Chattahoochee Technical College

Marietta, GA

Brief Description

Eight unique campuses are included within Chattahoochee Technical College. The college is located in north Georgia, northwest of Atlanta. All college campuses are in suburban settings. They are close to all the energy, action and excitement of the neighboring and cosmopolitan city of Atlanta.

Chattahoochee Technical College was founded in 1963 and is named for the nearby Chattahoochee River. It is a two-year state college. The most prominent academic emphasis is on health care, technology programs and television production education.

Degrees Offered And Accreditation

A variety of diplomas, associate degrees, non-credit courses and certificate programs are offered by Chattahoochee Technical College. Classes are delivered in a traditional on-campus setting or through online distance learning programs that were created to be convenient for working adult learners. Chattahoochee Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools, (SACS).

Academic Offerings Of Chattahoochee Technical College

Many of the programs available through Chattahoochee Technical College lead to degrees and certificates in technology based fields of study, Health Sciences and in Arts and Sciences. A few of the technology based offerings include:

- Automotive collision repair and technology

- Motorcycle service

- Culinary arts

- Cosmetology

- Early childhood education and care

- Fire Science

- Commercial truck driving

- Television production technician

- Welding

Programs offered in the Health Sciences fields of study include:

- Medical assisting

- Radiography

- Associate of Science in Nursing

- Occupational Therapy Assisting

- Physical Therapy assistant

- Central sterile processing technician training

Students graduate from Chattahoochee Technical College with a good educational foundation and with a background of knowledge in their chosen technical field. They graduate ready for employment in many important technical areas. Graduates find employment with companies locally and nationally.

Extracurricular Interests Are Encouraged

Students enrolled in the school's television video production program produce some television programs aired on Cobb edTV station, which is the local educational access channel. Many Chattahoochee Technical College students are also active in Atlanta area community outreach programs, volunteer programs and clubs with focuses on specific career interests.

Students are encouraged to take part in extracurricular activities both on and off campus. The school philosophy is that community participation helps students to become better leaders, develop friendships and to become engaged participants and good citizens in Atlanta and in the surrounding communities.

Chattahoochee Community College Received Support From Prominent Atlanta Citizen

The family of the late Frank Gordy, former owner of one of Atlanta's landmark restaurants called The Varsity, donated the land where Mountain View campus of Chattahoochee Technical College now sits. The land was donated to Cobb County, Georgia, for the purpose of housing this extension of the college.

Whether students choose to pursue technical careers, health science careers or business careers, Chattahoochee Technical College offers many interesting options. Lessons learned at the college prepare students for a bright, promising future.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 3287

Total institution enrollment: 3287

School type: 2-year public

School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.

Campus Location

Main Address

Chattahoochee Technical College
980 S Cobb Dr
Marietta, GA 30060


(770) 528-4545


Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 41%

Female undergraduate population: 59%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's, Two but less than 4 years

Accounting Technician
Automotive Mechanic / Technician
Biomedical Engineering Related Technology
Business Information And Data Processing
Business Management And Administrative
Child Care And Guidance Workers And Management
Criminal Justice General
Drafting General
Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technology
Electrical / Electronics Equipment Installer
Emergency Medical Technology / Technician
Executive Assistant / Secretary
Financial Services Marketing Operations
General Marketing Operations
General Office / Clerical And Typing Services
General Retailing / Wholesaling Operations
Graphic And Printing Equipment Operator
Health Professions And Related Sciences
Heating And Refrigeration
Human Resources Management
Industrial Machinery Maintenance And Repair
Information Processing / Data Entry Technician
Mechanics And Repairers Other
Medical Assistant
Medical Transcription
Nurse Assistant / Aide
Practical Nurse L P N Training
Respiratory Therapy Technician
Surgical / Operating Room Technician