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Marino Campus

Marino Campus
Marino Campus and Florida International University
Marino Campus
11200 S.W. 8th Street
PG-6, Suite 150
Miami, FL 33199
Program Contact Tainah Georges
Phone 954-530-5511

The Dan Marino Foundation, Inc. | Marino Campus offers programming that prepares young adults for careers in the Computer Technology and Hospitality industries. Coursework readies students for certification exams regulated by the following nationally recognized organizations: Microsoft, CompTIA and the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and allows students to build the necessary social and employability skills to become independent by obtaining meaningful employment. Over 70% of graduates have secured gainful employment, which is a direct result of the individualized programming offered at Marino Campus.

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
Number of students: 67
Description of our summer transition program:
Deadline to apply to this program: August
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Regular high school diploma
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
  • at least 18 years of age
  • 1. Provide a proof of disability 2. Provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Developmental Disabilities, LD
Program length: 1 year
Tuition amount: $16,000.00
Program specific fees: $0.00
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:
  • Private pay (student and family)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Funds
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Students do not take typical college courses
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

1. Core Technical Course
a. Hospitality with 2 tracks; Front of the House and
Back of the House (including industry certifications)
b. Computer Technology with 2 tracks; Microsoft Office
and Computer Hardware and Networking (including
2. Pre-employment Courses
a. Social Skills
b. Employment Development
3. Internships

Time spent only with other students in this program: All of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Diploma
The credential(s) is/are: Approved by Institute of Higher Education
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 72%
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: No
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: 75%
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

1. Student organized and led clubs; e.g. editorial, music, sports, gaming, arts, etc.
2. Independent living field trips; e.g. grocery stores, restaurants, museum, library, conferences, laundry room, etc.
3. Industry Seminars led by outside organizations, e.g. Magic Leap, Art Therapy, Healthy Cooking and Eating, etc.
4. Participation in the Industry Specific outside conferences and events, e.g. IT Palooza, Emeril Lagasse Line Vine and Dine, Payton's Pal Golf Tournament, Dan Marino Annual Dinner

Last updated: Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 14:02