Manatee Technical Institute

Manatee Technical Institute

Manatee Technical Institute, commonly referred to as MTI, was established in 1962. The main campus is located in West Bradenton, Florida, and is spread across an area of 30 acres. The East Campus of Manatee Technical Institute was opened in 2001, and houses the Richard T. Conrad M.D. Medical and Dental Building. Manatee Technical Institute offers courses in the fields of information technology, and public service. Students can also opt for online courses. The MTI East Campus offers special programs in the health occupations.

The students of Manatee Technical Institute are involved in the National Technical Honor Society which promotes educational excellence and leadership. The institute offers financial assistance to the students in the form of loans and grants. Besides, the students can also earn local and state scholarships in accordance with their merit.

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Manatee Technical Institute
5603 34th Street West
Bradenton , FL 34210-5603
General Phone: (941) 751-7900

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Manatee Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine335EMT ambulance attendant, EMT paramedic, mental health nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, various nursing
Security and Law Enforcement80criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology53cosmetology, barber, facial treatment, manicurist
Family and Social Work26child care management
Medical Support and Technology24dental assistant, medical coding, allied health and medical assisting, surgical tech, dialysis tech, ophthalmic support services
Therapy and Counseling21massage therapy
Engineering Technician20electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, robotics tech, industrial tech, computer systems tech, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Mechanics and Repair15appliance repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, heavy truck tech, marine mechanic
Business and Management11accounting
Construction Trades11construction, masonry, carpentry, power transmission, electrician, plumbing
Cooking and Culinary Arts10chef training
Office and Administration8administrative assistant
Medical Administration6medical office computer specialist, medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering5web design, computer networking
Production Trades5machine shop assistant, welding, precision metal working, woodworking courses
Hospitality4travel services
Education and Teaching3early childhood education
Landscaping and Horticulture0plant nursery
Media0media studies, radio and TV tech

Number of programs and degrees for Manatee Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years35346
Award of less than 1 academic year2777
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years72

Manatee Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Manatee Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 1,407 students (1,204 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 18%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 13%
20-21 10%
22-24 14%
25-29 21%
30-34 16%
35-39 9%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Manatee Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 27 %

Manatee Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bradenton, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Manatee Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Manatee Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 561200)

Manatee Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Robotics Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Landscaping And Horticulture
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Mechanics And Repair
Appliance Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician
Medium/Heavy Vehicle and Truck Technology/Technician

Communication and Media Studies, Other
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Computer Specialist/Assistant

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Ophthalmic/Optometric Support Svcs and Allied Professions, Other
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing, Other
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Precision Metal Working, Other
Welding Technology/Welder
Woodworking, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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What Sets Manatee Technical Institute Apart:

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Number of students
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Top 8%Manatee Technical Institute Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 14%Manatee Technical Institute % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Male % of student body
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Top 16%Manatee Technical Institute Male % of student body
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 16%Manatee Technical Institute % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% students 40 years or older
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Top 20%Manatee Technical Institute % students 40 years or older

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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