South Georgia Technical College

South Georgia Technical College

South Georgia Technical College, SGTC, was established on land that was an Air Force Training Base during World War I and World War II. Founded in 1948, it was originally known as South Georgia Trade and Vocational School. In 1963, it came to be known as South Georgia Technical and Vocational School. The name was changed in 1988, and it was christened South Georgia Technical College on November 2, 2000. The main campus of SGTC is situated in Americus, Georgia. A satellite campus is located in Cordele, Georgia.

SGTC offers a number of diplomas, technical certificates, and associate's degree programs. Students can choose from courses in the fields of criminal justice, aviation, culinary arts, practical nursing, welding, early childhood care and education, and marketing management. The college also provides opportunities for online education.

The varsity sports teams of SGTC are nicknamed the Jets and the Lady Jets. The intercollegiate basketball teams compete in the Georgia Junior College Athletic Association, and are also members of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The college also sponsors intramural sports like basketball, softball, flag football, and volleyball.

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Wood Science And Wood Products/Pulp And Paper Technology
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/Technician
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Network And System Administration/Administrator
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist And Manicurist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, And Nail Instructor
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management/Manager
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation And Repair, General
Communications Systems Installation And Repair Technology
Computer Installation And Repair Technology/Technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology
Autobody/Collision And Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Airframe Mechanics And Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
Motorcycle Maintenance And Repair Technology/Technician
Medium/Heavy Vehicle And Truck Technology/Technician
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder
Truck And Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator And Instructor
Game And Interactive Media Design
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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