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Study at Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta Technical College, also known as ATC, is located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Technical College System of Georgia. ATC offers associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates of credit in more than 80 programs on a range of subjects. The degrees and certificates of study are generally awarded following completion of studies in one of the following divisions:

  • Business Technologies
  • Health and Public Safety Technologies
  • Industrial and Transportation Technologies
  • Public Service Technologies
ATC's campus life is vibrant and active. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations based on the diverse interests of the students. The college newsletter is called "Tech Talk".

Profile of Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta Technical can be found in Atlanta, GA (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Atlanta Technical.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at Atlanta Technical are in beauty and cosmetology and mechanics and repair.

Atlanta Technical Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.


A tenure system is one way Atlanta Technical works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 3, 327 students were enrolled in the school. Atlanta Technical has a large minority student population. Older adults are in evidence at the school, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Atlanta Technical College, a unit of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education, located in the city of Atlanta, is an accredited institution of higher education that provides affordable life long learning opportunities, associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized business and industry training, continuing education and other learning services using state-of-the-art technology. The integration of academics and applied hands on career preparation is essential in meeting the workforce demands and economic development needs of the people, businesses, and communities of Fulton County. "

Atlanta Technical Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Mechanics and Repair330HVAC, automobile mechanics, aircraft powerplant tech, autobody repair, avionics maintenance, computer repair, heavy equipment maintenance, heavy truck tech, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine191nursing assistant, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, medication aide
Beauty and Cosmetology141cosmetology, barber
Medical Support and Technology126dental assistant, pharmacy tech, phlebotomy, dialysis tech, medical assistant, dental lab tech, medical coding
office and Administration81general office occupations, word processing, data entry, administrative assistant
Construction Trades73carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Law67legal assistant
Education and Teaching64early childhood Education
Business and Management64accounting technology, small business management, sales and marketing
Cooking and Culinary Arts54food prep and kitchen assistant, chef training
Family and Social Work42child care management, child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering21computer networking, computer programming, data processing tech, database administration
Production Trades18welding
Security and Law Enforcement13fire-fighting
Photography and Commercial Art7commercial art
Engineering Technician6drafting, CAD and design
Medical administration2medical transcription, medical records tech

Contact: Atlanta Technical

Atlanta Technical College

1560 Metropolitan Pky SW

Atlanta, GA 30310-4446

General Phone: (404) 225-4554

http://www.atlantatech. org/

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