North Georgia Technical College is a public, residential, multi-campus, two-year technical college whose mission is to provide quality technical education, adult education, continuing education, and business and industry training to individuals who can benefit from these programs and services. These efforts improve the quality of life of individuals by preparing them to succeed as literate and technically competent members of the workforce and by promoting the economic growth and development of the Northeast Georgia region. The college offers both traditional and distance learning courses that lead to the certificate, the diploma, and the associate degree. The college encourages the development of the whole individual in a learning-centered environment while maintaining measures of cost effectiveness and fiscal soundness in program planning, implementation, and services. Instruction in work ethics is emphasized, and lifelong learning is promoted. A highly competent, professional faculty and staff are customer focused and dedicated to providing high quality, accessible education and training through continuous improvement efforts.
North Georgia Technical College serves 2,404 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
North Georgia Technical College is the only community colleges within Habersham County