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Study at Columbus Technical College

Columbus Technical College, also referred to as Columbus Tech, is located in Columbus, Georgia, United States. It was founded in the year 1961. It was started as a unit of the Muscogee County school District and was known as Columbus Area Vocational Technical School. Columbus Tech grants its students associate degrees and technical certificates in a range of study areas. Columbus Tech is organized into the following academic schools:

  • School of Applied Business
  • School of Economic Development
  • School of General Studies
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Professional and Technical Services
Columbus Tech hosts several student clubs and organizations on campus. Some of the popular organizations are the American Welding Society, Student Nurses'Association, National Technical Honor Society, Phi Beta Lambda, and International Student Association.

Profile of Columbus Technical College

Columbus, GA is home to Columbus Tech. Columbus is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Columbus Tech go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students commonly pursue studies in business and management, office and administration, and production trades.

Columbus Tech Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.


Columbus Tech has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 3, 604 enrolled students . A large number of students at Columbus Tech are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Columbus Technical College is to foster economic growth and development and to enhance the quality of life for the citizens in its region. More specifically the College will provide Knowledge and skills that prepare students to enter the workforce. Knowledge and skills that allow working students to advance in their careers. Customized, workforce-oriented education and training that meet the needs of employers. "

Columbus Tech Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management278insurance, call center operation, accounting technology, operations management, business administration
Medical Support and Technology144surgical tech, phlebotomy, medical coding, radiographer, pharmacy tech, medical assistant, dental hygienist, dental assistant
Mechanics and Repair131industrial mechanics, automobile mechanics, autobody repair, HVAC, mechanic and repair, communications install and repair, appliance repair, computer repair
office and Administration100administrative assistant, general office occupations, data entry
Nursing and Emergency Medicine100licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, nursing assistant, EMT paramedic
Computer Science and Engineering71computer networking, data processing tech, web design
Production Trades61welding, cabinetmaking, machine shop assistant
Medical administration52medical office assistant, medical receptionist
Beauty and Cosmetology47cosmetology
Education and Teaching31early childhood Education
Hospitality29hospitality management
Cooking and Culinary Arts28food prep and kitchen assistant
Engineering Technician26drafting, electronics tech
Construction Trades11carpentry
Landscaping and Horticulture3landscaping, applied horticulture
Media3printing equipment operation
Family and Social Work1child care provider

Contact: Columbus Tech

Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy

Columbus, GA 31904-6572

General Phone: (706) 649-1800


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