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ABOUT MTC
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About MTC

History of the College

1970

Officially charted by the Ohio Board of Regents as the Marion County Technical Institute. Offices established on the Marion Campus with The Ohio State University at Marion.

1971

Began offering classes in the fall with 187 students enrolled in 4 degree programs

1972

Name changed to Marion Technical College by the Ohio Legislature. MTC’s first graduating class graduates.

1973

Held first formal commencement ceremony for 42 graduates.

 

1976

MTC expands academic programs with the opening of the Technical Education Center. After only five years of offering classes, enrollment surpasses Ohio State at Marion and reaches 799 students.

1977

MTC is granted initial three-year accreditation by NCA. MTC’s registered nursing associate degree program becomes one of only three Ohio programs to receive National League for Nursing accreditation.

1980

MTC receives full accreditation status by the North Central Association.

1986

The Marion Campus Student Center opens, expanding student activities and athletics for MTC students.

1988

Marion Technical College Foundation, Inc. is created and begins first campaign to raise funds for student scholarships.

1989

MTC begins offering Post-Secondary Enrollment Option courses for qualifying high school juniors and seniors.

1991

MTC offers 30+ one-year certificates and two-year associate degree programs and hundreds of individual courses.

1992

Groundbreaking occurs for the Technical Education Center Annex.

1997

The $7.2 million Marion Campus Library/Classroom building is completed.

1998

MTC offers first online class.

2001

MTC celebrated its 30th anniversary!
Marion General Hospital’s Radiography program moves to Marion Technical College.

2003

Fall enrollment broke all previous records with 2,121 headcount.

2004

MTC enrollment continued to break records with a headcount of 2,237 students. Growth forces College to lease space adjacent to Campus to house the MTC’s Center for Workforce Development.

2006

A record 284 graduates received an associate degree or certificate at MTC’s commencement activities, including 4 Highland High School students who completed the MTC telecommunications academy and graduated from high school and MTC within the same week!

2007

MTC has a record enrollment of 2,683 headcount.

2008

MTC offers online registration and fee payment.

2008

MTC has a record enrollment of 2797 headcount.

2009

MTC has a record enrollment of 3300  headcount.

2010

MTC has a record enrollment of 3736  headcount.

2010

Marion Technical College started to dig for the foundation of a new building.

2011

Health Technologies Center opens its doors for students to use Nursing Lab, Medical Science Labs, Medical Assisting Lab, Computer Labs, and a 150 seat Lecture Hall.

   
   
 
                     

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1467 Mount Vernon Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302
740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu