-quality foundation in information technology and computer science principals. Our students graduate with the core knowledge to later attain their bachelor’s degree at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions.

  • A.A. pathway to a major in Computer Information Systems (MIS Option) 10702
  • A.A. pathway to a major in Computer Information Systems (IT Option) 10702
  • A.A. pathway to a major in Computer Science 10703

Associate in Science Degrees
Our Associate in Science degrees are strategically formulated to deliver the core expertise needed for our students to move quickly into the industry. By working with our industry partners, we have ensured that our students receive the high-quality, hands-on training the employers are looking for.

    Computer Information Technology 25055
The purpose of the Computer Information Technology program is to provide students with the opportunities to acquire the skill sets necessary for employment as information systems support specialists. Graduates are prepared to analyze computer operating systems, software applications packages, and hardware in order to devise efficient methods to manage the work environment.

Program graduates will be prepared for maintenance, installation and troubleshooting of information technology equipment, as well as managing and supporting information technology users.

Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Computer Information Technology will be able to:
  1. Support computing devices in a networked office environment.
  2. Troubleshoot computing environment problems and issues.
  3. Deliver professional customer service and technical support.
  4. Demonstrate professional development skills and knowledge of industry standards and regulations.
    Computer Programming & Analysis – Bus Application Programming 25065
The degree is designed to provide the skills necessary to establish a basic foundation in computer programming for employment in scientific, commercial, industrial, and government data processing applications. Students graduating with a degree in Computer Programming & Analysis – Bus Application Programming are fully prepared to excel in positions as entry-level application programmers, as well as, programmer specialists, computer programmers and programmer analysts.

Students will be able to:
  1. Become computer programmers
  2. Convert project specifications and problems into detailed logic from which code or instructions are generated
  3. Write computer programs to store, locate, calculate and retrieve specific documents and data
  4. Learn problem-solving skills as they are pertinent to the electronic workforce
  5. Programming in: Visual Basic. NET, C++, Java
    Computer Programming & Analysis – Mobile Applications Development 25070
The degree is designed to provide the skills necessary to establish a basic foundation in computer programming for employment in scientific, commercial, industrial, and government applications. Students graduating with a degree in Computer Programming & Analysis – Mobile Applications Development are fully prepared to excel in positions within the mobile application space. Android, iPhone and Windows Mobile are the core focus of this degree.

Students will be able to:
  1. Become computer programmers
  2. Convert project specifications and problems into detailed logic from which code or instructions are generated
  3. Write computer programs to store, locate, calculate and retrieve specific documents and data
  4. Learn problem-solving skills as they are pertinent to the electronic workforce
  5. Programming in: C++, Java, Objective C, etc.
    DataBase - Microsoft Database Administrator 25057
The Database Technology program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to establish a basic foundation in the field of database administration. The program focuses on specific, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the database management and development industry: database creation, database management, database tuning, database software development, and database recovery. The program prepares graduates for positions as database administrators or developers.

Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Database Technology program will be able to:
  1. Design, create and maintain database tables and structures.
  2. Create, manage, and secure user access to database constructs.
  3. Design and instantiate practical and efficient user interfaces, e.g., forms, reports, etc.
  4. Design and maintain server architecture, including tuning, backup and recovery.
  5. Create store procedures, functions, and triggers using SQL.
  6. Connect databases to web applications and deploy reports over the Internet.
    DataBase - Microsoft Business Intelligence 25071
The Database Technology program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to establish a basic foundation in the field of database administration. The program focuses on specific, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the database management and development industry: database creation, database management, database tuning, database software development, and database recovery. The program prepares graduates for positions as database administrators or developers.

Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Database Technology program will be able to:
  1. Design, create and maintain database tables and structures.
  2. Create, manage, and secure user access to database constructs.
  3. Design and instantiate practical and efficient user interfaces, e.g., forms, reports, etc.
  4. Design and maintain server architecture, including tuning, backup and recovery.
  5. Create store procedures, functions, and triggers using SQL.
  6. Connect databases to web applications and deploy reports over the Internet.
    DataBase - Oracle Database Administrator 25058
The Database Technology program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to establish a basic foundation in the field of database administration. The program focuses on specific, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the database management and development industry: database creation, database management, database tuning, database software development, and database recovery. The program prepares graduates for positions as database administrators or developers.

Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Database Technology program will be able to:
  1. Design, create and maintain database tables and structures.
  2. Create, manage, and secure user access to database constructs.
  3. Design and instantiate practical and efficient user interfaces, e.g., forms, reports, etc.
  4. Design and maintain server architecture, including tuning, backup and recovery.
  5. Create store procedures, functions, and triggers using SQL.
  6. Connect databases to web applications and deploy reports over the Internet.
    DataBase - Oracle Database Developer 25060
The Database Technology program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to establish a basic foundation in the field of database administration. The program focuses on specific, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the database management and development industry: database creation, database management, database tuning, database software development, and database recovery. The program prepares graduates for positions as database administrators or developers.

Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Database Technology program will be able to:
  1. Design, create and maintain database tables and structures.
  2. Create, manage, and secure user access to database constructs.
  3. Design and instantiate practical and efficient user interfaces, e.g., forms, reports, etc.
  4. Design and maintain server architecture, including tuning, backup and recovery.
  5. Create store procedures, functions, and triggers using SQL.
  6. Connect databases to web applications and deploy reports over the Internet.
    Networking Services Technology 25062
The purpose of the Networking Services Technology program is to prepare students for employment as information technology technicians, specializing in help desk support, network support, network security and systems administration. The program provides students with training in the planning, installation, configuration, monitoring, securing, troubleshooting, and managing of computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Interested in a career in network and communications? Check out this video
Graduates of Miami Dade College’s Networking Services Technology program will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of networked environments.
  2. Implement networking solutions within the organization.
  3. Install, configure, secure, manage and maintain networked resources.
  4. Perform research, documentation and technical reference activities.
  5. Demonstrate professional workplace skills.


College Credit Certificates

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 66050
  • Computer Programmer - Business Applications 66045
  • Computer Programmer - Mobile Applications 66036
  • Information Technology Support 66044
  • Microsoft Database Administrator (MCDBA) 66046
  • Network Server Administration 66035
  • Oracle Database Administrator 66048