Founded in 1909, Technical Career Institutes has gone by many names, but adopted its current name in 1974. With over 3,000 students in emerging technology programs of study, TCI draws heavily on its local, New York City community to develop real-world, career-prep education programs to help students succeed in today’s business environment. Located right in the heart of Manhattan on West 31st between 8th and 9the Avenues, students can easily commute to TCI by train, subway, bus or foot.
At TCI students study to complete associate’s level degrees and certificate programs based on state-of-the-industry curricula. Under the titles of associate of applied science, a transfer-minded degree; or associate of occupational studies, a career-minded degree, students may study within the division of engineering and information technologies, the division of business and new media technologies, the division of facilities technologies, or the division of arts and sciences. Specializations include but are not limited to, automotive technology, networking technology, electronics engineering technology, health information technology, digital media arts, business administration, security services and management, and heating, ventilation, air-conditioning & refrigeration technology. In order to help students succeed, academic recourses like the campus learning center, preparatory studies, and English as a Second Language assistance are provided. Students may also earn various industry certifications, like Microsoft Certifications MCP, MCSA, MCDBA, MCSE, and MOS.