Degree Options:
Associate Degree, Certificate
Campus Location:
Business, Industry, and Technology

Program Overview

Emerging technology is a unique program to Athens Technical College, and all of the major courses within the program include hands-on labs. Graduates are prepared for a range of careers within robotics, video graming, mobile programming and other related fields.

Students learn technical applications and skills in problem solving, design, user experience, creative applications and computer programming. Courses focus on technical and organizational skills in a series of experiential, hands-on projects in which they work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams. Because of the rapid developments in technology, emerging technologists are constantly learning and updating their skill sets and evaluating new innovations. In Georgia, the need for emerging technologists in the communication, entertainment, and security fields has grown with skilled employees in short supply.

Specific Facility, Tools Or Educational Tools Available

Classroom equipment includes: interactive mobile touchscreen units, 3D printers, DJI drones, drone simulators, etc. We are Microsoft, CompTIA, and Amazon Web Service Academies. Students have access to free software, additional training, and discount vouchers for industry certifications.

Featured Courses

EMTX 1000- Tech-Driven Problem Solving

EMTX 1201- Introduction to Personal Robotics

EMTX 2201- Advanced Personal Robotics

Additional Details
Class Times Offered:
Online Class Options:
Partially Online
Student working on drone - emerging tech 2

Program Contact

Helen Hall

Program Chair

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