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Health Care

Everyone can find a career helping and serving other people in the Health Field

The career outlook is bright and getting brighter. People are always going to need someone to clean their teeth or look after them when sick. If you want an occupation where you get to personally interact with people on a daily basis and have a positive impact on their lives, these are some of your best options

If you enjoy working with people, take a look at the programs below. You're sure to find something that interests you.

General Education

Each degree and diploma program at MGTC contains a body of Essential General Core (general education) courses. The purpose of general education coursework is to ensure that students have attained general essential skills necessary for educational and career success. General education coursework is not specific to any major or discipline. The Essential General Core within each degree and diploma program is designed to produce graduates who, at the competency level appropriate to the credential earned, can communicate appropriately using oral and written English; utilize information technology in accessing, organizing, and communicating information; apply appropriate mathematical principles and methods; and use critical thinking skills to solve problems.

To ensure these competencies, each degree program of study contains a minimum of 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, with at least one course from each of the following areas: English; humanities; social/behavioral sciences; and natural sciences or mathematics. All diploma programs contain a minimum of 8 semester credit hours in general education coursework, with at least one course coming from each of the following areas: English; mathematics; and interpersonal relations/professional development or psychology. Each degree and diploma program additionally requires COMP 1000, Introduction to Microcomputers.


Health Occupations
How would you like to have a career that allows you to feel good each day because you know you made a difference in someone's life? If you have the desire to make a difference, consider attending Middle Georgia Technical College to seek selection in the Practical Nursing program. Licensed Practical Nurses provide care for individuals, families, and communities. LPN students are trained to promote health and wellness, illness prevention, rehabilitation, and care for the dying.

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Click on one of the programs listed to the left to get more information about that program, including specific degrees awarded.

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Can't Decide?

At MGTC's CARE Center we can help you make the right decision for you and your career. Give us a call for more information at 478-988-6800 extension 5020.

Gainful Employment

MGTC has provided Gainful Employment disclosure data for its credit programs. This information can be used to estimate the cost of various programs, program length, average student debt upon program completion, and potential employers upon completion.