West Georgia Technical College is a division of the Technical College System of Georgia, and provides education to a seven-county service area that includes the counties of Carrol, Douglas, Coweta, Haralson, Heard, Meriwether, and Troup. WGTC has campus locations in Carrolton, Newman, Douglasville and Waco, Georgia. All of the campuses were originally a part of the West Central Technical College, which is based in Waco. West Georgia Technical College is the second largest technical college in Georgia. WGTC’s mission is "to lead economic and workforce development by offering learning opportunities using traditional and distance learning delivery methods."
WGTC awards technical certificates of credit, diplomas, and associate degrees through the following schools:
- School of Arts and Sciences
- School of Business and Public Services
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Trade and Technology
- School of Distance Learning
WGTC’s distance learning program offers completely online programs in the areas of accounting, business, fire science, management, marketing, and medical office specializations. Students are able to enroll in completely online programs which lead to technical certificates, technical diplomas or associate's degrees.