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Marino Campus

Marino Campus
Marino Campus
Marino Campus
400 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Program Contact Stephanie Rivera
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.

Program information submitted: March 9, 2021

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: 30
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? No, an IEP/non-standard diploma/certificate of attendance is accepted
Deadline to apply to this program: September 2021
Criteria for admission
  • Age range: 18-30
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Developmental Disabilities
Program length: 1 year
Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates
Acceptance rate for the most recent fall term 90.00%
Retention rate for first year students from the previous academic year to the current one 0.00%
Notes on acceptance and attendance: Program is 10 months plus 6 month career support
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
Are students in this program able to access support services through your IHE disability services office? Yes
Information on special classes: All courses offered are for students enrolled in the Campus.
Percentage of academic time spent only with other students in this program: About 75% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Microsoft Officer Certification, IT Fundamentals (CompTIA), American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute
Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program: 65%
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program: 65%
We offer the following specialized credentials: Students participate in internships in their field of study and intensive career supports are provided as needed for up to 6 months after program is complete. Alumni program is in place with mentors, educational, and social activities. Virtual Interactive Training Agent and Marino Virtual Learning (technology tools) are also available for alumni usage as well as limited career support services
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
Proportion of social time spent only with other students in this program: 50%