Manatee Technical College (MTC), which is part of the School District of Manatee County, is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and the AdvancED Accreditation Commission.  

In addition, MTC is affiliated with the following state and national associations:


Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)

American Culinary Federation (ACF)

American Welding Society (AWS)

Bureau of Fire Standards and Training

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMPS)

Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)

National Automobile Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)


Requests for additional information on the policies, standards, or procedures of the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education should be addressed to

Accrediting Commission – Council on Occupational Education

7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325

Atlanta, Georgia 30350

(770) 396-3898, Fax (770) 396-3790