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Horry-Georgetown Technical College

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.


Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies

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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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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Business Administration

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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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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Distance 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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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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Engineering Technology

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

The General Technology department offers two distinct options for students. The General Technology program allows students to tailor their own individual programs of study to meet specific career goals and employment objectives.

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Health Science Technology

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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Information Technology and Digital Arts

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

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Natural Resources Technology

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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Personal Care

Personal Care offers a number of programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of our community. 

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Public Service Technology and Legal Studies

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

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