Message from the President

President John WatfordThank you for choosing to attend South Georgia Technical College! I encourage you to explore our website to discover the many exciting educational opportunities available on the Americus campus and at the Crisp County Center.

South Georgia Technical College is a national leader in academics, activities, and athletics. Our students are constantly distinguishing themselves in the classrooms or through participation in student organizations or on the basketball courts. We want you to become a part of our success!

Over 200 associate degree, diploma, and short-term technical certificate of credit opportunities are provided in a wide array of academic disciplines designed to meet the workforce development needs of our business partners. South Georgia Tech offers lifetime career placement assistance for graduates.

The college’s economic development division also provides industry specific training, Quick Start opportunities for new or expanding businesses and a number of exciting continuing education classes. The John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center, a world class facility on the Americus campus, houses a Business Expansion Center designed to help entrepreneurs get new businesses up and running. Both the Crisp County Center and the Americus campus provide areas for businesses and civic clubs to host meetings, workshops and training sessions.

South Georgia Technical College is one of only two technical colleges in Georgia to feature on-campus housing. This allows us to provide the complete college experience for students as well as regional training for our business partners located throughout the southeastern United States and beyond.

South Georgia Tech is also the home of the Jets and Lady Jets intercollegiate basketball squads. The Jets and the Lady Jets participate in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association and have competed at the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament ten times in the last fifteen years.

These are just some of the exciting opportunities that South Georgia Technical College can provide. We are here to help you realize your educational and career goals. Please take the opportunity to learn more about South Georgia Tech and how we can help you to become a leader in academics, activities, or athletics!

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Dr. John Watford, President
South Georgia Technical College