Located in Miami, Florida, the Robert Morgan Educational Center was established in 2002 and received accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in April 2007. This magnet high school is combined with an adult post-secondary vocational and technical school that provides for community adults valuable technical training and career skills. Students elect areas of study from a wide variety adult/ post secondary academic programs while enjoying the urban Florida campus. Programs are offering by way of the academy of hospitality and tourism, the academy of information technology & business services, the academy of visual & performing arts, the design arts & entertainment academy, the engineering academy, the health sciences academy, the specialty service industries academy and the technical career services academy. Adults may elect to study and receive a GED diploma through the GED program, or may study through the business technology education, health science education, family & consumer sciences education, or industrial education post secondary programs. A large number of students elect to study mechanics and repair at RMECA. Programs of study generally take between 6 months to 2 years to complete.
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Admissions at the Robert Morgan Educational Center are open, as long as students meet the minimum qualifications for admittance.
For most Post Secondary programs, students must be at least 16 years of age, and not currently enrolled in another Miami-Dade County Public School and occupational interest. Students may be asked to demonstrate specific performance standards in math, reading, language, and on the TABE test. Medical programs may require physical exams, vaccination updates, demonstration of reliable transportation, background checks, Test of Essential Academic Skills results, and/or a high school diploma before a student may be accepted.
Although the Robert Morgan Educational Center accepts students from both in- and out-of-state, out-of-state students should expect to pay a far higher average tuition rate.
Students wishing to apply for Federal financial aid should begin by filling out the FAFSA online. At the Robert Morgan Educational Center the largest percentage of students receiving financial aid receive Federal grants, followed by state and local grants, then institutional grants. Altogether over 30% of Robert Morgan Post Secondary students receive financial assistance.
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The Robert Morgan Educational Center Post Secondary program is designed for students of all ages. The majority of students are adults between 20 and 40 years of age. A diverse group of students study at the Robert Morgan Educational Center, with over half of all student of Hispanic origin. The Robert Morgan Educational Center enrolls around 2,000 students at any given time, with nearly 80% of those students studying full time.
Students at the Robert Morgan Educational Center may choose to participate in a wide variety of clubs and organizations, like Health Occupations Students of America, Future Farmers of America, DECA, International Technology Education Association, the National Academy Foundation, Skills USA, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Florida Future Educators of America, and Future Business Leaders of America.
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While the Robert Morgan Educational Center does not compete in any intercollegiate athletics, RMEC is proudly represented as the burgundy and gold Pirates.
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