ⓘ Burlington County Institute of Technology. The Burlington County Institute of Technology is a county-wide public school district that serves the vocational and ..

Burlington County Institute of Technology

ⓘ Burlington County Institute of Technology

The Burlington County Institute of Technology is a county-wide public school district that serves the vocational and technical education needs of students at the high school and post-secondary level in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. BCITs more than 2.000 students come from 38 sending school districts throughout the county.

BCIT has campuses in Medford Township and Westampton Township. Admission to BCIT is based on a competitive admissions test. The district develops apprenticeship and job training programs with local businesses and educational institutions.

As of the 2017-18 school year, the district, comprising two schools, had an enrollment of 2.012 students and 147.5 classroom teachers on an FTE basis, for a student–teacher ratio of 13.6:1.


1. Campuses

The districts two campuses with 2017-18 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics are:

  • Burlington County Institute of Technology Medford Campus 787 students
  • Burlington County Institute of Technology Westampton Campus 1.225 students

2. Programs

BCIT offers educational programs in a broad range of fields:

  • High tech: Electronics, Computer Science Applications, Computer Assisted Drafting and Office Technologies, Robotics, Pre-engineering, A+ and NET+.
  • Other: Geospatial Technologies, Veterinarian Assistant, Ornamental Horticulture, Marketing, Culinary Arts, Advertising, Art and Design, Early Childhood Education and Child Care, Fashion Design and Fabrication, Law and Public Safety and Sports Medicine.
  • Traditional majors: Automotive Technology, Printing/Graphics Communication, Welding, Drafting, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Fleet Maintenance Mechanics and Auto Body Repair are certified by the respective industries. Cosmetology and Health Occupations must pass licensing exams upon completion of their educational programs. Building Trade, Electrical Trade and Office Technology students in the high school program enroll in apprenticeships during their senior year.

3. Administration

Core members of the districts administration are:

  • Dr. Christopher Nagy, Superintendent of Schools
  • Andrew C. Willmott, Acting Business Administrator / Board Secretary

The districts board of education consists of the county superintendent of schools and six public members who set policy and oversee the fiscal and educational operation of the district through its administration. As a Type I school district, the boards trustees are appointed by the Burlington County board of chosen freeholders to serve four-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two members up for reappointment each year.