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.
USEFUL WEB SITES
Center For Independent Living of Broward
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Florida Department of Education
Bookshare - An Accessible Online Library
ADD & ADHD:
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
The National Resource on ADHD
National Institute of Mental Health
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Traumatic Brain Injury Dot Com
United Cerebral Palsy Assoc of South Florida Resources
Learning Disabilities Association of America
VISUALLY IMPAIRED & BLIND:
Lighthouse of Broward
Florida Division of Blind Services
DEAF & HARD OF HEARING:
Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc.
Epilepsy Foundation of Florida
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.