Healthy Living in Recovery: Colleges and Universities in and Around Miami

Healthy Living in Recovery_ Colleges and Universities in and Around Miami

Completing an alcohol and drug rehab program and achieving recovery is a major life accomplishment, something to be very proud of.  The same grit and determination it took to overcome active addiction will continue to serve you as you take further steps to improve your life. If obtaining a college degree is something you’ve always dreamed of doing, now might just be the perfect time to make that goal a reality!  Before deciding on a school, take some time to tour local campuses, look into scholarships and financial aid, and research the degree you want to pursue so you can be fully prepared to take on this journey.

Community Colleges in and Around Miami

McFatter Technical College

6500 Nova Drive Davie, FL 33317

McFatter is the #1 community college in the state of Florida and offers a quality education at a fraction of the price of a University.  Their campus consists of a technical high school and a college, so they serve a diverse range of ages and backgrounds.  McFatter students receive the training, skills, and tools they need to be successful in their chosen career path and the school even helps with job placement after graduation.


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Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave  Miami, FL 33132

With eight campuses and more than 300-degree pathways to choose from, you will surely find what you are looking for at Miami Dade.  They pride themselves on being a diverse institution with people from 167 countries and 63 languages represented in their student population. 

Broward College

3501 S.W. Davie Road Davie, FL 33314

Broward College has a “learning-centered community that celebrates diversity and inclusion.”  They have three campuses that offer day, evening, and online classes.  BC has certifications, degrees, pathways to completion programs, and tons of academic resources to help you excel in your career


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Universities in and Around Miami 

University of Miami

1320 South Dixie Highway Coral Gables, FL 33146

Miami University is a private research university with a “vibrant and diverse academic community focused on teaching and learning, the discovery of new knowledge, and service to the South Florida region and beyond.”  They have 350-degree programs to fit your needs and interests.


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Florida International University

12000 SW 8th St. Miami, FL  3319

FIU is a public research college offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, both in-person and fully online.  It is among the top 50 colleges in the world, and its MBA program is #10 in the world.  FIU has a strong focus on research and can help with job placement after graduation.


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