Application Policies & Procedures

The College maintains a fully electronic admissions process. Once an application is processed, the applicant will be informed of the decision in writing and if offered admission, will be provided information on next steps for registration and advising.

When a student is enrolled at Doral College and taking classes, all records and transcripts will be kept on file indefinitely. Should a student be offered admission but does not register, or a student be denied admission, student records received will be kept for a minimum of one year.

As of Spring 2020, Doral College is pleased to extend its quality educational offerings to high school graduates at affordable self-pay rates. Furthermore, the college’s newly established Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education degree with endorsements in Reading and ESOL marks a new chapter in the College’s development and ability to serve this population–offering a supportive, low cost option that leads to licensure.

Guest Student Program & General Requirements

Doral College’s Guest Student Program allows students to enroll as non-degree seeking for the purpose of transferring credits back to another institution in which they are enrolled in a degree program. This program is recommended for students who are enrolled at a Florida public college or university, a DEAC accredited college or university, or other institution with which Doral College has partnered. The requirements are as follows:

1. Hold at minimum, a standard high school diploma or equivalent; and
2. Complete the application process, including signing an enrollment agreement.

Associate in Arts Program & General Requirements

Our Associate in Arts degree is a great choice for dual enrollment and post-secondary students alike. Our Associate in Arts program provides students a solid foundation in the core areas of English, mathematics, natural science, social science, history and humanities, with opportunities to explore areas of interest through elective offerings. Student are prepared to communicate effectively, to think critically, and to access and use information from multiple sources. The Associate in Arts is a great choice for students who wish to continue to the DC Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, or intend to transfer to a Florida public college or university. The requirements are as follows:

1. Hold at minimum, a standard high school diploma or equivalent; and
2. Complete the application process, including signing an enrollment agreement.

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with endorsements in ESOL & Reading & General Requirements

Our new BSED program takes a hands-on approach to learning about teaching by embedding numerous opportunities for practical learning throughout the curriculum. Enrollment for this program is intended to function in a cohort model where students move through the curriculum by meeting pre-set milestones. For that reason, full-time enrollment of 12 credits in the Fall and Spring terms, with six-credits in the Summer is expected. Support is provided throughout, with advising checkpoints after every term. The requirements are as follows:

1. Hold an AA degree from Doral College or another nationally or regionally accredited institution OR 60 credit hours of lower division coursework (36 general education and 24 electives courses); minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher required;

2. Have completed of the following lower division prerequisites:

  • EDF 2005: Introduction to Education
  • EME 2040: Introduction to Technology for Educators or acceptable Substitute
  • EDP 2002: Education Psychology or acceptable substitute
    • Minimum grade of “C” in prerequisite courses required 

3. Have demonstrated mastery of general knowledge by passing all subtests of the General Knowledge Test of the Florida Teacher Certification Examination to include:

  • Essay
  • English Language Skills
  • Reading
  • Mathematics

4. Complete the application process, including signing an enrollment agreement.

Teacher Certification and Endorsement Courses General Requirements

Doral College now offers education courses that fulfill Florida state requirements for Initial Teacher Certification, Teacher Recertification, and Teacher Endorsements in the areas of Reading, ESOL, and Gifted. These courses are offered fully online during eight-week terms to meet the needs of working professionals. Coursework is comprehensive in nature and delivered by a faculty of qualified, experienced educators dedicated to helping K-12 educators accomplish their goals. Success in DC courses ultimately translates to the classroom, where learning transforms practice, enabling student success.

General Requirements

  1. Hold a valid Statement of Eligibility (SAE), Temporary Certificate, or Professional Certificate from the Florida Department of Education; and
  2. Complete the application process, including signing an enrollment agreement.

Tuition -Undergraduate Students

In expanding post-secondary students, Doral College maintains the same basic tenets that made its dual enrollment model so successful–access and flexibility.  For this reason, the College offers courses at a highly competitive rate with discounts for former dual enrollment students and partners. Coursework is delivered online with necessary resources embedded into the delivery platform, further minimizing costs.

Program Cost per Credit
Associate in Arts Program/Lower Division Tuition $108.00
Endorsement Courses $108.00
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Tuition $130.00

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