The mission of Manatee Technical College is to produce highly skilled individuals and resourceful leaders through collaborative education to meet the ever-changing needs of our communities and the workforce. With over 50 programs, MTC offers training for careers in 10 of the 20 fastest growing industries in the area. We work with local community leaders to meet workforce demands and to help attract new business and industry to Sarasota and Manatee Counties. With industry input, we provide training for adults in high-wage, high-demand careers in fields including: Health Science, Hospitality, Business Management and Administration, Information Technology, Digital Technology, Architecture and Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics. MTC has three campuses, the Main Campus, which opened in 2013, is located on State Road 70 East in Bradenton. The East Campus is located on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and The Adult Education Center is situated on the Bayshore High School campus in West Bradenton.
Colleges & Universities Info and Statistics:
- Year Established: 1963
- Control of Institution (Private, public): Manatee Technical College is part of The School District of Manatee Count.
- Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 14:1
- Number of Total Enrollment: 3446
- Highest Degree Offered: MTC awards applied technology diplomas and career certificates via industry-approved Career Prep Programs.
- Number of Colleges:
- Number of programs (courses) offered: 52
- Completion Rate - % of students who start and finish their course: 87%
- Placement Rate - % of students who are successfully placed in jobs after graduation: 88%
- Number of Student Clubs & Organizations:
- National Accreditations: Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE)
For adult, professional or continuing education:
- Number of Classes offered: 52
- Length of courses: 6 to 18 months
- Number of Course sites: 3
- Number of Course Subject Areas: 52
Misc: Number of Special Events: 50+ (most events are of an academic nature and attended by school district employees, community and government leaders and not-for-profit organizations)
Nancy A Lawrence