Marion Technical College was founded in 1970 with one priority: to improve employment opportunities for area residents through quality education at the local level. Classes began in 1971 with 187 students in four technical programs. Since then, more than 30,000 students have attended MTC, and around 2,500 have graduated with an associate degree. Right now, over 2,500 students are enrolled in over 60 programs & majors and certificate programs in Business, Information, Engineering, Nursing, Medical Sciences, Public Service, Radiography, and Physical Therapist Assisting technologies. The average MTC student is 27 years old and works in the Marion area. And, 85 to 90 percent of MTC graduates find work in their fields of study each year. What’s more, the pass rate on certification/licensure examinations by Nursing, MLT, Radiography, and PTA graduates typically exceed the Ohio and national average. MTC is committed to serving the educational needs of Marion and the surrounding communities. If you are looking for a career, want to grow in your current job, or get a better job, MTC is the place for you.