North Metro Technical College

North Metro Technical College

North Metro Technical College, also known as NMTC or North Metro Tech, was established in 1989. This two-year state technical institute is under the Technical College System of Georgia. Spread across 51 acres of land in Acworth, Georgia, NMTC's recent enrollments have been over 2,000 students every year.

A large number of certificates, diplomas, and associate's degree programs are offered to students at North Metro Technical College. One can choose from courses in the fields of accounting, automotive, business, computer information systems, diesel equipment technology, early childhood care and education, electronics, health, industrial systems, practical nursing, radiography, and visual communications.

North Metro Technical College supports several student clubs and organizations. Among those on campus include the Lambda Nu, Phi Beta Lambda, Skills USA, Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, Professional LANd care NETwork, Association on Young Children, Health Occupations Students Of America, and Student Leadership Council. The college also plans to start a sports program with teams in basketball and volleyball.

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North Metro Technical College
5198 Ross Rd
Acworth , GA 30102-3012
General Phone: (770) 975-4000

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North Metro Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine190EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Mechanics and Repair113electrical installation and repair, communications install and repair, computer repair, heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Medical Support and Technology102medical coding, medical assistant, radiographer, health diagnostic professions, phlebotomy
Transportation71truck and bus driver
Business and Management64operations management, accounting technology, small business management, sales and marketing
Landscaping and Horticulture52applied horticulture, landscaping, plant nursery
Office and Administration29data entry, administrative assistant
Beauty and Cosmetology27cosmetology
Medical Administration22medical transcription, medical receptionist
Photography and Commercial Art16commercial art
Education and Teaching13early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering12web design, computer networking
Family and Social Work8child care provider
Liberal Arts1technical and business writing
Media1animation and special effects
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0parks and recreation studies

Number of programs and degrees for North Metro Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years13713
Associate's degree4012
Award of less than 1 academic year43526
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1097

North Metro Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Metro Technical College had a total enrollment of 2,222 students (1,776 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 70%
Black 21%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 17%
20-21 18%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 9%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


North Metro Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 33 %

North Metro Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Acworth, Georgia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Georgia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

North Metro Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,569
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,865
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
North Metro Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3029000)

North Metro Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year21$61,70021$52,227
All faculty totalcalendar year21$61,70021$52,227

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Metro Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management

Liberal Arts
Technical and Business Writing

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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