College planning can be overwhelming – for parents as well as students. There are many different higher education options for your child, and technical college might be the perfect choice. Gwinnett Tech has information that can help you decide.
What’s technical college?
Technical colleges offer career-directed education and training, designed to provide students the knowledge and skills they need to enter the workplace and be successful. Students may graduate with a two-year associate of applied science degree in their field of study, or pursue a diploma or certificate option that can be completed in just a few semesters.
Does technical college work?
You bet. At Gwinnett Tech, our graduate job placement rate is 96%. Many of our programs have internships or clinical programs that provide students real-world experience while they study, making finding employment far easier. Our Career Services Center works with thousands of students each year to help them find that all-important first job. Because of Gwinnett Tech’s reputation for rigorous, relevant education, the area’s businesses and industries come to us to fill their employment needs.
What can my child study?
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 140 program options in areas like marketing, business management, computer information systems, early childhood education, drafting, health sciences, nursing, cosmetology, criminal justice, automotive technology, visual arts, fashion and design, and more. Visit our program offerings to learn more.
What if my child doesn’t know what they want study?
No problem. Our Assessment Center offers free personality and career testing that can help your child decide what type of job is best for them. Our counselors are available to help each student map out an education and career path.
Call 678-226-6279 or e-mail us for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Can we afford it?
Technical college is one of the most affordable higher education options. Gwinnett Tech’s average tuition (depending on how many classes you take) is $475 a semester. We offer many financial aid opportunities, including the Hope Grant, which is awarded regardless of financial need. Call our Financial Aid office at 777.962.7580 and we’ll help you make it work.
Will technical college courses transfer?
Gwinnett Tech has transfer agreements with the University System of Georgia. Core courses, like freshman level English and math credits, are guaranteed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities throughout the state,
How do we get started?
It’s easy! Students can apply online , call our Admissions Office at 678-226-6616 or send an email. Here’s more information about admission requirements.