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You know education is the key to success. Now you’re trying to decide where to get that education, and that’s why you’re here. There are a lot of reasons to choose GTCC, and we invite you to explore our website to discover them all. But here are three of the best – Quality, Affordability, and Support. GTCC offers you a great education, one that will prepare you to take the next step, whatever that may be, to a better life. GTCC makes that education possible for anyone with low costs and financial aid for those who need it. And GTCC has the support systems in place to keep you on track and focused on your goals.

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Career Pathways – What Will You Study?

Health and Wellness

Human Services and Social Sciences

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Manufacturing, Transportation, and Construction

Business

Arts, Entertainment, and Design

Public Safety

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

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Health and Wellness

Careers in dental, nursing, physical therapy, radiography, and wellness fields await students who complete degrees in this Career Pathway. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful healthcare professionals in occupations that serve their community.

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Human Services and Social Sciences

Do you want to make a difference in the lives and well-being of your community? Are you interested in helping others and making a positive change? Then the Human Services and Social Sciences Career Pathway is for you. You can apply your skills to job areas such as social services, historical research, early childhood education, substance abuse, or politics.

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Liberal Arts and Humanities

If you're interested in creative expression, philosophical endeavors, and communicating ideas, consider a degree in the Liberal Arts and Humanities. 

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Manufacturing, Transportation, and Construction

Architectural design, construction technology, aviation studies and design, welding, air conditioning repairs, and automotive repair are some of the areas of interest that you can find in this category. Advanced manufacturing and construction industry jobs await graduates of the MTC Career Pathway.

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Business

Accounting and Business Administration degrees prepare students for various roles in management, marketing, economics, and the free enterprise system. Supply Chain Management and Logistics positions await students who possess skills in the international and domestic movement of goods. Our cluster also trains students in the fields of Culinary Arts, Paralegal, and Cosmetology.

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Arts, Entertainment, and Design

The AED Career Pathway attracts future musicians, production assistants, vocalists, actors, visual artists, game developers, and designers. The Entertainment Technologies department prepares skilled technicians and music industry professionals for success in the entertainment field.

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Public Safety

This Career Pathway allows students to experience a broad field of study that leads to careers in the public eye as well as behind the scenes. Training in this area can prepare you for an emergency medicine job, working with crime scene technology, fire fighting, or a career as a wellness trainer/coordinator.

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Apply rational and logical thought processes of STEM clusters to the needs of the world and creatively design, test, redesign, and implement solutions. Graduates of our programs can be contributors to innovation and technology-based solutions that are useful in a variety of technical, engineering, and economic arenas.

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