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Accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing clerks are financial record keepers. They update and maintain accounting records, including those that calculate expenditures, receipts, accounts payable and receivable, and profit and loss.

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Agricultural Science

From plant growth and farm management to food processing and farm maintenance, our program offers a well-rounded overview of business and production.

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Air Conditioning Technology

The Air Conditioning Technology program offers a very hands-on, applied approach to learning the skills necessary to work in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry.

Applied Technology Mgmt

Applied Technical Management

In addition to the skills and knowledge obtained in technical diploma programs, students can take a step further and obtain degree-level general education knowledge and business skills.

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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.

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Simply put, bioscience (or biotechnology) is the use of living organisms, or components of living organisms, to enrich our lives by making better foods, vaccines, medicines, and other products.

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Business Management

Whether it’s becoming an entrepreneur, crunching numbers or managing employees, the business management program can put you on the pathway to success.

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.

Career Plus HSE

Career Plus

Take college courses and earn your high school diploma at the same time.

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Certified Nurse Aide

Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs) provide hands-on healthcare to patients in medical settings. They assist with bathing, dressing, and other fundamental life activities. CNAs handle additional duties such as documenting health issues, dressing wounds, feeding, and simply interacting with their patients in a friendly and caring way.

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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!

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Conservation Law Enforcement

Do you enjoy being outside and learning about the environment? Learn about how humans interact with wildlife, including all applicable laws in one of our newest programs.

Consumer Economics

Consumer Economics

Make a positive contribution to consumer and family well-being through policy, education, program evaluation, and product innovation in a dynamic world full of diverse career opportunities.

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Cosmetology, Barbering & Esthetician

The beauty industry is a vast field with plenty of exciting opportunities for careers in cosmetology—and it’s growing, whether you want to own your own salon or spa, or work as a beauty professional in fashion, film or television.

CPR First Aide

CPR & First Aid

This essential class educates attendees on the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Course topics include first aid basics, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies, preventing illness and injury, and CPR/AED.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

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

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Culinary Arts

Do you consider yourself a foodie? Turn your culinary passion into a career by learning the science, art and management of food preparation.

Dental Assisting

Dental Assisting

Dental Assistants contribute significantly to the dental team by performing a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties.

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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygienists are an important part of the dental team providing dental cleanings, radiographs, periodontal treatment, and patient education that patients need to maintain optimal dental health.

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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.

Drivers Education

Drivers Education

Athens Technical College campuses offers the 36-hour course that meets the State of Georgia requirements for Joshua’s Law.

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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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Emerging Technologies

Emerging technologists work with advanced technologies to increase the flow of communication, expand profit margin, and/or deliver products both internal and external of the organization.

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Engineering Technology and Applied Science

If you want an engineering-related career with a hands-on practical approach, you’ll learn cutting-edge technology areas enabling graduates to meet the changing needs of this growing industry.

Forklift Training

Forklift training

This OSHA compliant course is designed for individuals needing to learn or update skills for operating a forklift. The course includes classroom instruction and supervised hands-on operation of a forklift.

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General Education Courses

While major programs focus within a chosen specialization, general education or core courses provide a broad understanding within a variety of disciplines.

Georgia Dept. of Transportation Exams

The Athens Technical College Economic Development Department administers the written portion of the • GDOT Aggregate Certification• Roadway Testing Technician (RTT)• Quality Control Technician Level 1 Certification (QCT Asphalt) examinations.


Georgia Pest Control Exam & Prep Course

The Georgia Pest Control Employee Registration Examination is a proctored exam that is required of any person employed in a job that focuses on pest control or extermination.

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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

Athens Technical College now offers multiple options for achieving your high school equivalency.

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Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Management

Hospitality is the second largest industry in Georgia, and the HRTM program at Athens Tech prepares students for a wide range of careers in one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

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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.

Interdisciplinary Studies

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) allows a student to build a strong academic foundation in the general education core curriculum, as well as select from a variety of occupational concentrations in business and health sciences depending upon the student’s professional goals.

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Interior Design

The interior design is ideal for an individual who enjoys mixing creativity with technical skills.



ManufactuREADY is an intensive six-week program that prepares unemployed or underemployed individuals for success in the rewarding field of manufacturing.

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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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Marketing Management

Gain expertise that will allow you to effectively manage a business’s product portfolio, social media platforms and marketing resources.

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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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Our nursing graduates are highly respected and sought after by local healthcare systems. Our reputation for producing stellar entry-level nurses has continued for decades. ASN graduates are well prepared registered nurses who have a wide variety of healthcare job settings.

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Paralegal Studies

The American Bar Association (ABA)-approved paralegal studies program educates students for positions as paralegals as a means of improving the quality, accessibility, and affordability of legal services.

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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.

Physical therapist assistant program

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) are licensed healthcare providers who work as part of a team to provide physical therapy interventions under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

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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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Radiologic Technology

Radiographers produce x-ray images (radiographs) of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems.

CPR First Aide

Safety: OSHA 10 & OSHA 30 COURSE

These trainings will provide you with the vital knowledge and skills you will need to recognize, prevent and respond to hazards and life-threatening situations.

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The Athens Technical College Economic Development Division offers the ServSafe Manager training and exam.

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Social Work Assistant

Social Work is one of the fastest growing and most versatile careers in the U.S. Its mission is to enhance wellbeing and to help improve quality of life by focusing on both the person and the environment.

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Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists assist in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.


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Veterinary Technology

Veterinary technicians typically conduct clinical work in a private practice under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

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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.

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Workkeys Testing

The assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace, and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance.