Academic success is at the core of everything we do at GGC.

GGC students benefit from technology in every classroom, free tutoring to gain an academic boost, an Honors Program that elevates academic rigor, multiple certifications and certificate options to enhance your degree, and faculty-mentored research, academic internships and student organizations that apply theory to real-world practice. It’s all here at GGC.

21 programs of study.

60 plus concentrations of study

Tutoring services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Average class size

 

Academic Schools

School of Business

The School of Business (SBA) encourages its students to succeed by combining rigorous academics with real-world experiences: internships, study-abroad programs and service learning projects.

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School of Education

In partnership with Gwinnett County Public Schools, the School of Education prepares GGC students to become certified teachers using progressive integrated instruction in real-world classrooms. Graduates of GGC programs enter the workforce ready to teach from day one.

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School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences equips GGC students with vital competencies necessary to provide evidence-based care and to serve as leaders in a dynamic and complex health care system. Graduates of GGC programs are in high demand, and answer a critical local and national need.

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School of Liberal Arts

The School of Liberal Arts provides students with innovative, multidisciplinary curriculum that spans a multitude of interests to explore. GGC graduates complete capstone experiences – real-world internships and service projects that put academic theories to practice. Translation? GGC graduates are prepared for career success.

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School of Science and Technology

The School of Science and Technology offers cutting-edge courses that take GGC students to the next step in their academic and professional careers. Internships, faculty-mentored projects, course-embedded research and technology-enhanced learning opportunities – starting freshman year – provide GGC graduates with a competitive edge.

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Additional Academic Offerings

 

Army ROTC

Want to serve your country Army ROTC provides students from all academic majors a unique pathway into a post-graduate career as a military officer.

Georgia Film Academy

GGC cinema and media arts production majors benefit from professional training, internships, apprenticeships and job placement opportunities from the Georgia Film Academy.

Articulation Agreements and Health Care, Engineering Pre-advising

Interested in pursuing a graduate program or career in health care or engineering? Gain a competitive advantage with course choices, mentoring and research opportunities that start during your GGC freshman year.

Advising, advising checklists and articulation agreements extend to opportunities to earn associates, master’s and doctorate degrees from other institutions.

School of Business

Business Administration: 2+2 Agreement with Gwinnett Technical College

Any students who successfully complete all requirements for the Associate of Science (AS) in General Business degree program at Gwinnett Technical College (GTC), and who is otherwise eligible for admission will, upon application, be accepted at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) and may transfer the credits from the AS in General Business to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program at GGC’s School of Business. Note: only the AS in General Business degree program at GTC is acceptable for this articulation program. No other degree program, diploma or certificate from GTC, be it business or another discipline, is covered.

GGC School of Business contact: SBAAdvising@ggc.edu

Information Technology: 4+1 Agreement with Kennesaw State University

Students graduating with a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will be automatically admitted to the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) if they meet the following criteria:

Satisfies KSU Graduate College Admission Requirements

  • Provides resume / vita
  • Provides statement of purpose
  • Provides two letters of recommendation
  • Has overall GPA of 2.75 or higher from GGC

GGC School of Business contact: Dr. Melinda Cline, professor of management information systems, mcline@ggc.edu

KSU Contact: Dr. Lei Li, MSIT coordinator and professor of information technology, lli13@kennesaw.edu

Supply Chain: 4+1 Agreement with Clayton State University

Students graduating with a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will be automatically admitted to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Analytics program at Clayton State University (CSU) if they meet the following criteria:

Satisfies CSU Graduate College Admission Requirements

  • Provides resume / vita 
  • Provides statement of purpose
  • Provides two letters of recommendation
  • Has an overall GGC GPA of 2.75 or higher

GGC School of Business contact: Dr. Sanjaya Mayadunne, associate professor of decision sciences and management information systems, smaydunne@ggc.edu

CSU Contact: Dr. Kimberly Johnson, associate professor of management, kimberlyjohnson@clayton.edu

School of Science and Technology

Anesthesiologist assistant: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-anesthesiologist assistant (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Clinical laboratory science or medical technology: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-clinical laboratory science or pre-medical technology (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Dental hygiene: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-dental hygiene (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Dentistry: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-dentistry (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Engineering: USG Regents' Engineering Pathway

GGC participates in the Regents' Engineering Pathway (REP), which makes engineering programs more accessible to students throughout Georgia.

