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Egyptian Ministry of Education Visits Mountainland Technical College

Egyptian Ministry of Education Visits Mountainland Technical College On February 22, 2024 Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) hosted the Egyptian Ministry of Education & Technical Education and Workforce Egypt as part of their involvement with the International Applied Technology Schools.We feel honored they chose to visit Mountainland to learn about our programs, teaching structure, curriculum, and […]


Announcing the ‘Clyde School of Trades’ Utah’s Premier Construction Company and State’s Largest Technical College Form Historic PartnershipLEHI, UT – Mountainland Technical College, in partnership with Clyde Companies, proudly announces the renaming of its School of Trades to the Clyde School of Trades. The announcement, a first of its kind in Utah for a technical […]

Mountainland Technical College announces ‘ON THE RISE’

Mountainland Technical College announces ‘ON THE RISE’ Utah’s Largest Technical College’s New Capital Campaign is a First in Utah Lehi, UT – At its Board of Trustees meeting tonight, Mountainland Technical College announced a two-year, $5 million capital campaign to support three fundamental pillars: Student Success, Faculty Excellence, and Institutional Support. “Our Board Chair and […]

LPN 2023 Pinning Ceremony

LPN 2023 Pinning Ceremony Mountainland students participating in 2023 LPN Pinning Ceremony Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) LPN graduates came together with faculty, friends, and family to celebrate the completion of their program and participate in the traditional Nursing Pinning Ceremony. The Pinning Ceremony is a traditional symbolic ceremony that welcomes soon-to-be nurses into the nursing […]

UVU/MTECH Agreement to Speed Up Time to Graduation; Offers Innovative Solution for Utah’s Future Workforce Needs

UVU/MTECH Agreement to Speed Up Time to Graduation; Offers Innovative Solution for Utah’s Future Workforce Needs MTECH graduates to receive 28 credits toward an associate’s degree in business OREM, Utah — Planning for Utah’s future workforce needs, Utah Valley University (UVU) and Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) signed a third articulation agreement today creating a seamless […]

MTECH Surgical Technology Olympics 2023: Education in Action

MTECH Surgical Technology Olympics 2023: Education in Action Mountainland students participating in 2023 Surgical Technology Olympics Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) Surgical Technology students celebrated Surgical Technology Week by participating in a Surg. Tech. Olympics to honor and recognize their industry’s hard work by assisting surgeons to help enhance and save individual’s lives. The event included […]

Mountainland Technical College Breaks Ground in Payson

Mountainland Technical College Breaks Ground in Payson Lieutenant Governor Henderson to Deliver Remarks Mountainland Technical College will break ground on an 85,000-square-foot, comprehensive campus in Payson, Utah on Friday, September 1, 2023 at 10:30am In 2019, the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) delivered a report to the Legislature, calling on Utah to […]

Truth in Tuition 2023

Apply Now Truth in Tuition 2023 NOTICE OF PROPOSED TUITION INCREASE Mountainland Technical College is Changing from Membership Hour to Credit Hour The Mountainland Technical College is proposing to change its method for charging tuition. The College will transition from charging tuition by the enrolled hour to charging tuition by the credit hour. Accordingly, this […]

ACEN Site Visit

PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN The Mountainland Technical College Practical Nursing Program wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Practical Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and […]

Truth in Tuition Hearing

NOTICE OF PROPOSED TUITION INCREASE   MTECH is proposing to increase student tuition rates. This would be an increase of 0.0% – 4.8%, which is an increase of $0.00 – $0.10 per membership hour for adult students. All concerned students and citizens are invited to a public hearing on the proposed increase to be held […]

MTECH Accepting Applications for Board of Trustees

Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) welcomes applicants with backgrounds in Manufacturing, Trades, or Information Technology interested in serving on the College’s Board of Trustees. The MTECH Board of Trustees is responsible for developing policies, regulations, and budgets for the operation of the school, preparing a comprehensive strategic plan, and coordinating with stakeholders in education and workforce development.Please […]

MTECH hosting e-waste pickup, set to refurbish computers for kids

Annually on April 22, Earth Day is celebrated to show support for environmental protection, and along with that theme Mountainland Technical College will be hosting an event to help reduce electronic waste in landfills. The event is set to gather any electronic devices, including gadgets, phones, computers, cords and more. Computers that are collected from […]

Mountainland Technical College Ranked #1 in the Nation

MTECH’s Pharmacy Technician Program is “best across all 50 states” Lehi, UT – Utah’s reigning “Best of State” Technical College has added a national title to its growing list of awards, as the Pharmacy Technician Program at Mountainland Technical College was ranked the best in the United States, according to research and findings from   […]

MTECH holds grand opening for new Trades & Technology building

By Ryne Williams – Daily Herald Normally when people are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony, they expect a big red ribbon and large scissors. At Moutainland Technical College on Friday morning the ceremony looked a little different. To read the entire article, click this link.

