Florida Technical College - Over 27 Years of Career Training Excellence
Florida Technical College is one big family. The school is full of like-minded individuals working toward the common goal of increased career potential and brighter futures. FTC was founded in 1982 to provide post-secondary training in specialized business fields. We offer both Associate Degree and Diploma Programs in today's fastest growing occupations.
Florida Technical College programs are exciting and dynamic, evolving over the years to meet the needs of students and the job marketplace.
Why Choose FTC?
The Right Environment for Learning
At Florida Technical College, we strive to make each student feel special. We do this by providing individual attention, guidance and personalized career services. We offer a supportive environment to aid learning as well as personal and professional growth.
Small Classes for Individualized Attention
The key to our individualized career programs begins with the classroom. Florida Technical College students are able to receive the personal attention they need to increase their understanding and improve their skills. Smaller classes mean students enjoy greater access to our computers and laboratories, gain more hands-on experience and develop important skills more quickly.
"Focused" Learning - An Innovative Approach to Education
FTC students typically take only one course per month. This focused approach helps students turn theory into practice and fosters better learning by allowing students to concentrate on just one subject with one faculty member at a time.
Flexible Class Schedules: Career Training to Fit Your Lifestyle
At FTC, we recognize that our students are all busy individuals with family, work and a wide variety of other responsibilities. That's why we offer Day and Evening classes. You can choose the schedule that best fits your lifestyle. Professional career training is necessary in order to get ahead in today's job market - but you don't have to put your life on hold to get it. The friendly and knowledgeable Admissions Representatives at FTC will be happy to work with you to help you find the course and program schedule that works best for you.
Career Assistance to Help You Find the Job of Your Dreams
Career placement assistance and services are available to our students from admission through graduation and beyond. Each student receives ongoing career services from our instructors, administrative staff and Career Assistance office. Career services augment the student's formal academic experience, providing the skills and training needed to find the right job and build a rewarding career.
Florida Technical College is a Junior College accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associates of Science degrees and academic diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The Council is located at 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002 (202/336-6780). The College has been granted a license by the Commission for Independent Education, 325 West Gaines Street, #1414, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0400, Toll Free (888) 224-6684.
Attending a trusted, accredited institution like FTC means your credentials will be recognized in the professional world. Accreditation means FTC programs qualify for more forms of Financial Aid, available to those who qualify.
Financial Aid for Those Who Qualify
Career training is an investment in your future. There are a number of financial aid programs available for funding your career training. Some of these are federal, state or military grant programs, while others might involve funds obtained from an employer or a future employer. Even individuals in difficult financial situations can often obtain the funds to attend school by working through the Financial Aid office. A dedicated representative from the FTC Financial Aid Department would be happy to sit down one-on-one with you to help you design a Financial Plan that works for you.
Five Convenient Locations
With locations in Orlando, Lakeland, Kissimmee, Deland and Pembroke Pines, you can choose the campus nearest you.
The mission of Florida Technical College is to provide education and training that enables graduates to obtain entry-level employment. Florida Technical College is committed to encouraging the intellectual pursuits of men and women in a variety of business and technical areas. Also, the College strives to maintain the flexibility necessary to meet the needs of a diverse student population and the varying educational requirements prompted by the changes in the society it serves. The College recognizes the need to encourage creative activities and community involvement commensurate with institutional resources and abilities.
Florida Technical College is committed to your success. Our objectives are designed to help students develop the skills and confidence they need to find employment and compete in today's job marketplace.
- To help provide men and women with the occupational skills necessary to qualify them for entry level employment in their chosen field of study.
- To encourage intellectual pursuits and personal development needed to meet the demands of our high-tech society.
- To provide a faculty and administrative staff with the technical expertise and facility that encourages a high level of professional performance and behavior in students.
- To provide the necessary facilities, equipment, and professional educators to enhance students' learning experiences.
- To provide an overall atmosphere that can advance the growth of mature and professional attitudes.