Students interested in entering a field in which there are plenty of job openings can choose to enroll in one of 15 programs of study for which FREE TUITION is available!

The HOPE Career Grant can be the boost a student needs to get started on a rewarding career in a well-paying job, and without accumulating a lot of student debt. It also helps Georgia employers by creating a pipeline of skilled workers they can hire well into the future.

  • HOPE Career Grant awards are based on the studentÔÇÖs program of study and the number of hours of enrollment.
  • The grant is available┬áonly for eligible students┬áwho are pursuing certificates and diplomas.

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Automotive Collision Repair

The automotive collision repair program provides the training that allows graduates a great start in the collision repair industry.

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Automotive Technology

Automotive service technicians inspect, maintain, and repair automobiles and light trucks. They perform basic care maintenance, diagnose problems, and plan and execute vehicle repairs.

Business Technology

Business Technology

Do you like to organize and keep track of tasks and responsibilities? The business technology program prepares graduates to be administrative managers that keep offices and businesses on track.

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Commercial Truck Driving

Nearly every product sold in the United States spends at least some time in a truck, if not multiple trips, and there is a high demand for drivers to deliver these goods.

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Computer Support Specialist

Do you describe yourself as a ‘techie,” or do your friends and family regularly ask you for computer support? If so, the computer support specialist program might be the perfect fit for you!

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Police officers protect lives and property while ensuring community safety and responding to crisis events.

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Diesel Equipment Technology

Diesel service technicians and mechanics repair and maintain the diesel engines that power transportation vehicles and heavy industrial equipment.

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Drafting Technology

Do you like to problem solve or figure out how things work? Drafting is an essential step in the engineering process that allows designers to turn their ideas into reality.

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Early Childhood Care and Education

This program prepares graduates to work with children and families in a variety of settings, with classes that require students to make learning materials that students will be able to instantly use with children.

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Emergency Medical Technician

EMT’s provide a vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to or from a medical facility.

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Healthcare Assistant

Graduates will be employed as personnel to register patients for admittance to the hospital, outpatient surgery, procedures, diagnostics, physical rehab (physical therapy), clinics, specialty treatment centers, emergency rooms, and other healthcare facilities.


High School Equivalency

░─├┼┴¨║¤▓╩╣┘═° Technical College now offers multiple options for achieving your high school equivalency.

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Industrial Systems Technology

Industrial systems technicians maintain and repair the various machines used in industry. Their job title may be industrial electrician or industrial mechanic, but more often it is automation technician.

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Manufacturing Operations Specialist

The certificate program in Manufacturing Operations Specialist prepares students to apply for entry-level positions in advanced manufacturing.

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Medical Assisting

Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks in the offices of physicians and other health practitioners.

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Networking Specialist

Demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.

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Paramedics commonly facilitate medical decisions at an emergency scene and during transport, working in a variety of specialty care settings including but not limited to ground and air ambulances, hospitals, and community settings.


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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomists obtain patient blood specimens by venipuncture or micro-techniques. They aid in the collection and transportation of other laboratory specimens and may be involved with patient data entry.

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Practical Nursing

Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled under the direction of physicians and registered nurses.

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Welding Technology

Welding is the most common way of permanently joining metal parts by melting and fusing them to form a permanent bond.