You’re Invited – Trades and Technology Ribbon Cutting

Strategically located within Utah’s hub of innovation, Silicon Slopes, the Mountainland Technical College Trades & Technology building represents the ingenuity and passion for learning shared by Utahns across the state.  At just over 89,000 square feet of workspace, the opening of its doors creates a new center for technical education in the Mountainland region. With […]

MTECH Named ‘Best of State’ for 3rd Straight Year

(Lehi, Utah)- Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) was recently announced as the recipient of the 2020 Best of State Award for Technical Education, marking the third year in a row the college has received this prestigious honor.  “Being named ‘Best of State’ for the third year in a row is powerful recognition of the work going […]

MTECH Opens for In-Person Instruction

Utah’s fastest growing technical college opens under modified conditions On June 1, 2020, Mountainland Technical College resumed in-person instruction after the COVID-19 pandemic caused the school to close for nearly three months.  Utah’s second-largest and fastest growing technical college opened under modified conditions to welcome students back to campus. “With the safety of our students, […]

MTECH Receives ‘Business of the Year’ Award

Utah’s Point of the Mountain Chamber of Commerce recognized Mountainland Technical College as the “Outstanding Business of the Year” during a recent awards banquet in Lehi.  “The amazing partnerships our school has across our region offer unprecedented opportunities for students to succeed,” said Joseph Demma, MTECH Vice President, in accepting the award. “On behalf of […]

Licensed Practical Nursing Graduates honored at Pinning Ceremony

Students in MTECH’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program were honored for graduating at the LPN Pinning Ceremony. A pinning ceremony is symbolic of welcoming newly graduated students into the nursing profession. Family and friends were able to gather and support these recent graduates, and wish them well as they venture off into their start of their […]

President Christensen @ UVU Counselor Conference

President Clay Christensen recently participated in the UVU/MTECH K16 Counselor Conference. With a unanimous goal to help every student at any educational level succeed in their education, UVU and MTECH are putting forces together for students in the Mountainland Region.  The UVU/MTECH K-16 Alliance has continuing goals to measure its successful impact. These goals include: […]

President Christensen Participates at Chamber of Commerce Summit

President Clay Christensen recently participated as a panelist at the annual Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Summit in Salt Lake City.  MTECH is a proud supporter of the Hispanic Chamber and hosts a weekly “Business Academy” for all Chamber members at our Lehi campus.  To learn more about this powerful partnership and ways you can become […]

MTECH dedicates Welding Lab to Instructor

Mountainland Technical College grieves at the news of the passing of former welding instructor, W. Reed Esplin. As a tribute to Reed and his family, MTECH held a dedication in his honor. The dedication was held at MTECH’s Orem Campus Welding Lab, where Reed spent a lot of his time. During the dedication, family, friends, […]

Applications Due

Attention Students! Applications for any application based program open October 15 through November 15. These programs include: Mobile DevelopmentPractical NursingSurgical TechnologyWeb Programming & Development Some of these applications require tasks that may take a little longer (ex: background check, immunizations, etc.). Please be aware that applications will not be considered if they are turned in […]

Get the scoop on CTE

Get the Scoop on Career and Technical Education Event was held on Monday, September 23, 2019, at the new Provo High School. About 2,000 students and parents were invited to the event to come learn about various career options that they can receive through a technical education. Students and parents had the flexibility to travel […]

Utah State Senate Unanimously Confirms New Board

On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the Utah State Senate unanimously confirmed the following individuals to serve as members of the Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) Board of Trustees, with terms beginning on July 1, 2019, and expiring on June 30, 2023. Scott Barlow, Chief Executive Officer, Revere HealthMary Crafts Homer, Founder, Culinary CraftsJeremy Hafen, President, Clyde […]

MTECH Students Qualify for HOSA Nationals

MTECH students had the chance to participate in the State Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition March 21-22 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah. Nine out of 16 MTECH students placed high enough to qualify for Nationals. Those students include Janet Wayman, qualifying in Medical Law and Ethics; Kristin Futrell, Medical Spelling; […]

MTECH Prepares for Utah’s ShakeOut

MTECH will join more than 700,000 Utahns by participating in a statewide earthquake drill Thursday, April 18, 2019, for the annual Great Utah ShakeOut. The goal of the Great ShakeOut is not only to teach people how to protect themselves during the quake by taking cover under a sturdy object but also to become more […]

MTECH Week A Success!

