Great Plains Technology Center (GPTC) is located in Lawton, OK. The GPTC vision is to train the workforce of the future by providing exemplary educational opportunities. Their mission is to improve the livelihood and successful economic opportunities for residents of southwest Oklahoma by forging a strong relationship between educators, the community, and employers. Many exciting programs are offered in the following fields:
- 3D Animation
- Advanced Respiratory Therapist
- Diesel Truck Service
- Network Systems Technician
- Radiologic Technology
GPTC programs are designed for those wishing to earn certifications in professional fields. However, many courses can count as transfer credits to other higher learning facilities depending on the program of concentration. GPTC provides hands-on applications to improve careers and help individuals have fun while they learn. Offering a variety of student services, GPTC provides students a wide range of resources that helps them through the application process all the way to career counseling. Online courses are also available for corresponding programs. Tuition is based on semesters and can range in cost depending on the program of choice. For the 2013 academic year, tuition (not including books) ranged from approximately $1500-$2000 per semester. GPTC hosts a variety of clubs and organizations including: Future Educators of America (FEA) and Healthcare Occupations Students of America (HOSA). GPTC offers classes from two campuses (Lawton and Tillman Kiowa Campus) as well as courses online.
They must be doing something good as you can follow this link to read a recent report made by FOX news at http://www.greatplains.edu/2013/09/great-plains-on-fox/. For more details concerning all their programs and services please visit the GPTC homepage at http://www.greatplains.edu/.
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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
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 $11,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$2,609|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Great Plains Technology Center may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1979)
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1988)
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
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