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Business programs at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College offer several categories of educational opportunities to help you get started in a new career.
The accounting program at WGTC is a three to four semester program that focuses on the skills necessary for a career in accounting. These skills specifically focus on preparation of financial statements, recording business transactions, calculating adjustments, learning how to prepare payroll tax returns, basic income tax returns and computerized accounting. The full program is offered on the Valdosta and Coffee campuses. Many courses are also offered online.
This three to four semester degree and diploma program is offered on both the Coffee and Valdosta campuses. Students are empowered with the skills necessary to enter the workforce in a management or supervisory position in a broad variety of businesses and industries, both public and private. Several specializations exist within the program including Human Resources Management, Small Business Management and Service Sector Management.
This three-four semester program focuses on information technology applications and the latest in high-tech office administration. In addition to word processing, database, spreadsheets, presentations, and desktop publishing courses, students have the option of enrolling in courses that prepare them to work in, and manage, a medical office. Opportunities to attain national industry certification are provided within the program. The Business Technology degree program is offered on the Ben Hill-Irwin, Coffee, and Valdosta campuses. The Business Technology diploma program is offered on all four campuses. Most classes are available online as well.
Health Information Technology
The Health Information Technology program is offered in a face-to-face format with a majority of classes being offered in an online format. The program focuses on providing students with hands-on experience in medical coding using the latest in ICD codes and classifications. The program is accredited by CAHIIM and prepares students to sit for a national industry certification exam in HIT.
The Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today's Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism management fields. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism management. Graduates of the program receive a Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management Associate of Applied Science Degree, a diploma, or technical certificate of credit.
The marketing program teaches students how marketing influences parts of an organization. A major emphasis is placed on the study of the best practices in helping businesses connect with consumers. This program is offered as both a degree and diploma program and is approximately four to five semesters in length. Marketing Management is offered on the Valdosta campus with several courses available online.
*For all programs, program length assumes full-time student status, as well as course availability.