Global Logis­tics Tech­nol­ogy Education

GTCC

Founded as the Guil­ford Indus­trial Edu­ca­tion Cen­ter on 1958, the train­ing facil­ity was estab­lished to pre­pare work­ers for tech­ni­cal jobs cre­ated by the rapid man­u­fac­tur­ing growth in the county and opened with 50 stu­dents enrolled in two classes. The State Board of Com­mu­nity Col­leges approved GTI’s request to add a col­lege trans­fer pro­gram in 1983, and the insti­tu­tion became Guil­ford Tech­ni­cal Com­mu­nity Col­lege. GTCC’s mis­sion has basi­cally remained unchanged: the insti­tu­tion is charged to give the peo­ple of Guil­ford County the train­ing and edu­ca­tion they need to com­pete in the job market.

GTCC offers 93 degrees, 26 diplo­mas and 78 cer­tifi­cates, a total of 197 awards from 90 unique pro­grams. The col­lege also offers per­sonal enrich­ment courses, a vari­ety of adult lit­er­acy oppor­tu­ni­ties and train­ing for busi­ness and indus­try. GTCC oper­ates from three cam­puses; the main cam­pus in Jamestown, the High Point Cam­pus, the Greens­boro Cam­pus, and two cen­ters; the T. H. Davis Avi­a­tion Cen­ter, Pied­mont Triad Inter­na­tional Air­port and the Small Busi­ness Cen­ter, Greensboro.

Guil­ford Tech­ni­cal Com­mu­nity Col­lege is accred­ited by the Com­mis­sion on Col­leges of the South­ern Asso­ci­a­tion of Col­leges and Schools to award asso­ciate degrees, diplo­mas and certificates.

Academic Programs

Under­grad­u­ate Programs

  • AAS in Global Logis­tics Tech­nol­ogy: The Global Logis­tics Tech­nol­ogy cur­ricu­lum pre­pares indi­vid­u­als for a mul­ti­tude of career oppor­tu­ni­ties in dis­tri­b­u­tion, trans­porta­tion, and man­u­fac­tur­ing orga­ni­za­tions. Class­room instruc­tion, field of study expe­ri­ences, and prac­ti­cal lab­o­ra­tory appli­ca­tions of logis­tics man­age­ment and global tech­nol­ogy capa­bil­i­ties are included in the pro­gram of study. Course work includes com­puter appli­ca­tions, account­ing, busi­ness law, eco­nom­ics, man­age­ment, indus­trial sci­ences, and inter­na­tional stud­ies. Stu­dents will solve dif­fer­ent lev­els of logistics-​related prob­lems through case study eval­u­a­tions and sup­ply chain projects uti­liz­ing logis­ti­cal hard­ware and intel­li­gent soft­ware tools.
  • Grad­u­ates should qual­ify for posi­tions in a wide range of gov­ern­ment agen­cies, man­u­fac­tur­ing, and ser­vice orga­ni­za­tions. Employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties include entry-​level pur­chas­ing, mate­r­ial man­age­ment, ware­hous­ing, inven­tory, trans­porta­tion coor­di­na­tors, and logis­tics ana­lysts. Upon com­ple­tion, grad­u­ates may be eli­gi­ble for cer­ti­fi­ca­tion cre­den­tials through APICS and AST&L.

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