The three types of college credit programs available from Gwinnett Technical College are technical certificates of credit, diploma programs and associate degrees. The technical certificates of credit are highly job-oriented programs that usually take a year or less to complete. Diploma programs take about a year and a half.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits Gwinnett Technical College's associate degree program. Other specialized institutions provide further accreditation to specific programs offered at the school.
Students can obtain associate degrees or take other for-credit programs at the school in the fields of business, art and design, automotive and trade, and life science, among others. Each subcategory has different concentrations that correspond to different degree and certificate types. For example, within the subcategory of accounting, students can receive an associate degree in accounting technology, a diploma in accounting, and certificates in the areas of computerized accounting specialist, office accounting specialist, payroll accounting specialist and tax preparation specialist. The engineering subcategory found within the automotive and trade field offers a degree in engineering technology.
In addition to its for-credit programs, Gwinnett Technical College also has a number of continuing education and adult education courses in areas such as computer software, language, real estate, sales and business start-ups.