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Dade Medical College Opens New Miami Lakes Campus

April 4, 2012

MIAMI LAKES, Fla., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — As part of their continuing effort to broaden the healthcare educational opportunities offered to the community, Dade Medical College has relocated their Hialeah campus to the new, modern and upscale environment at the Miami Lakes Business Center. The space, formerly occupied by Bank of America, is easily accessible from all major thoroughfares including I-75, I-95, SR 826, Gratigny Expressway and the Florida Turnpike.

The completely renovated 40,000 sq ft facility will feature larger classrooms and a variety of student amenities such as ample parking, free wi-fi and the college’s School of Nursing cutting-edge simulation laboratory modeled after a typical hospital nursing station. “We strive to offer our students the most real-life experience so that they are prepared to not only enter the healthcare workforce but also understand the importance of being qualified, well-rounded healthcare professionals ” says college President and CEO, Ernesto Perez.

In addition to their Associate in Science and Bachelor’s Degree nursing programs, the new college campus will offer Associate in Science degree programs in Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, General Radiologic Technology, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding and Massage Therapy. With convenient morning, afternoon and evening classes, the college will continue to offer the same employable skills and in-demand programs available at their other four South Florida campuses. A fifth campus in Jacksonville is slated to open in the second quarter of this year.

College President and CEO Perez says, “We couldn’t be more thrilled to be part of the Miami Lakes community. Our new location, coupled with our focus on outcome-based educational opportunities position us to train the healthcare professionals of tomorrow…today.”

About Dade Medical College

With close to 400 full-time employees staffing Dade Medical College’s five area campuses and corporate office, the school features a fully-licensed and certified faculty whose commitment to excellence in education are unmatched by other area colleges and institutions. A majority of the faculty and administrative staff originates locally, with many having been educated at other prestigious local and national institutions. The college offers Associate of Science degrees in programs such as nursing, radiology, diagnostic cardiac sonography, medical billing and coding and more. Classes start every four weeks. Online course offerings also available.

Dade Medical College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (Miami and Hollywood Campuses) and is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Dade Medical College has also been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Massage and is a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association.

For more information, visit www.DadeMedical.edu, like them on www.facebook.com/DadeMedicalCollege or call 305.644.1171.

Media Contact: Elizabeth Martinez, Dade Medical College, 1-786-374-4997, liz@dademedical.edu

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