Admission Steps to Attend MTC and Admissions Requirements
Admission Steps to Attend MTC
- Take the TABE as soon as possible or provide official documentation for TABE exemption.
- TABE Testing Schedule – Tuesdays 8:00am and 5:00pm and Thursdays at 8:00am
- Prospective students must make an appointment in person to take the test.
- There is a $10.00 cash fee for the initial assessment.
- Prospective students must present one of the following picture ID’s: valid Florida Driver’s License, valid Green Card, valid Passport or valid Florida ID.
- You MUST arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.
- You will need one pen and one #2 pencil at the time of testing. Bring printed slip and valid government photo ID
- Each testing session is limited to 30 participants.
- Students must make an appointment with their certified school counselor to receive your test scores by calling 754-321-5814.
- If needed, register for remediation courses: Adult General Education – $40.00 fee.
- Schedule a program-specific orientation with your certified school program counselor.
- Note: Broward Fire Academy, Education & Training, Medical Technology and Practical Nursing require additional steps for program acceptance.
- Complete the 2016-2017 online FAFSA* application at www.fafsa.ed.gov and contact the Financial Aid Office at 754-321-5738 or 754-321-5804. *FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid has more than $150 billion available to help you pay for school.
- Register for the technical program prior to the start of class based on space and availability*
*Enrollment and payment of tuition at this institution could affect your federal income tax return, and in some cases, may increase your refund. For this to occur, we must have your social security number at the time of registration to enter you into our secure student database.
Applications are accepted on a nondiscriminatory basis from anyone having the interest, ability, and desire to benefit from an occupational training program.
MTC admits those students who:
- have completed their secondary school education
- are past the minimum compulsory education age
- are high school students (through their high school guidance department)
- Pursuant to Florida Statute 295.125.(2), veterans are given preference within the enrollment process
Basic Skills Requirements
The Florida Legislature has mandated that each adult student enrolled in a certificate/diploma program must meet minimum basic skills levels in reading, mathematics, and language arts in order to receive a Certificate of Completion or an Applied Technology Diploma.
Students not meeting the basic skills requirements will have the opportunity to receive appropriate instruction in order to achieve the required levels prior to completion of their programs.
- Degree (A.A./A.S./Bachelors) from a regionally accredited American university.
- Evidence of an official standard diploma from an accredited Florida public high school entered in the year 2003-2004 school year or beyond.
McFatter Technical college assures students with disabilities equal access as described in Section 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). Disclosure of a disability is voluntary.
A student must satisfy the definition of a disability as established by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Section 504 defines a disability as a condition which substantially limits one or more major life activities such as learning, walking, seeing, hearing, breathing, caring for oneself, and working.
To be eligible for accommodations, a student must provide appropriate documentation of each disability that demonstrates an accompanying substantial limitation to one or more major life activities.
To obtain services and accommodations, current documentation is required (within 5 years) and must be presented to the Office of Disabilities.
The following are acceptable forms of documentation and must include a diagnosis, impact of the diagnosed disability and recommended accommodations.
- A Transition Individual Education Plan (TIEP)
- A Psychological Report
- A letter from a physician
Please contact Virginia Scheppa, Disability Advisor @ (754) 321-5822 for additional information or email the counselor at Virginia.Scheppa@browardschools.com to schedule an Intake Meeting.
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Method of Payment
Registration fees and tuition fees may be paid by credit card, debit card (only with Visa or MCC logo), or cash. We also accept Florida Prepaid College Plans and Bright Futures Scholarships.
No refund can be made without the official receipt given at registration.
School Board Policy 6607 governs the refund of program fees.
There is no refund of the registration fee.
Supply, insurance and tuition fees are refundable only during the first week of classes.
If a class is canceled, a full refund of all fees, including registration, will be issued.
All refunds must be requested in person.
Supplies purchased can be paid by credit card, debit card (only with Visa or MCC logo), or cash.
COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION (COE) APPROVED DELIVERY METHODS
Traditional: 100% classroom-based
Hybrid: Less than 50% of required instruction hours available via distance education.
Distance: 50% or more of required instructional hours available via distance education.
Distance/Hybrid Courses: Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid courses should have daily access to a computer with internet and must have a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students should have all necessary hardware and software components required by their technology program or adult education course.