Counseling and Career Services

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Counseling is Underway

MTC campuses are currently closed due to coronavirus, but the college is still offering counseling services to assist students in reaching their goals.

Students can meet with a counselor for personal, academic, or career counseling and disability services via phone or web chat. We are asking students to contact us at 803.822.3505, 803.738.7636 or We also have community resource information regarding mental health referrals, food, housing, utilities, and more. You can also click here to view MTC's Counseling and Career Services FAQs.

If you have questions regarding COVID-19, visit the Coronavirus: FAQs and Resources page.

Types of Counseling Offered

Academic Counseling

Academic Counseling is focused on helping to facilitate academic achievement. Services offered include:

  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Assistive technology
  • Suspension and probation counseling
  • Academic Fresh Start
  • Faculty/staff referral system
  • Change of major
  • College survival skills
  • Assessment interpretation
  • How dropping/withdrawing from a class affects you

Career Counseling

Career Counseling assists students in identifying majors and occupations they might find appropriate and fulfilling. Services and resources include:

  • Individual career planning
  • Career Assessments
  • Information on educational alternatives
  • Personal Counseling

Personal Counseling is offered to assist students with personal issues that may interfere with short-term academic issues. Services include:

  • Coping skills
  • Crisis management/intervention
  • Life transitions
  • Community agency referrals
  • Assertiveness skills
  • Sexual assault referrals

Disability Services

The Counseling Services staff works to ensure that all educational programming and services are accessible to otherwise qualified students with disabilities.



Contact Us

Need more information about Counseling Services

Counseling and Career Services

Airport Campus, ASC Suite 237

Beltline Campus, BSC Suite 239


Do I have to take a placement test?

Academic students must take a placement test before being admitted to register for classes. You may exempt this test if you have completed certain college level English and Math courses from a regionally accredited college with grades of C or higher, or if you have comparable AP scores. For more information, visit Placement Test.

Training students do not generally have to take placement tests, although there may be some exceptions. See your program page for more details.


What does it cost to attend MTC?

Tuition differs based on the student’s legal residency. For more specific tuition information, please visit Tuition and Fees.

How much can you save?

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In your first year*

* Total tuition and fees (most current data available as of August 2018). Source: U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings and "IPEDS Student Financial Aid Component Overview Public Academic Reporters."