Founded in 1966, Horry-Georgetown Technical College is a comprehensive two-year community college located in Conway, South Carolina and is part of the South Carolina Technical College System. The college offers more than 70 associate degrees, diploma and certificate programs of study for students who seek to make a quick entry into the workforce or desire to transfer to a four-year college to pursue a bachelor’s degree. This school also specializes in Continuing Education and professional training for employees and employers who seek short term programs to hone in on specific skills. The college has three locations in northeastern South Carolina, with campuses in Georgetown, Conway, and Myrtle Beach. It also caters to nontraditional students who need more flexibility, by providing more than 60 online classes and courses, as well as a Business Degree that can be completed entirely via the Internet. Some of the popular areas of study offered at Horry-Georgetown Technical College include the Arts & Sciences, Agriculture Technology, Business, Health Science, Engineering & Industrial Technology, Information/Computer Technology, and Public Service Technology. This college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to award associate’s degrees, diplomas and certificates. Some of its programs are also accredited by different reputable organizations.
The college also offers a number of academic options and resources to help its students succeed academically. Some examples include double majors, dual enrollment, exchange student programs, academic advising and tutoring services.