Solve Challenging Problems

Technology is everywhere, creating opportunities in almost every field – from business to healthcare, arts and entertainment, education, government, forensics and national security.

ITEC professionals accomplish a range of tasks, from developing and installing applications to designing complex computer networks and information databases.

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Access to bachelor's degrees for more people, where potential trumps privilege, and tenacity and commitment matter more than one’s academic past. Honors Program? We’ve got you covered there, too.

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Attentive education that focuses on your success with faculty mentorships that linger after graduation. Standards are high, but you’ve got this with access to tutoring and professors who are engaged in your success.

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GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture and affordable tuition educate today's careers, and change the future for students at all levels, of all ages, from all walks of life.

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Information Technology Concentrations

Information technology (ITEC) is the multidisciplinary study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and system networks.

    Data science and analytics

    Data science and analytics (DSA) is a data-driven program applying different fields, including mathematics, computing and domain knowledge. Graduates of the DSA concentration satisfy the growing need for jobs requiring skills in effective analysis of data-intensive problems, meaningful communications with technical and non-technical audiences through data visualization, implementing solutions using standard data analytics processes, and recommending data governance solutions that are secure, ethical and minimize risk.

    Digital media

    This concentration is for students interested in the full range information technology professions and is ideally suited for jobs involving digital media.

    Enterprise systems

    This concentration is for students interested in information technology positions in business and prepares students with a core of ITEC topics as well as courses in business, management and marketing.

    Software development

    This concentration is for students interested in the full range information technology professions and is ideally suited for jobs in software development. Fully online option available on GGC.edu/online.

    Systems and cybersecurity

    This concentration is for students interested in the full range information technology professions and is ideally suited for jobs involving system networks and security of those systems.

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    Student developing 3D imaging in computer lab

    Engaged Learning

    GGC fosters partnerships with local community organizations to provide tangible experiences that move portfolios to the top of the employment pile.

    • Student/faculty research collaborations
    • Technology Ambassadors Program (TAP)
    • Academic conference presentations
    • Internships
    • Service learning

    GGC also creates global engagement through internationalized i‑courses and study abroad opportunities.

    Minors, Certificates, Certifications

    Minors, certificates and certifications add value and enhance degrees for enrolled degree-seeking students. Learn more about available professional certificate programs for non-degree seeking students.

      African American studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an African American studies minor.

      Anthropology minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an anthropology minor.

      Biology minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biology minor.

      Biomedical sciences certificate for academic enhancers

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences certificate for academic enhancers. Email @email with questions.

      Biomedical sciences certificate for career changers

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences certificate for career changers. Email @email with questions.

      Business administration minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business administration minor (non-business majors).

      Business intelligence certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business intelligence certificate.

      Chemistry minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a chemistry minor.

      Chemistry of fermentation science, certificate in the

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a certificate in the chemistry of fermentation science.

      Creative writing minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a creative writing minor.

      Criminal justice / criminology minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a criminal justice / criminology minor.

      Cybersecurity certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a cybersecurity certificate.

      English minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an English minor.

      Film minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a film minor.

      Gender studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gender studies minor.

      Geography minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a geography minor.

      Gerontology certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gerontology certificate.

      Global studies certification

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a global studies certification.

      History minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a history minor.

      Information technology minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an information technology minor.

      Integrative arts minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a integrative arts minor.

      International diplomacy and conflict resolution, certificate in

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a certificate in international diplomacy and conflict resolution.

      Latin American studies certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Latin American studies certificate.

      Legal studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a legal studies minor.

      Mathematics minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a mathematics minor.

      Musical studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a musical studies minor.

      Non-profit advocacy, certificate in

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a certificate in non-profit advocacy.

      Paralegal certification

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a paralegal certification.

      Physics minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a physics minor.

      Political economy, certificate in

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a certificate in political economy.

      Political science minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a political science minor.

      Professional legal administrator certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a professional legal administrator certificate.

      Professional studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a professional studies minor.

      Religious studies minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a religious studies minor.

      Sociology minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a sociology minor.

      Spanish for professionals certificate

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish for professionals certificate.

      Spanish minor

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish minor.

      TESOL certification

      Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a TESOL certification.

      Alumni Voices

      GGC Alumni: Asad Khan

      Asad Khan, ‘17
      Bachelor of Information Technology, systems and security concentration

      “GGC has provided me the foundation I needed to leave and launch a career in higher education and information technology, while remaining home and being able to give back through the Alumni Association Board and teaching in the classrooms I once had the joy to be a student in!”

      Transforming Lives

      • Program director of networking and AWS coordinator, Gwinnett Technical College
      • Part-time faculty, information technology, Georgia Gwinnett College
      • Committee on members chair, Georgia Gwinnett College Alumni Association
      • Finalist for Gwinnett Young Professionals 35 under 35, 2023

      Education

      • Master of Science in Information Technology, cyber security and forensics, Middle Georgia State University, 2021
      • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, systems and security, Georgia Gwinnett College, 2017
      • Information technology certifications: Microsoft, AWS, CompTIA, TestOut, Oracle, Google Cloud, Certiport
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      Unique to GGC’s focus on student engagement, faculty invite students at all levels – including freshmen – to collaborate on research projects, conference presentations, even co-authoring articles published in academic journals.

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