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Academic Programs

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The academic programs at Okefenokee Technical College are designed to provide the opportunity to develop academic knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to secure personally satisfying, rewarding, and socially useful employment. All programs of study comply with Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved curriculum reflecting current, up-to-date knowledge and skills training.

Completion of a program of study results in the awarding of one of the following credentials.

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree

The associate of applied science degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in various fields of employment in related businesses and industries.

AAS degree programs take approximately two years to complete with the required credit hours ranging from 90 to 110. The curriculum of the associate degree programs includes: general education courses, fundamental occupational/technical courses, and specific occupational/technical courses.


Diploma programs approximately take 12-15 months to complete, with the required credit hours ranging from 60 to 90 hours.

Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC)

TCC programs provide a structured sequence of credit courses that will enable individuals to either be employed in an entry-level position or to increase job proficiencies. These short-term training programs typically take no more than one year to complete, with required credit hours ranging from 15 to 59 hours.

Associate of applied science degree, diploma, and technical certificate programs are offered in the following occupational and career areas:

  • Business and Computer Programs
  • Medical Programs
  • Professional Service Programs
  • Technical and Industry Programs

Work Ethics

To further enhance employment skills, students receive instruction in work ethics. OTC's Work Ethics program is designed to promote positive work behavior and to prepare students to be better, more productive workers. The following ten work ethics traits are taught and practiced in each credit course.

  • Attendance
  • Productivity
  • Character
  • Organizational Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Appearance
  • Cooperation
  • Attitude
  • Respect


Georgia's Technical College System guarantees employers that graduates of state technical colleges shall possess the skills and knowledge as prescribed by state curriculum standards. Should any graduate employed within two years of graduation be deemed lacking in said skills, the student shall be retrained in any technical college at no charge for institutional costs to either the student or the employer.

Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Los números de teléfono son accesibles a las personas que son sordos o con pérdida de la audición a través de Georgia Relay marcando 711 o 1-800-255-0056 de TTY/TDD.


Waycross Alma Baxley
1701 Carswell Ave 101 West 17th St 1334 Golden Isles Pkwy, W
Waycross, Georgia 31503 Alma, Georgia 31510 Baxley, Georgia 31513
912.287.6584 912.632.0951 912.367.1700
  Camden Golden Isles
  8001 The Lakes Blvd 3700 Glynco Pkwy
  Kingsland, Georgia 31548 Brunswick, Georgia 31525
  912.510.3327 912.262.4999
  Hazlehurst Jesup
  677 Douglas Hwy 1777 West Cherry St
  Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539 Jesup, Georgia 31545
  912.379.0041 912.427.5800


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