About City Tech

Our Mission

New York City College of Technology is the designated college of technology of The City University of New York, currently offering both baccalaureate and associate degrees, as well as specialized certificates. New York City College of Technology serves the city and the state by providing technically proficient graduates in the technologies of the arts, business, communications, health and engineering; human services and law-related professions; technical and occupational education; and liberal arts and sciences. The College provides access to higher education for New York City’s diverse population and assures high quality in its programs by a commitment to outcomes assessment. The College also serves the region by developing partnerships with government agencies, business, industry and the professions and by providing technical and other services.

Education at New York City College of Technology provides students with both a command of skills necessary in their respective career areas, and the educational foundation for lifelong learning. All degree programs are built upon a liberal arts and science core curriculum designed to foster intellectual curiosity, an appreciation for the aesthetic dimension of life and work and a respect for cultural diversity. Students obtain practical experience in their chosen fields in a variety of settings. The College further encourages student growth and development through academic and student support services and a wide array of student activities.

Career Goals

A City Tech graduate will

  • possess the ability to transfer knowledge and skills
  • function well in a variety of work environments
  • communicate clearly in written and oral presentation
  • apply problem-solving techniques to the workplace
  • work effectively as a member of a project team

Life Goals

A City Tech graduate will

  • understand the scientific and technical framework within which modern society functions
  • achieve a high degree of information literacy, using information technology to seek, obtain and utilize information resources for self-learning, problem-solving and personal growth
  • understand the aesthetic dimension of life
  • understand the economic, societal and cultural aspects of the environment
  • understand the ethical responsibilities and implications of one’s work and personal actions