Presidents Message

A Message from the President, Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore

Dr. Marilyn Murphy ForeNow is the time to create your future, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College is here to help you pursue and realize endless career opportunities. A leading technical college in South Carolina, HGTC’s quality, affordability and flexibility make college possible for all walks of life. Whether you just graduated from high school or are looking for a mid-life promotion or career change, HGTC has the resources, staff and faculty in place to help you succeed.

Our College has more than 80 associate, diploma and certificate degree programs and continuing education opportunities to jump start your career or transfer to a university. For those who need more flexibility, the Distance Learning Institute at HGTC offers programs that can be completed online from start to finish.

Our Student Affairs team is here to help you every step of the way with admissions, advising, financial aid, support services and career counseling. The outstanding faculty and staff at HGTC are credentialed in their field of expertise.

Ninety percent (90%) of our graduates are gainfully employed in their field of study or transfer to colleges and universities. Faculty and staff create job opportunities for our graduates through hands-on applications in the classroom and coordinate internships and apprenticeships.

HGTC is a true community college, with more than 90% of our students living, working and remaining in South Carolina. In fact, four out of every five students at HGTC are residents of Horry or Georgetown County. With three campuses in Georgetown, Myrtle Beach and Conway, learning at HGTC is extremely convenient.

Tuition is among the most affordable in the State, and financial aid resources make graduating debt-free a reality! Come celebrate your future at HGTC. See for yourself why Great Careers Start Here.

With HGTC pride,

Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore

Horry-Georgetown Technical College