Greenville Technical College
Situated in Greenville, South Carolina, Greenville Technical College is a public two-year technical college established in 1962. The institution has six different locations across Greenville County, particularly the main Barton Campus, Brashier Campus (Simpsonville), Donaldson Industrial Air Park, Greer Campus, McKinney Auto Center, and the Northwest Campus (Berea). Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
In addition to the institutional accreditation, several accrediting agencies have also recognized and accredited Greenville Technical College. Accrediting agencies include the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, Technology Acreditation Commission of ABET, American Society of Health System Pharmacists Accreditation Services Division, Commission on Dental Accreditation American Dental Association, Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, and others.
A wide selection of programs and courses are offered at Greenville Technical College. Academic areas of study include Accounting, Computer Skills and Applications, Culinary Arts, Management, Marketing, Cosmetology, Criminal Justics, Human Services, Animal Studies, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Emergency Medical Technology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Patient Care Technician, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Surgical Technology, Building Construction Technology, Truck Driver Training, Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Geomatics Technology, Engineering Graphics Technology, and many more.
Academic advisors are available to provide various forms of assistance and guidance to students of Greenville Technical College. Prior to registration, students are encouraged to confer with their advisor and make sure that they are meeting their degree plan. Students are assigned to advisors or faculty members who know the various requirements and policies specific to their program of study.
About forty percent of students at Greenville Technical College go on to transfer their credits to other four-year colleges or universities. The Transfer Center at Greenville Technical College provides various assistance and resources to make sure students are able to transfer and continue their educational goals in other institutions. Several options for guaranteed admissions, guaranteed credits, and transfer track are offered.
Students who need additional assistance with assignments or classes can sign up for tutoring services provided by Greenville Technical College. Tutoring Central offers help to enrolled students in areas such as Math, Writing, developmental courses, and most any other courses and subjects. Online tutoring is also offered to students through the Brainfuse online tutoring service. eTutors are available in subjects such as Business, Math, English, Science, and Computer/Technology.
Greenville Technical College offers modern student housing facilities. Students who live on campus stay in apartment-style living-learning communities with private bedroom, living area, kitchen, laundry facilities, game room, study rooms, and other amenities.
Different student clubs and organizations operate on campus to provide social, leadership, and personal development opportunities to students. Clubs and organizations include the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, African American Male Leadership Institute, Free Thought Organization, Greenville Tech LAMBDA Gay-Straight Alliance, GTC Outsiders, International Association of Administrative Professionals, International Student Organization, Latin Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa, The Poetry Club, The Student Art Club, Recycling Coalition, and many other groups and interest organizations.