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Academic Departments

Horry-Georgetown Technical College offers educational programs for nearly every career interest, from Business and Health Science to Natural Resources and Information Technology.  Our outstanding faculty has designed these comprehensive programs in partnership with area businesses and employers, so graduates can be confident that there are career opportunities in their chosen field. 

Whether you know exactly where you're headed in life or you're still searching for the right career path, Horry-Georgetown Technical College has more than 70 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to help you succeed.

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Advanced Manufacturing Technology

The Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies department offers a variety of programs that prepare graduates for excellent careers in the growing field of manufacturing technology.

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Allied Health Sciences

Although doctors and nurses are often the most visible members of a healthcare team, many other highly qualified professionals are working in today's complex healthcare industry.

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Arts, Sciences and University Transfer

The Arts, Sciences, and University Transfer Department is designed for students planning to transfer to bachelor's degree programs and for those who wish to broaden their general knowledge.

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The Business Administration department offers a variety of programs that will prepare you for a career in the exciting and challenging world of business.

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Computer Technology, Digital Arts & Cybersecurity

The Computer Technology, Digital Arts & Cybersecurity department offers outstanding programs designed to equip graduates for exciting careers in this digital realm that blends science and art.

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Criminal Justice, Paralegal & Human Services

From Criminal Justice to Paralegal to Human Services, these programs benefit both graduates and society.

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Dental Sciences

The Dental Science programs are offered on the Grand Strand campus in a state-of-the-art facility, where classroom instruction is combined with clinical activities to prepare graduates for employment.

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Emergency Medical Technology & Associated Health Sciences

The Emergency Medical Technology & Associated Health Sciences department prepares students for employment as an EMT, Respiratory Care technician, and the business and technology fields within healthcare.

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Engineering Technologies & Golf and Sports Turf Management

The Engineering Technology department prepares graduates whose skills and abilities enable them to obtain excellent jobs and pursue advanced degrees.

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General Technology

A General Technology career pathways is intended to be an opportunity for students to earn a degree in a discipline/field of study in which the College may not offer a traditional degree path.

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Forestry & Wildlife

From Forestry and Wildlife to Golf Course and Sports Turf, the Natural Resources Technology department offers an impressive list of programs for students who enjoy being outside. 

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Imaging Sciences

Medical Imaging Technology includes a variety of methods for performing examinations of the body, for purposes such as ruling out or confirming and identifying fractures or disease.

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Nursing and Associated Health Sciences

The Health Science Technology department offers an outstanding variety of programs designed to graduate healthcare professionals in fields ranging from Nursing and EMT to Dental Science and Medical Imaging.

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Personal Services

Personal Services offers a number of programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of our community in the fields of Cosmetology, Esthetics, Massage Therapy and more! 

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Physical Therapist Assistant & Occupational Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants are skilled health-care workers who carry out patient treatment programs to relieve pain and/or increase function in patients through a variety of therapeutic applications and functional activity.

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Teacher Education

Teachers are in high demand in South Carolina! The Education department at HGTC offers a quality education in several key fields relating to early childhood development and teacher education.

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The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach

The Culinary Arts department prepares students for positions as professionals in food-service operations such as hotels, resort restaurants, healthcare facilities, and catering operations. 

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Online Learning

HGTC gives you the flexibility to fit education into your lifestyle through online and hybrid course options! The structure of distance learning courses is similar to traditional classes, yet offers the convenience needed for your schedule.

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