Appalachian Technical College was founded in 1985 to provide accessible, quality associate degree, diploma and certificate technical programs, non-credit courses, customized training and adult education.
The College offers credit programs like Associate Degrees, Diplomas and Technical Certificates of Credit.
Study programs include Automotive Technologies, Business and Management, Computer Information System, Health Occupations, Personal Service Technologies, Public Service Technologies and Technical Studies.
Into Health Occupations are careers in Practical Nursing (Diploma), Paramedic Technology (Diploma), Emergency Medical Technician (TTC), Medical Assisting (Diploma), Medical Office Specialist (TTC), Phlebotomy Technician (TTC), Medical Coding (TTC) and Medical Transcription (TTC).
Practical Nursing Diploma graduates has the possibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination to become a Licensed Practical Nurse and work in hospitals, nursing homes, hospice, industry, home health and military service.
The Paramedic Technology students are prepare to work in paramedic positions, the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-I) receives training and knowledge in life support, shock, trauma, medical emergencies, patient handling, medical terminology, body system and medical legal communications.
In the same field, Medical Assistants graduates are able to work in health departments, home health care agencies, medical firms and hospitals thanks to academic foundations in communications, mathematics, human relations, anatomy and physiology.
To apply to some of the careers at Appalachian Technical College students must be at least 16 years or older, submit an application for admission, an official copy of high school transcript, GED or scores and attend orientation and registration.
Appalachian Technical College has campuses in Epworth, Jasper and Woodstock.