Increasing Skills & Opportunities: Georgia Northwestern Technical College

High-quality technical education and workforce development.

The mission of Georgia Northwestern Technical College is to provide accessible, high-quality technical education and workforce development. Since 1962, GNTC has done just that. The school has been instrumental in increasing the skills and opportunities for the citizens of northwest Georgia.

GNTC has six convenient campus locations in Catoosa, Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield counties. These campuses serve nine counties, including Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Murray, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield. Programs of study include business, health, industrial, and public service. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or certificate for their studies.


This past year, 11,820 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. The college has an annual credit enrollment of 8,591 students. In addition, GNTC has an additional 3,229 people enrolled through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.

Among the programs available at GNTC is the opportunity for high school students to participate in dual enrollment. While still attending high school, students can take college courses taught by a GNTC instructor at any Georgia Northwestern Technical College campus or their high school. Dual enrolled students receive credits toward both their high school graduation and a college degree at the same time.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College also has various noncredit options available through the Office of Economic Development, including continuing education courses, professional development courses, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start. Through GNTC’s Office of Adult Education, instructional areas include preparation for the high school equivalency test, adult secondary education, adult basic education, and English as a second language.

For more information regarding Georgia Northwestern Technical College, visit or call 1-866-983-GNTC (4682).