- City Tech offers 25 associate degree and nine baccalaureate degree programs that prepare students for specific careers that contribute to the vitality of the region's economy. Among them are Art & Advertising Design, Stage Technology, Architectural Construction, Electrical Engineering, Paralegal and Human Services programs, and a world-renowned Hospitality Management program that is a mainstay of the City's restaurant and hotel industry.
- The College's ACCESS Counseling Center provides job readiness workshops, career assessment, and job placement services for disadvantaged New Yorkers. In 1996-97, 139 public assistance recipients were successfully placed in jobs averaging $13,250, a total impact of $1.8 million, in addition to reduced welfare outlay. Access for Women at City Tech promotes the entry of women of all ages into non-traditional technical careers.
- The College's Architectural Technology students, aided by a grant from MetroTech, the business and educational complex in downtown Brooklyn, developed the master plan for the MetroTech Business Improvement District.
- City Tech's Business and Industry Training Center administers several programs, among them Bell Atlantic's Next Step Program, which offers an associate degree in telecommunications to selected Bell Atlantic employees. More than 550 students have been served, with a total annual salary gain of more than $500,000.
- The College's Apartment House Institute collaborates with CHAMP (Community House Association of Managers and Producers) to offer management courses for building personnel in affordable housing.
- Local businesses, schools, parent associations, unions, and public agencies have collaborated with City Tech on the School-to-Work Partnership, which ensures 4,500 Brooklyn students in six districts optimal school-to-work opportunities.