Savannah Technical College
Savannah Technical College provides academic excellence in over 50 career fields, offering both online and campus based instruction.
Savannah Technical College, serving approximately 4,000 students each quarter in Bryan, Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties, as well as online, continues to be one of the region’s leaders in providing quality technical and adult education. They offer more than 50 certificate, diploma, and associate degree programs in a variety of fields, ranging from automotive technology to surgical technology, marketing to computer information systems, even the culinary arts.
The college works with their business partners to develop flexible and creative programs that keep up with the regional economy and the changing employment market. Savannah Technical College offers career preparation at all levels in five different subject areas: Allied Health, Business and Services, Economic Development, General Studies, and Industrial Technology.
It takes a short time investment to earn a certificate or degree from Savannah Technical College and the tuition rates are competitive. The certificate programs can be completed in one or two quarters, diploma programs take about one year, and associate degree programs are usually completed in two years. Each of these programs is able to prepare students to start a new career or help them get promoted within their current occupation. For an in-state, full time student (meaning 12 or more credit hours per quarter) tuition is $600. For an out-of-state, full time student, the rate is $1,200.
Savannah Technical College also offers Professional Continuing Education. These short-term job training and community interest classes are offered in various disciplines for high-wage and high-performance careers including business, industrial, health, and professional licensing recertification. Their goal is to ensure that everyone who is seeking career advancement from their technical institute receives first-class, up-to-date training for today’s continually changing job market. It is not necessary to take an entrance exam, have a high school diploma, GED, or previous college experience to participate in the Professional Continuing Education classes at Savannah Technical College. Furthermore, the college does not charge an application or registration fee for any of these classes. Also, many of the classes, in several career areas, are conveniently offered online.
This school strives to provide the necessary tools for all their students to reach their highest potential. Tutors and extensive instructional media are available for students in all subject areas. Individualized help is offered through electronic instructional systems, by professional and peer tutors who can assist with all academic needs, as well as small-group seminars and workshops. The tutorial program is especially useful as students are able to walk-in for help on a first-come, first-serve basis. They also have the option to schedule an hour long tutoring appointment to work on a specific area of study.
Savannah Technical College is a proud division of the Technical College System of Georgia. In order to award associate degrees, the college is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Through a strong commitment to quality, service, and involvement and responsiveness to the community, Savannah Technical College hopes to remain an integral force in the future development of southeast Georgia.