Atlantic Technical Center, located in Coconut Creek, Florida, was founded in 1973 and was originally known as the Atlantic Vocational Center. The school was established to provide career training options for individuals residing in Broward County. Originally the school served 450 students across 11 programs, but has seen enrollment grow to over 8000 during the day classes alone. The school has over the years kept pace with its growth by adding additional facilities and programs. The school also maintains a magnet high school to provide additional education options in the area.
Atlantic Technical Center provides individuals with education and training in high demand fields for the purposes of long term employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete, and are taught through traditional classroom and practical courses. Practical courses are controlled environments that recreate real world settings and allow students to practice skills under the supervision of trained professionals. Upon completion students will be able to enter the workforce as qualified specialists in their area of study.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
ATC will admit any individuals over the age of eighteen that wish to pursue education and training in a technical high demand field. Individuals should supply transcripts and test scores if available, and may be required to complete a placement exam for certain programs. Students should also meet with a counselor to determine program choice and enrollment. Financial aid is available in the form of loan and grants which are awarded based on need and applied for by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Atlantic Technical Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||36%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||23%||$3,018|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Atlantic Technical Center may provide student services like:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Helping students find work after graduation
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Atlantic Technical Center.
- William T. McFatter Technical Center in Davie, FL (11 miles away)
- Sheridan Technical Center in Hollywood, FL (15 miles away)
- Miami Lakes Educational Center in Miami Lakes, FL (24 miles away)
- D. A. Dorsey Educational Center in Miami, FL (28 miles away)
- Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center in Miami, FL (31 miles away)