Founded in the early 1960s, Greenville Technical College (GTC) operates four campuses in South Carolina, offering more than 130 programs in a wide variety of areas, as well as university transfer programs and a wide range of non-credit corporate and career development options. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Specific programs are also accredited by organizations, such as the American Culinary Federation, the American Bar Association, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, and many others. The school is composed of four divisions: the Arts and Sciences Division; the Business/ Public Service Division; the Health Sciences & Nursing Division; and the Technology Division. Some of the popular areas of study offered for undergraduates at Greenville Technical College include biotechnology, developmental studies, computer programming, culinary arts, accounting, criminal justice, nursing, pharmacy technician, surgical technology, architectural engineering technology, aircraft maintenance technology, and automotive technology.
The Corporate and Career Development Division at Greenville offers flexible class schedules that have been designed to help students increase professional competence or prepare for new jobs or careers. The college also provides students with assistance and training so that they can develop and improve their academic and study skills. Academic advising is readily available to help students develop their educational plans. The college also has a special honors program for exceptional students. Class sizes at Greenville are small. Online learning options are available.