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Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College, a public post-secondary institution of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education, provides technical education and training support for evolving workforce development needs of Southwest Georgia. To accomplish this mission, the College utilizes traditional, online and distance learning methods.

EVENING CAMPUS PROGRAMS:


BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Accounting (Diploma)
The Accounting program prepares the student in traditional accounting theory, practice and application in data processing, database and spreadsheet applications, payroll and tax accounting and computerized accounting.

Business Office Technology (Diploma)
Graduates of the Business Office Technology program are trained to become highly skilled office professionals. They are capable of efficiently producing standard business documents using the latest business software applications. Students develop skills in office administration, secretarial functions and software applications. Specializations are available in one of the following areas: business office specialist, legal office specialist or medical office specialist.


COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Computer Information Systems - Networking Option (Diploma and Degree)
The computer information systems networking specialist program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concept, principles and techniques required in computer information processing with emphasis on microcomputer installation and maintenance, and program design. Specializations in CISCO or Microsoft Windows 2000 give added value to this program.

Computer Information Systems - Microcomputer Option (Diploma and Degree)
The Microcomputer Specialist is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques with emphasis on software applications required in computer information processing.

Electronics Technology - Computer Electronics Option
This program prepares students for installation, configuration, upgrading, diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing microcomputer systems. It covers a wide range of materials in operating network management systems and implementing the installation of networks, with additional exam preparation for other certifications.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

Law Enforcement (Diploma)
In addition to practical, theoretical and technical applications of law enforcement, students will be acquainted with courts and corrections and show you how educational and social service agencies interact with the criminal justice system. Students also learn about human behavior and are able to arbitrate domestic quarrels and to manage situations involving suspect or deviant behavior.

Fire Science Technology (Diploma)
The Fire Science Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for success in a fire and emergency medical service environment. This program prepares the graduating student with the leadership skills to be successful in progressing through the ranks of the fire and emergency services.


EDUCATION

Early Childhood Care and Education (Diploma and Degree)
Training in educational theory plays a vital role in the comprehensive Early Childhood Care and Education program. Important attributes for the success of program graduates are critical thinking, problem solving and the application of the training to the work requirement. This field has experienced rapid expansion and the trend is expected to continue for the foreseeable future.

Family Child Care Provider (Technical Certificate of Credit)
The family child care provider technical certificate provides family childcare providers an opportunity to earn a credential in child development since many family daycare providers are not educated in the area, nor do they hold a credential in early childhood care and education. Each student who meets the criteria will be eligible to receive GELI and TEACH incentives for continuing education in early childhood care and education.

Infant/Toddler Care Specialist (Technical Certificate of Credit)
The Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist Certificate is designed to meet the training needs of persons working with children from birth to age 3. The program is aligned with the CDA (Child Development Associate) Standards from the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C.


NURSING AND HEALTHCARE

Electronics Technology - Bio-Medical Option (Diploma and Degree)
This program prepares students to install, calibrate, operate and maintain the life support electronics equipment that is so vital to the medical industry.

Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate (Technical Certificate of Credit)
This program covers both the U. S. Department of Transportation 1985 Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate Curriculum and the 1995 Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Curriculum. The EMT-I Program is designed to provide additional training and increased knowledge and skills in specific aspects of advanced life support above the basic level.

Medical Coding Specialist (Technical Certificate of Credit)
The Medical Coding Specialist certificate program provides training in coding skills.

Medical Transcriptionist (Technical Certificate of Credit)
The Medical Transcriptionist program prepares students to become medical language specialists.

Patient Care Assisting (Technical Certificate of Credit)
The Patient Care Assisting program prepares students to function in a health care facility as a certified nurse’s aide, patient care assistant or nurse’s assistant.

Pharmacy Technology (Diploma)
The Pharmacy Technology program is designed to educate and prepare students to perform as pharmacy technicians in hospital, retail, institutional and wholesale pharmacy settings.


ADDITIONAL VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Air Conditioning

Automotive

Culinary Arts

Drafting & Construction

Electrical

Landscaping & Horticulture

Welding


Accreditations

Albany Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, 404-679-4501.

Albany Technical College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 41 Perimeter Center East, NE, Suite 640, Atlanta, Ga., 30346, 770-396-3898.

The Albany Technical College Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Curriculum Review Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants Endowment (AAMAE). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 1970, Chicago, Il., 60601-2208, 312-553-9355.

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