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By MyHowBook Team ⚈ Published On:

The city of Miami is host to one institution of higher education as well as career education named as College of Business & Technology or just CBT which is a more well-known name for it. Not only Miami city but various other locations, exactly six, are operational throughout Florida on its name. The locations are classified as one Flagler Street Location in Miami, West Kendall of Florida, Miami Gardens Location, Hialeah Location, and finally the Cutler Bay Location. The credit of all the distinctive locations goes to one vital part of the institution, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools which is licensed by the part of government of Florida also known as Florida Department of Education. It also stands as one of the few institution which have been authorized by CompTIA and also has the prolonged accreditation on programs by and of the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (C.A.H.I.I.M.).

The foundation of CBT is also one to be known about. The college was the first of its kind to be changed of its first character on the year 1988 and which was took-over by the known emigrants of Peru and had it named as Business & Technology Institute (BIT) of Miami. The name College of Business & Technology was the second choice when Business & Technology Institute was considered non-enticing to the institute and the year 2000 saw the inauguration and launch of operations of the new named College of Business and Technology. The request made by the Board Members of the Unified School District was also a key factor to the change of the institutional name of the CBT. When the CBT started to offer the degrees relating to various faculties like Associate of Science, Economic development and Adult non-credit courses, it was considered appropriate to name, an IT, business and health college and hence CBT was founded. As for the recognition part, it had long time coming when state relating problems too were affiliated to the institute. Then the year 2000 brought the so-called national accreditation naming to its aid and from there the institution was overseen by the Board Members of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce which had the CBT being classed in the list of Top 100 colleges involved in Hispanic Businesses in and of Florida. Then the empire of the college started its way to success when the Cutler Bay city saw CBT as an arising specialist of Allied Health & Science programs.

CBT has got the provision for the graduation which helps the enrolled students for the legal profession. Most of the enrolled students make the goal to have a renowned Doctor degree while it also has got the offerings for the Masters of Business degree. The CBT has also got the partnership with other versatile faculties like Technical, Vocational and also the important Academic programs. The partnership of the faculties has got the provision for the joint degree programs in other courses like Masters of Business Administration (J.D/M.B.A) and in Master of Public Administration (J.D/M.P.A). The CBT also conducts different weekend programs and is the first business school having the approval of Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for conducting these programs. The organized programs from the CBT give the students for technical degree and also attending the classes. The college has got different degree offerings which are as follows:

  1. Business Programs:
  2. Science Degree Programs
  3. Diploma Programs

Under the professional certifications of the business related programs fall the courses like:

- Microsoft Office Specialist by Microsoft

- QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU) by Intuit

- Forming & Incorporating a Company

Then there is the much referred to degree programs all related to the background of Science and all the technology used by science. The courses that are offered to the interested students are listed below.

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration & Management
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Associate of Science in Network Administration & IT
  • Associate of Science in Digital Graphic Design
  • Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Science in Health Information Technology

Along with the degree course offerings, the CBT also has got the different concentrations which has got special quota for the diploma study and the students also get different options. The course offerings are as follows:

  • Computerized Administrative Assistant
  • Electricity Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Office Management
  • Web Designer
  • NCLEX RN Certification Preparation
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician
  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Medical Assistant
  • English as a Second Language Program (Intensive Course)
  • Business Technology
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Computerized Administrative Assistant

Apart from the diploma courses there are other available courses that the CBT provides to its students. Those courses can be listed as ‘C’ programs which stands for Computer and Construction related technology programs. The studies are listed below:

Computer Technology Programs:

  • A+ by CompTIA
  • Network+ by CompTIA
  • Linux+ by CompTIA
  • Security+ by CompTIA
  • CCNA by Cisco Systems

Construction Technology Programs:

  • EPA Certification
  • Journeyman Apprentice License
  • Introduction to the Electricity for the Industry of HVACR
  • Maintenance & Climate Control of Refrigeration Systems
  • Saving energy with new HVAC technologies and new applications
  • Solar Panels Energy Savings.

A college of this reputation and caliber is sure to have more to offer than just the regular degrees, thus CBT plays another unheard role for its graduate students. That role is the benefit of having to be allowed to attend classes at any preferred time of their wish at the cost of not a single penny. This distinctive role is said to update and improve the skills that the students have acquired at their time in the college. Also the provision of file transfer and online portfolio creations help the students improve further in their online as well as offline skills when they are active in the premises of the CBT. Hence CBT is deserving of its role as one of the best business schools active in and out of Florida.