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All MDC-to-FIU transfer students majoring in history, English or art can apply to the Humanities Edge. Cohorts are accepted in the fall annually and limited to about 60 students. Be part of a revolution in humanities education.

Program benefits

  • Year-round programming such as “Humanities at Work” panels where humanities alumni discuss career opportunities
  • Paid internships with museums, archives and botanical sites
  • Paid research fellowships with faculty
  • Experienced faculty and advisors dedicated to enhancing your humanities education
  • Peer writing mentors to assist you in writing and research
  • Smoother transfer process


Faculty & curriculum

MDC and FIU faculty are working together to build a humanities curriculum that meets your needs. You’ll work closely with faculty and receive individualized advising. We’re also streamlining the transfer credit process so that you’ll know which credits to take and when.

MDC Associate's Degrees

FIU Bachelor's Degrees

Summer H.E.ART Program

MDC students who are close to graduating can attend the Summer H.E.ART (history, English, art) Program. This one-week intensive writing and research program offers workshops, field trips and career panels. It will also help you prepare to transfer to FIU.

The 2021 Summer H.E.ART Program will welcome the Humanities Edge cohort to FIU on Aug. 2 - 6.

Transfer resources

Transfer & Transition Services at FIU provides resources like how-to guides, scholarships and more to ease your transition from MDC. Visit their site or the links below to learn more.

Fast-track to FIU

Humanities Edge students are encouraged to apply to FIU’s Connect4Success (C4S) transfer program. Through the program, you’ll receive many FIU student perks. When you’re ready to graduate from MDC, just update your application and you’re in FIU. Graduation with an associate’s degree (AA) can guarantee your admission to most degree programs at FIU.

Apply to Connect4Success

Transfer Application for MDC Students with more than 30 credits