Founded in 1996, the Manhattan School of Computer Technology is a private vocational school that is located in Brooklyn, New York. Prospective students should note that this is not a degree-granting institution. The school provides students with technical skills, a strong academic foundation, and other knowledge that will help them obtain employment in today’s computer-oriented business environment, and the constantly evolving medical field. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is licensed and registered by the New York State Education Department.
Students can choose from 30- to 60-week comprehensive programs in Auto CAD, Quality Assurance, Programming, English, Accounting, and Medical Office Specialist areas of study. The ESL program is the most popular program offered by the school. There are various levels of ESL study, and there is an Accounting with ESL program that provides in-depth instruction in manual and computerized accounting, while also training students in a variety of office skills that include data entry, typing, and word processing. Graduates of the school’s Medical Office Specialist program are well prepared for jobs in doctors’ offices or other healthcare facilities. There is also a program which prepares students for Teaching English as a Second Language.
The Manhattan School of Computer Technology also provides its students with a wide variety of academic counseling and career placement services. This school boasts a 100 percent student retention rate. The school also offers small class sizes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of just 20:1.