Moultrie Technical College
|This article does not cite any references or sources. (March 2012)|
|Moultrie Technical College|
|Type||Public technical college|
|President||Dr. Tina K. Anderson|
|Location||Moultrie, Tifton, Ashburn, and Sylvester, Georgia, United States|
Moultrie Technical College or MTC, is an accredited technical college, located in Moultrie, Georgia, in Colquitt County. Moultrie Technical College is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. The college provides learning opportunities through quality technical education programs and services.
In the fall of 1964, the original building of Moultrie Area Vocational-Technical School was constructed at a cost of $325,000. The school opened its doors to 40 students, a staff of nine, and five programs of study; automotive mechanics, diesel mechanics, machine shop, drafting and design technology, and electronics. Mr. W. W. Hobbs was named director. The following year, heating and air conditioning, accounting, secretarial and clerical programs were added. Full-time enrollment increased to 100. In 1966, the welding program was added, and full-time enrollment increased to 180. By 1969, cosmetology, practical nursing, telecommunication, and mathematics programs were added. At this time, full-time enrollment had increased to 280.
Today, Moultrie Technical College serves four counties with five campuses located in each area. These counties include Colquitt, Tift, Turner and Worth. The college’s doors now open to 2,000 students, a staff of 130 plus employees and more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate programs.
- Moultrie (main) campus in Moultrie
- Industrial Drive (auxiliary) campus in Moultrie
- Tifton campus in Tifton
- Turner County campus in Ashburn (transferred from East Central Technical College in 2001)
- Worth County campus in Sylvester
Moultrie Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific program accreditations and certifications include:
- The Automotive Technology program is accredited by ASE National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Inc.
- Cosmetology graduates are eligible to take the Georgia State Board of Cosmetology Examination.
- Emergency Medical Technician graduates are eligible to sit for the National Registry Intermediate Exam, which will give them both state and national certification.
- The Medical Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
- Patient Care Assisting program graduates are eligible to become certified as CNA's and to be registered with the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry.
- Practical Nursing graduates are eligible to take the State Board Examination administered by the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses.
- The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology.
- The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
These are the current programs offered at MTC:
Personal service programs