West Georgia Technical College

West Georgia Technical College

West Georgia Technical College, also known as WGTC, was founded in 1966. It was then known as the Troup County Area Vocational Technical School, and was given its present name in the year 1987. The main campus of WGTC is located on 88 acres of land in LaGrange, Georgia. The college also operates branch campuses in West Point in Troup County, Luthersville, Manchester, and Greenville, in Meriwether County, and Franklin in Heard County.

West Georgia Technical College offers the Associate of Applied Science degree in various fields of study. A number of technical certificates and diploma programs are also offered. The academic divisions of WGTC include:

  • Business & Computer Information Technologies Division
  • Clark-Holder Clinic School of Health Sciences
  • General Education Division
  • Industrial Technologies Division
  • Personal & Public Service Technologies Division

West Georgia Technical College supports several professional student organizations. Students are involved in clubs and organizations such as the Phi Beta Lambda, Student Nurses of LaGrange, Vocational Industrial Clubs of America, Student Government Association, New Connections - Single Parent Group, Radiologic Student Organization, and National Technical Honor Society.

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Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing And Data Processing Technology/Technician
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia And Information Resources Design
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Network And System Administration/Administrator
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Aesthetician/Esthetician And Skin Care Specialist
Baking And Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
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
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing
Physical Fitness Technician
Electrical And Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation And Repair, General
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
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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