Participation in REP saves students money in tuition, fees, housing and meals, while attending college closer to home for the first two years of study. GGC professors also work closely with program coordinators from participating institutions to align program curriculum needs. This coordination assures a seamless transfer to the engineering school of choice to complete your bachelor's degree.

REP Transfer Options

REP Requirements

  • Satisfy all courses required for admission of regular transfer students to any of the participating institutions.
  • Complete all required math and science, as well as some engineering courses, at GGC (Listed in Appendix A of the REP Agreement (PDF) on the USG website).
  • Review REP information and the REP Agreement (PDF) on the USG website for more information.

Admission requirements, including GPA, vary at the partner institutions. Visit the institution's website to review requirements.

Medicine: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-medicine (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Medicine: doctor of osteopathic medicine NYITCOM articulation agreement

GGC has developed an agreement with the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) to offer eligible students early interview and admissions consideration. Program applicants must have completed their first two years of undergraduate education at GGC and meet and maintain the following criteria:

  • Enter the program at the end of their second undergraduate year and apply at the end of their third year.
  • Maintain the overall grade point average of 3.5
  • Earn an MCAT score (on the MCAT taken no later than June 30 of the third academic year) at least equal to the mean MCAT score of the NYITCOM first-year class at the applicable NYITCOM campus for the year the student began the undergraduate study.
  • Complete a minimum of 8 hours of biology (course/lab), 8 hours each of general chemistry and organic chemistry (course/lab), 8 hours of physics (course/lab), and 6 hours of English, with no grade below C in any of these courses or labs.

Note: Candidates will be held to the same rigorous admissions standards as other applicants, and final decisions will be solely at the discretion of NYITCOM.

Contact your faculty mentor or GGC’s School of Science and Technology (SSTadvising@ggc.edu) to learn more about this agreement or your intent to apply.

Learn more about the degree and admission requirements for the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Medicine: doctor of osteopathic medicine PCOM articulation agreement

GGC has developed an agreement with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) to offer eligible students consideration from the faculty committee on admissions at PCOM provided students meet defined criteria including but not limited to the following:

  • Declare their intent to apply for enrollment in the program during their sophomore year at GGC.
  • Complete the undergraduate course requirements as listed in PCOM's catalog.
  • Earn (on the 4.0 grading system) a grade point average of at least 3.25 through the end of junior year.
  • Take the Medical College Admissions Test as early as possible but no later than the Fall of the senior year.
  • Earn a minimum score of the fiftieth percentile (50%) in each section of the MCAT.
  • Apply to PCOM through AACOMAS no later than Oct. 31 of the senior year and submit the PCOM supplemental application (with application fee) no later than Nov. 30 of the senior year.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from an osteopathic physician (DO).

Note: The final decision on admission to the DO program will be made by PCOM's faculty committee on admissions after the candidate has had a formal PCOM interview.

Contact your faculty mentor or GGC’s School of Science and Technology (SSTadvising@ggc.edu) to learn more about this agreement or your intent to apply.

Learn more about the degree and admission requirements of the doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Occupational therapy: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-occupational therapy (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Optometry: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-optometry (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Pharmacy: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-pharmacy (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Pharmacy: PharmD early assurance program

GGC partners with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) to offer eligible students majoring in biology and chemistry an opportunity to enter pharmacy school after completing their junior year at GGC. Following their second year of pharmacy school, eligible students receive their bachelor’s degree from GGC, then continue in the program to earn a doctorate from PCOM.

This agreement allows students to begin their careers early while saving tuition dollars.

Contact your faculty mentor or GGC’s School of Science and Technology (SSTadvising@ggc.edu) to determine if PharmD Early Assurance Program is right for you.

Learn more about degree and admission requirements for a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Physical therapy: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-physical therapy (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Physician assistant: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-physician assistant (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Radiologic science: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-radiologic science (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Respiratory therapy: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-respiratory therapy (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.

Veterinary medicine: pre-advising

Learn more about pre-veterinary medicine (PDF) and the classes generally needed prior to applying to programs at other institutions. Students are strongly advised to check with the program they plan to apply to for specific prerequisites.

Email prehealth@ggc.edu for more information about pre-health careers.