Officials of the East Campus of Manatee Technical College will host an open house for prospective students and the community.
The event is set 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 at the MTC East Campus, 5520 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Lakewood Ranch.
The Lakewood Ranch campus specializes in career preparation for health science and public service occupations.
Self-guided tours will be available in dental assisting, EMT/paramedic, fire fighter, law enforcement, massage therapy, medical assisting, nursing, optometric assistant, pharmacy technician, and surgical technology programs, according to an MTC news release.
Instructors, counselors, and financial aid personnel will be on hand to answer questions.
Visitors will also see a firefighter class in action, EMT students performing scenarios with human patient simulators, and clinical labs that mimic authentic work environments in many healthcare professions, the release states.
MTC is accepting students for programs beginning in January. Several programs have start dates in October and November.