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Career and Technical
Programs

We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.

Career and Technical Education applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $45. Fees are payable only by Visa and Mastercard. No checks or cash will be accepted.

Career and Technical Education programs are open for Fall 2024 registration.  Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $45.00.  Fees are payable only by Visa and Mastercard.  No checks or cash is accepted.

Programs Closed:

Automotive Collision Technology
Building Trades & Construction
Cosmetology (Day)
Electrician (Day)
EMT - Only:  (Full Time/Day)
EMT - Only:  (Part Time/Evening)
Facials Specialty (Evening)
Fire Fighter I-ll  (Evening)
Firefighter / EMT Combined (Day)
Fire Fighter/EMT Combined (Part Time/Evening)
HVAC/R (Day)
Master Auto Service Technician
Paramedic ATD
Practical Nursing - (Hybrid Evening, Hybrid Day)
Surgical Technology 

Note: Career and Technical Education applicants are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $45.Fees are payable only by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. No checks or cash will be accepted.

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Fall 2024 Career and Technical Education
Enrollment Dates

5/14/24

REGULAR Admission deadline.

5/17/24

Dual Enrollment Admission document deadline.

5/24/24

Dual Enrollment Admission Decisions Released to Students.

5/31/24

REGULAR Admission document deadline

6/3 - 6/7/24

REGULAR Admission decision released to students.

6/28/24

REGULAR Financial Aid document deadline.

7/12/24

Fall Enrollment deadline (All Career Prep students must be enrolled in class.)

7/19/24

Payment deadline (All Career Prep students must finalize payments.)

8/2/24

Late/Rolling Admission deadline (contingent upon program space availability). 
Note: Our deadline for processing Federal Financial Aid for the 8/6/24 start has passed; you will need to make plans to cover your first OCP payment.  While a late submission has no effect on the amount of your award, it will prevent you from using your aid for your first OCP.  We will continue processing aid for late submissions, once the term has begun.

8/6/24

Classes Start—All MTC Students

Apply for Financial Aid by completing a FASFA at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. MTC’s school code is 015496. More information can be found on our Financial Aid page. Veterans may use their Veterans (VA) benefits, including the Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9/11 Bill. We accept Florida Prepaid and the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship.

Financial aid is not available for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes or GED® Preparation classes. 

Check your email for your MTCdashboard.net login username and password. Once you have your username and password, you can log into your student account at MTCDashboard.net and review what documentation you need to provide to complete your application.

All Application/Admission documents must be submitted via email to mtcstudentservices@manateeschools.net. No paper documents will be accepted. All Financial Aid documents must be submitted via email to mtcfinancialaid@manateeschools.net. No paper documents will be accepted

Have you already submitted your documents and planning on applying to 2 or more programs? If you have made more than one application, contact Student Services. You may be required to resubmit your documents. If the application process does not function, please try back in several hours. If the problem persists or if you have other questions or issues, contact MTCStudentServices@manateeschools.net or 941.751.7900 x 46108. * Your $45 application fee is non-refundable.

**Manatee Technical College reserves the right to cancel any program prior to the start of a semester if a pre-determined minimum quota of enrolled students is not met. Minimum quotas vary from program to program. Refunds will be made in accordance with MTC’s refund policy as outlined in the MTC Catalog and MTC Student Handbook. 

See our Frequently Asked Questions: FAQ’s, contact Student Services at MTCstudentservices@manateeschools.net or 941.751.7900 x 46108 or see the video below.

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Learn English
(ESOL)

We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.

Fees are payable only by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Debit cards are accepted if they have a major credit card logo. No checks or cash will be accepted. Financial aid is not available for GED® Preparation classes.

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FALL 2024

Semester start date:

09/03/2024

Application Opens:

07/08/2024

Application Closes:

07/19/2024

Test by:

08/08/2024

Matriculate by:

08/23/2024

Semester End Date:

12/19/2024

SPRING 2024

Semester start date:

01/27/2025

Application Opens:

11/12/2024

Application Closes:

11/21/2024

Test by:

12/12/2024

Matriculate by:

01/17/2025

Semester End Date:

05/29/2025

In-person Classes Not Guaranteed
Schedule subject to change

Check your email for your MTCdashboard.net login username and password. Once you have your username and password, you can log into your student account at MTCDashboard.net and review what documentation you need to provide to complete your application.

*Manatee Technical College reserves the right to cancel any program prior to the start of a semester if a pre-determined minimum quota of enrolled students is not met. Minimum quotas vary from program to program. Refunds will be made in accordance with MTC’s refund policy as outlined in the MTC Catalog and MTC Student Handbook. 

Contact Student Services at MTCstudentservices@manateeschools.net or 941.751.7900 x 46108 or see the video below.

GED® Test
Preparation

We are NOT a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) certified institution and do NOT participate in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), or the F, J or M visas programs. We are not an I-20 institution.

Fees are payable only by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Debit cards are accepted if they have a major credit card logo. No checks or cash will be accepted. Financial aid is not available for GED® Preparation classes.

Expand the panels below to view the application process details 

FALL 2024

Semester start date:

09/03/2024

Application Opens:

07/08/2024

Application Closes:

07/19/2024

Test by:

08/08/2024

Matriculate by:

08/23/2024

Semester End Date:

12/19/2024

SPRING 2024

Semester start date:

01/27/2025

Application Opens:

11/12/2024

Application Closes:

11/21/2024

Test by:

12/12/2024

Matriculate by:

01/17/2025

Semester End Date:

05/29/2025

Face-to-Face Classes Not Guaranteed
Schedule subject to change

Check your email for your MTCdashboard.net login username and password. Once you have your username and password, you can log into your student account at MTCDashboard.net and review what documentation you need to provide to complete your application.

*Manatee Technical College reserves the right to cancel any program prior to the start of a semester if a pre-determined minimum quota of enrolled students is not met. Minimum quotas vary from program to program. Refunds will be made in accordance with MTC’s refund policy as outlined in the MTC Catalog and MTC Student Handbook. 

Contact Student Services at MTCstudentservices@manateeschools.net or 941.751.7900 x 46108 or see the video below.