Thank you to all of our amazing students, faculty and staff for making MTECH week a success! The MTECH catering department provided food and snacks for students at every campus! Our students had the opportunity to play games, win MTECH swag, and pick out a free student T-Shirt. We hope everyone can finish the rest […]

Unprecedented Crowd Over 5,000 at Career Pathways Event

The Mountainland Region of Utah is growing fast.  Very, very fast.  At MTECH, we know our community has high expectations for meeting that growth challenge – including the paramount goal of preparing students for a robust and dynamic economy.  To help raise awareness of the opportunities and pathways for students throughout Utah, the Governor has […]

MTECH and 5.12 Foundation Fight Hunger

For over 13 million kids in this country, going to school hungry is the norm. One in five children in the United States live in food insecure households, which means they lack consistent access to enough food. Sometimes the lunch they get at school is all they might get and going home over the weekend can […]

ACEN Site Visit

PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN The Mountainland Technical College Practical Nursing Program wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its practical nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share […]

2018 Winner Utah Best of State

MTECH was award this prestigious honor for demonstrating it’s commitment to the community, through it’s efforts in providing exceptional vocational training. Students and faculty are proud of what this award means. It couldn’t have been possible without the students continued dedication to learning and striving for the best. The “Best of State” awards were created to […]


We are pleased to announce that Mountainland Applied Technology College (MATC) has become Mountainland Technical College (MTECH). In the 2017 Legislative Session, Senate Bill 238 was passed, renaming the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) to the Utah System of Technical Colleges USTC). All colleges under UCAT oversight became technical colleges. With these recent changes, […]

MTECH Is Celebrating 10 Years In Spanish Fork!

Past, present and future students, bring your family and friends for a night of food, fun and prizes! Open House    August 1st 2016    5-8 p.m. 1210 South 693 West (Del Monte Rd.) Spanish Fork MTECH is proud to celebrate the 10 year anniversary for the opening of the Spanish Fork Campus. Just 10 […]

Mountainland Code Camp 2017

Mountainland Technical College and Xactware teamed up to host the Mountainland Code Camp. High School Students from Alpine, Nebo, and Wasatch School Districts participated in the event. The event was held at Xactware’s campus in Lehi, Utah. For 24 hours, the students worked vigorously on team projects. Over the course of the time, there were […]

Clay Christensen UACTE Administrator of the Year

Utah Association of Career and Technical Education (UACTE) awarded Clay Christensen as the Administrator of the Year. The award recognizes administrators for the work they have done to support career and technical education in Utah. Clay was also awarded the Carl Perkins Community Service Award for his outstanding service to the community. Prior to coming […]

Zions Bank Speaking on Business with MTECH

On October 16, 2015 the Mountainland Technical College (MTECH) was covered for the second time in the Zions Bank Speaking on Business radio program; which highlights diverse businesses throughout Idaho and Utah. Since 1997, the Zions Bank Speaking on Business radio program has showcased more than 5,000 businesses in Idaho and Utah. It airs on KSL NewsRadio and 22 […]

MTECH Students recognized by Soroptomist Society

Soroptomist International of Salt Lake City held an event to celebrate and give back to local women in the community. The organization recognized women who are both single mothers and students at local universities and colleges. Four MTECH students were in attendance for the event. The event provided these women and their children an opportunity […]

MTECH 2015 Annual Employee Christmas Party

Mountainland Technical College held its annual Employee Christmas Social on December 15th at its Thanksgiving Point Campus. The enjoyable evening consisted of a prime rib dinner as well as prize giveaways. Over 250 employees from all three campuses were in attendance, making it the largest the event has ever been. Mark Middlebrook, Director of Marketing, […]

MTECH Health Fair

Mountainland Technical College hosted a local healthcare occupations fair. The event was organized by Career Pathways. It gave students exposure to the different educational and career options in healthcare. The event is held annually in order to help students decide on their future career paths. Over 500 students from local high schools and MTECH participated […]

MTECH Medical Assisting Students Demonstrate Health Tips

Mountainland Technical College recently sponsored two events that took place in Spanish Fork. Its Medical Assistant program helped both the JC Penney Logistics Center and SAPA employees learn basic health tips to maintain health and safety while on the job. Both events were held by the respective companies specifically for their employees. The experience gave […]

MTECH AGC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mountainland Technical College and Associated General Contractors held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the partnerships’ new building.   Both MTECH and AGC are pleased with the growth of their partnership that develops skilled construction workers to supply the job market with competent, skilled workers. The building will serve as the training grounds for many students interested in […]

MTECH Graduation Ceremony Summer 2015

Mountainland Technical College recognized its graduates by holding its tri-annual Recognition Ceremony.  The ceremony celebrates students who have earned specific certificates and licensures through hands-on training at MTECH.  The graduating class of over 370 students at the ceremony is evidence of the growth that MTECH has experienced in the past few years. The event was […]

Recognition Ceremony Fall 2015

Mountainland Technical College recognized its graduates by holding its tri-annual Recognition Ceremony.  The ceremony celebrates students who have earned specific certificates and licensures through hands-on training at MTECH.  A record-breaking graduating class of 874 students at this ceremony was evidence of the growth that MTECH has experienced in the past few years. The event was […]

MTECH Cool School of the Week

Mountainland Technical College was recently featured on Fox 13’s Cool School Of The Week. Some of our programs were spotlighted and features just a few of our excellent instructors and awesome students! Watch our first week here and our second week here