Information Sessions to Highlight Programs at Chattahoochee Tech

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(Marietta, Ga. – July 10, 2013) Chattahoochee Technical College will offer a series of information sessions geared toward offering current and prospective students an opportunity to learn more about academic programs. The evening events will feature popular programs in the Business and Technical Studies Division at six of the college’s eight campus locations.

“We want to give people an opportunity to learn more about these programs, the curriculum and career opportunities available in these fields,” explained Shane Evans, Associate Dean of Technical Studies. “The job market continues to place a strong emphasis on post -secondary education when evaluating the workforce. Chattahoochee Technical College is a great place to get that education and prepare for a career.”

The events will feature instructors from the programs to talk with interested students and prospective students, as well as an opportunity to view lab and classroom facilities. Each event begins at 6 p.m. and requires no RSVP to attend.

“Chattahoochee Technical College offers a unique and quality education to people throughout this area,” said Evans. “Our approach to workforce development and educational opportunities is one of accessibility with program availability; flexible schedules; traditional, online and hybrid course options; multiple campuses and low cost tuition and fees.”

Chattahoochee Technical College currently offers more than 70 degree, diploma and technical certificate of credit options in 45 different programs of study. In addition to the programs in the Business and Technical Studies Division, students study a wide variety of health science programs, including nursing, radiography, occupational therapy assistant, medical assisting, health information technology, surgical technology, physical therapist assistant, and others. Students may also take classes from a list of more than 27 general education courses that transfer to 4-year colleges and universities throughout Georgia.

Financial aid options for students provide grant or scholarship money to defray the costs of tuition and fees, including Pell Grant, HOPE Grant and HOPE Scholarship, as well as a variety of private scholarship opportunities through the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation.

Fall semester begins August 19, 2013. Prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission prior to July 26. More information about admissions , financial aid and programs of study are available at www.ChattahoocheeTech.edu or by calling 770-528-4545.

Monday, July 15 at 6 p.m.

Canton Campus – Early Childhood Care and Education

North Metro Campus – Automotive Technology, Computer Information Systems Technology, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice    Technology, Fire Science Technology, Marketing Management, Diesel Equipment Technology, Drafting Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (Biomedical), Environmental Technology, Horticulture, and Industrial Maintenance and Electrical Technology

Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m.

Canton Campus –  Accounting, Air Conditioning Technology, Business Management

Wednesday, July 17 at 6 p.m.

Appalachian Campus – Automotive Technology, Auto Collision Repair, Business Administrative Technology, Cosmetology, and Welding and Joining Technology

Marietta Campus –  Air Conditioning Technology, Automotive Technology, Building and Facilities Maintenance, Cosmetology, Early Childhood Care and Education, and Motorcycle Service Technology

Mountain View Campus  – Design and Media Production Technology, Interiors and Television Production Technology

Paulding Campus – Early Childhood Care and Education