Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

4089 Val Tech Rd, Valdosta, GA

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About
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, located in Valdosta, Georgia, was established in 2010 through the merger of the East Central Technical College and Valdosta Technical College. The merger was approved as part of a number of mergers taking place throughout the state in order to consolidate resources and geographic realignment. The school maintains four campuses in Valdosta, Fitzgerald, Douglas, and Sparks., as well an extended campus in Moody Air Force Base and multiple education centers in the school's eleven county service area. The school is a member of the Technical College System of Georgia, which is responsible for the operation of all two year educational institutions in the state.

Academics
Wiregrass Georgia Technical College offers a large number of programs and services that meet the needs of residents of its service area. Academic transfer programs provide students with a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year program, followed by the student applying to a four year college or university in order to continue their education and earn their bachelor's degree. Transfer to four year institutions in Georgia are facilitated by agreements in place that ease requirements for admission, though individuals wishing to transfer to private or out of state schools should meet with a counselor to discuss transfer and curriculum options due to varying requirements.

Career training programs offer students an education in a high demand field or industry with the purpose of assisting them with entry into the workforce as qualified professionals. Students will participate in traditional and practical courses as  defined by the program curriculum, with practical courses providing training and development in a controlled environment under the supervision of professionals. These programs take between one and two years to complete, and give the student an associate degree or certificate which demonstrates competency upon graduation.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Individuals interested in attending Wiregrass Georgia Technical College may do so if they are a high school graduate, or 18 years of age or older. Students must complete the application for admissions, pay all fees, supply transcripts and test scores if available. Student may also be required to take a placement exam prior to registration to determine general education course placement. Participation in new student orientation and a meeting with a counselor to discuss program enrollment and curriculum prior to the selection of courses is encouraged to assist students in preparation for their future.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information provided by which will be used by the school's financial aid department to determine the extent of a given student's need and their aid program eligibility when constructing his or her financial aid packet. Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year and it is recommended that the application be completed in a timely fashion.

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 (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. 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 Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$6,156

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College may offer services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1984)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1997)

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (229) 259-5195

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (229) 333-2109

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