Earn a marketing specialist certificate online in one semester at South Georgia Technical College

July 15, 2020
South Georgia Technical College Marketing Instructor Mary Cross is shown above working with a student on an online marketing assignment.

    Interested in a career in marketing or just want to learn how to promote your business better?  South Georgia Technical College is offering a Marketing Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit that can be completed completely online in one semester this fall.  Classes start August 17th and it is not too late to apply and register.

    “This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to enter the marketing field or who would like to learn new skills to help market their business,” said South Georgia Technical College Marketing Instructor Mary Cross.  “Students can sign up for the Marketing Specialist TCC and complete it online in one semester with four classes or 12 credit hours.”

    The Marketing Specialist TCC is a part of the South Georgia Technical College’s Marketing diploma and associate degree program so students can elect to continue the program after completing the TCC.  The Marketing Specialist TCC covers the Principals of Marketing, Professional Selling, Promotion and Marketing Communication, and one occupational elective.

    Students in the SGTC marketing program may qualify for the HOPE Grant, HOPE Scholarship or Federal PELL grant.  There are also scholarships and grants available from the South Georgia Technical College Foundation.

    The SGTC Marketing program features five other TCC’s that can be completed in one semester or less.  Those include the Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneurship, Retail Merchandise Manager, Small Business Marketing Manager, Supervisor/Management Specialist, and Sales Professional.  The entire program can be completed in two years or less.

   For more information about the SGTC Marketing program contact Instructor Mary Cross in Americus at mcross@southgatech.edu or 229-931-2317 or Karen Bloodworth at kbloodworth@southgatech.edu or 229-271-4074 in Cordele.

    Interested students can apply on line at www.southgatech.edu and click apply now.  The testing requirements have been waived for fall semester.  South Georgia Technical College is also hosting an orientation and registration session for fall semester on July 21st, 22nd, and 23rd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both the Americus and Crisp County Center campuses.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

    For more information about applying for fall semester, contact the SGTC admissions office in Americus at 229-931-2394 or in Cordele at 229-271-4040 or visit the website at www.southgatech.edu.  Fall semester classes begin August 17th, 2020 and will be offered on-line, face-to-face, and with a hybrid combination.  Students can also complete financial aid applications on line.