About Manatee Technical College
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.
The vision of Manatee Technical College is to be recognized as a leader in transforming people’s lives through quality education.
For over 50 years, Manatee Technical College has proudly served our students by offering outstanding educational experiences leading to great careers, while providing a skilled workforce for business and industry in Manatee County and the surrounding areas.
To meet the demand for training, MTC has expanded its offerings to include over 50 career prep programs – the largest selection of programs offered in the state of Florida. Career options include programs in the areas of Health Science, Business Technology, Construction Services, Transportation, Digital Technology, Public Service, Culinary Arts, Manufacturing, and Information Technology, Many programs can be completed in a year or less and each focuses on training students for better job and providing business and industry with a skilled, professional workforce.
MTC also offers classes to adults seeking to earn their GED, English to speakers of other languages (ESOL), as well as continuing education programs for individuals or groups who want to enhance their current skills.
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Why Choose MTC?
Manatee Technical College Today
Manatee Technical College is one of 48 public tech centers/colleges in 30 school districts in Florida. MTC offers quality training for careers in 13 of the 15 in-demand industries requiring technical certification in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.
MTC Business and Industry Partners
Thanks to a partnership with local industry leaders, MTC receives financial and coaching support, as well as employment and internship opportunities for our graduates. Currently, 328 local companies have employees serving on our Advisory Committees.
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