400 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
The Marino Campus' mission is to prepare young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities for gainful employment, social competence, and independent living by building the necessary skills through a unique post-secondary opportunity.
To support our mission our objectives are to:
Provide an engaging and supportive learning environment that encourages the social and professional growth of each student.
Instill independence and foster self-advocacy in students’ personal and professional lives.
Offer relevant program content that results in students earning certifications and meeting employers’ expectations.
Provide a culture that inspires students’ self-esteem and gives opportunities for them to develop to their highest potential.
Prepare students to meet industry demands for careers in Computer Technology, Hospitality, and Business Office Support using innovative teaching and technical training.
Provide qualified and caring faculty committed to the academic and professional success of each student.
Program information submitted: February 15, 2022
|Public or private:||Private|
|Type of school:||Technical or vocational/trade school|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||No|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Description of our summer transition program:|
|Program serves students who have left high school?||Yes, all of our students have left high school|
|Regular H.S. diploma required?||Yes, a regular high school diploma or GED is required|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Criteria for admission|
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||No|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length||1 year|
|Average student tuition and fees for the current school year||$16000.00|
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||No|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
|Students enrolled in this program take the following types of inclusive courses (with students who don't have disabilities)||Students do not take typical college courses|
|Did ALL students in your program enroll in at least one inclusive college/university course either for credit or audit?||Yes|
|Students take courses that are only for students in this program:||Yes|
|Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office?||Yes|
|Students take STEM-related courses?||No|
|Students in the program have access to the following campus-wide services:||
|Briefly describe remote learning at your program||hybrid|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||diploma|
|Is the credential IHE-approved?||Awarded by program, not officially recognized by the IHE|
|Other than the credential listed above, can students earn any other credentials that are available to all students?||Microsoft Word Specialist, Microsoft Excel Specialist, Microsoft Outlook Specialist, SafeStaff, Guestroom Attendant, Breakfast Attendant, Guest Services Specialist, Kitchen Cook, IT Fundamentals (ITF+/CompTIA)|
|Do students earn STEM-related certificates?||No|
|Students participate in these campus-wide events||
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||70%|
|Additional information about career development and work experience||industry field trips, practical labs (on-the-job practicum) job interview skills preparation using innovative technology|
|Does this program have a working partnership with VR to provide funding, supports and/or services to students in the program?||Yes|
|Housing is provided to students:||No|
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||No|
|Students may participate in the following extra-curricular activities||