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Study at Manatee Community College

Manatee Community College, or MCC, is a two-year community college founded in 1957. The main campus of the college is situated in Bradenton, Florida. The college offers a variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It enrolls more than 8, 000 students annually. Students of Manatee Community College can attend classes at two full-service campuses in Bradenton and Venice, at the Center for Innovation and Technology at Lakewood Ranch, or at the many business and public sector sites located throughout the community. The college also offers distance learning opportunities. The sports teams of Manatee Community College are nicknamed Lancers. Two notable alumni of the college are Joe Mays, former major league baseball pitcher and Rob McKittrick, notable American filmmaker.

Profile of Manatee Community CollegeManatee Community College is found in Bradenton, FL. Bradenton is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Manatee Community College.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Manatee Community College is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Manatee Community College Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 9, 869 in 2007 at Manatee Community College.

Manatee Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts836liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine156registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology31radiation therapist, dental hygienist, sonography and ultrasound tech, respiratory care tech, nuclear medical tech
Business and Management25business management, accounting and related services, management information systems, marketing, entrepreneurship, MIS
Law23legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and administration, fire protection tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20occupational therapist assistant
Therapy and Counselling16physical therapist assistant
Engineering Technician13construction engineering tech, electronics tech, drafting, computer systems tech, automotive tech, civil engineering tech
Computer Science and Engineering12systems analyst, computer services management, computer applications programming
Photography and Commercial Art10commercial art, cinematography
Family and Social Work6child care provider
Hospitality0hospitality management
Funeral and Mortuary Science0funeral and mortuary
Education and Teaching0teacher Education
Contact: Manatee Community CollegeManatee Community College

5840 26th St W

Bradenton, FL 34207

General Phone: (941) 752-5000

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