Andrade received her Bachelor of Science in physiology and neurobiology from the University of Maryland in 1996. She attended the physician assistant program at Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with honors in 1999.
Andrade is licensed with the Florida Department of Health and certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physicians Assistants. She has also received certifications in advanced cardiac life support and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Andrade is bilingual in Spanish and English.