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What Is Minuteman Technical Institute (MTI)?

Minuteman Technical Institute (MTI) is the adult learning division of Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School in Lexington, Massachusetts. MTI offers several career technical education courses in high-demand trades, including automotive technology, bio/medical lab technician, carpentry, cosmetology, CNC machine operation, culinary arts, electricity, machine tool technology, metal fabrication/welding, and plumbing code. The availability of these programs varies.

MTI offers technical training programs for adult students seeking rewarding jobs in high-demand careers. Adults may apply to MTI's Post-Secondary Programs to hone skills in a technical area, retrain for new employment, or learn new technical skills for the first time.


Minuteman Technical Institute cultivates student passion, offering rigorous and unique learning opportunities to adult learners. MTI prepares students with the academic, technical, and personal skills needed to succeed as professionals in a rapidly changing global market.

When Are Classes Held?

MTI's post-secondary programs are held Mondays-Thursdays from 4:30-10:00 PM with some schedule variation for specific programs. Classes are held at Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Road (Rt. 2A), Lexington.

Most of MTI's programs are 10 months long, taking place from late August through early June.

In 2021 and 2022, MTI is also offering free 15-week courses in carpentryCNC machine operation, and bio/medical lab technician training, through a Massachusetts Career Technical Initiative grant in collaboration with MassHire Career Centers and Commonwealth Corporation. (Applicants must apply through MassHire; click on program links for more information.)

Who Can Apply?

The term post-secondary refers to students who have graduated from high school, earned a G.E.D., and/or earned a post-graduate degree. Students enrolled in MTI will earn program certificates providing them the opportunity to obtain additional credentials pertaining to each field.

How Do You Apply?

MTI students apply on rolling admissions, from February through September, on a space-available basis. Visit the Admissions page to understand the process; or the Apply Now page to apply today.

Statement on Equal Education & Non-Discrimination:

Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity in its programs or activities, including its admissions and employment practices. The School District does not tolerate harassment or discrimination. An individual has been designated to coordinate compliance under Title IX and Section 504 and may be contacted through the Superintendent’s Office, 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421 - (781) 861-6500, ext. 7360.