Minneapolis Community and Technical College was founded in 1996 and is right in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The schools was created as a result of the merger of Minneapolis Technical College and Minneapolis Community College. Today they offer a blend of both technical and liberal education.
Their Associated Degree in Biotechnology provides students a solid foundation which can be used to seek entry level employment in the field or go on to pursue a bachelors degree. Students in the program learn basic laboratory techniques, instrumentation, basic computer skills, data analysis, documentation training, and an overview of regulatory issues.
MCTC also has a strong relationship with many colleges and businesses within the Twin Cities. These relationships help students to either continue their education after graduation or find employment with area firms.