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Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)

3300 Macon Tech Dr, Macon, GA

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The Central Georgia Technical College was established in 1962 as the Macon Area Vocational-Technical School. Originally there was only the Macon campus, but in 1990 acquired with the Baldwin County Adult Center in Milledgeville which in turn became its second campus. Since then CGTC has opened 5 more learning centers in the remaining 5 of the 7 counties it serves. The school is dedicated to providing the best education and training possible, reviewing its program offerings regularly  in order to ensure they meet the needs of students and the community, and updating and adding programs as required.

CGTC's primary campuses in Macon and Milledgeville offer associate's degrees, diplomas and technical certificates. The remaining five learning centers in Eatonton, Forsyth, Gray, Jeffersonville, and Roberta offer only technical certificates and continuing education courses.  Academic programs allow for transfer to four year institutions and fulfill the first two years of a four year education. Technical programs typically take between one and two years to complete, and provide students with a classroom education and practical training in order to develop the skills necessary to immediately enter the workforce. Graduates of these programs are qualified to perform the tasks and duties necessary for positions at the entry level.

Programs offered include:

Central Georgia Technical College also offers assistance through its Academic Success Center. The center provides training in test anxiety relief, computer skills, and study methods. This training is provided through group sessions, one on one tutoring, or through practice at home. Student are encouraged to choose the method which best suits them.

Admissions and Financial Aid
All students must submit an application and pay a non-refundable $15.00 application fee, present documentation that they are lawfully in the US and have a high school diploma or GED.  If SAT, ACT or CPE scores are unavailable, students will be required to take a placement test.

Financial aid offices at the Macon and Milledgeville campuses will assist students who require financial aid in finding the resources to further their education. Federal and state funding is available in the form of loans and grants.

The pride of CGTC is the men's and women's basketball teams, known as the Central Georgia Cougars. The Central Georgia Cougars play in the NJCAA Division I and the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association. Such programs allow students to compete in a healthy, competitive environment, developing skills and abilities useful in one's academic and professional life, such as teamwork, discipline, and good health.

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

  • Technical and Business Writing (C)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Child Care Provider (C)
  • Child Care (C)
  • Adult Development and Aging (A, C)

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Cabinetmaking and Millwork (A, C)

Science Technology

  • Biology Technician, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician (A)

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

  • Cartography (A, C)

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $1,900-$2,300
    • Out-of-State: $3,800-$4,608
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $80-$96 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $160-$190 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid98%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$6,475

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Central Georgia Technical College may provide services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1968)

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