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Education Shines in Macon

Here in Macon, we are a proud home to many prestigious public, private, and technical higher education institutions. Through specialized degree programs, internships, apprenticeships and even continuing education initiatives, notable institutions like Wesleyan College, Middle Georgia State University, and Mercer University give students from all walks of life extensive opportunities.

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Fast Facts

Macon By The Numbers
Growth in jobs served by Middle Georgia State University School of Aviation by 2029
Best Community College in Georgia
College in the world chartered to grant degrees to women
Degree, diploma, and certificate programs at Central Georgia Technical College

Major Employers

  • Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)
  • Continuing Education
  • Education Resource Centers

Let’s Get Technical

CGTC: Plugging into your future

Aerospace, Computer Technology and Health Sciences just scratch the surface of what you can do at Central Georgia Technical College. With accelerated and highly-specific courses, a degree from CGTC provides hands-on, work-based learning on industry-standard equipment and technology that will prepare you for the career of your choice. With experienced professors and new innovations daily, this institution has a strong dedication to the mission and values they set: impeccable integrity, rigorous training opportunities, and customized industry instruction.

Teaching Macon New Tricks

Continuing education opportunities for all

Macon educational institutions recognize the courage it takes to go back to school after already being in the workforce for a number of years, and work to make the process as seamless as possible. With countless continuing education courses from well-known schools like Central Georgia Technical College and Mercer University, you are never alone in your desire for a change. Mercer University has specific programs for individuals looking to earn a bachelor’s degree while also working full-time. These courses include program flexibility, career support, and credit transferring to keep life interruptions to a minimum. If you’re looking to jumpstart a new career path or stay up-to-date on industry trends, Wesleyan College offers various professional certificates to help set you apart from other professionals in your field. 

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Launch Your Education to New Heights

Get all the resources needed to further your knowledge

Sometimes all it takes to make a change is knowing where to start. The Academic Success Center at Central Georgia Technical College offers free tutoring and skill workshops for CGTC students, as well as writing workshops and computer assistance. More specialized centers like the Mathematics Academic Resource Center (MARC) at Middle Georgia State University specifically focus on math-based tutoring and support. With face-to-face as well as online peer tutoring, MARC accommodates students needing an extra hand with math.

See the Academic Success Center workshop schedule here.