Tuition-free Programs

Hope Career Grant

有兴趣进入一个有大量工作机会的领域的学生可以选择参加一个十大网赌平台推荐 16 fields of study for which FREE TUITION is available.

The HOPE Career Grant can be the boost a student needs to get started on a rewarding career in a well-paying job, and without accumulating a lot of student debt. It also helps Georgia employers by creating a pipeline of skilled workers they can hire well into the future.

HOPE Career Grant Flyer (PDF)

Eligibility for the HOPE Grant

To be eligible for the HOPE Career Grant, students must first qualify for and be receiving the HOPE Grant. Please review eligibility requirements below. The two grants together will cover all tuition in these programs of study. Students will still be responsible for student fees and any equipment necessary, although in some cases, financial aid is available for those as well.

Basic Eligibility

All HOPE programs require students to meet basic requirements. An eligible student must:

  1. Meet HOPE's U.S. citizenship or eligible non-citizen requirements
  2. Be a legal resident of Georgia
  3. Meet enrollment requirements
  4. Be in compliance with Selective Service registration requirements
  5. Meet academic achievement standards
  6. Be in good standing on all student loans or other financial aid programs
  7. Be in compliance with the Georgia Drug-Free Postsecondary Education Act of 1990
  8. Not have exceeded the maximum award limits for any HOPE program
Program Eligibility

不需要全日制注册证书或文凭课程,学生也不需要以特定的GPA从高中毕业, however, they must have a postsecondary cumulative 2.0 GPA, at certain checkpoints, in order to maintain eligibility.

通过获得技术学院文凭或两个技术学院证书获得高中文凭(高中后毕业机会计划)的学生, in one career pathway identified by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), may be eligible for the HOPE Grant, up to 30 degree hours. 学生必须在TCSG机构注册副学士课程,才能获得HOPE奖学金. After payment for 30 semester hours, the student is no longer eligible for HOPE Grant while enrolled in a degree level program. The student must then meet the HOPE Scholarship eligibility requirements at the 30 semester hour checkpoint.


Automotive Technology

美国劳工统计局预计,从2014年到2024年,汽车行业的就业人数将增加5%. 十大网赌平台推荐汽车技术课程的毕业生学习技术和机械技能,以确保当今日益复杂的汽车安全行驶. 十大网赌平台推荐 offers training in Automotive Technology, ranging from maintenance techniques and electronic systems diagnostics, to performance technology. Learn skills that will give you a competitive edge from the assembly line to the racing pits.


Certified Engineering Assistant

注册工程助理的研究领域为学生提供必要的培训,成为一名工程制图技术员. Through a series of courses, students are provided with training in core engineering techniques, including drafting and design and complex mathematical calculations. 认证工程助理计划为学生在不断发展的工程领域的有益职业生涯做好准备.


Commercial Truck Driving

商用卡车驾驶证书课程提供商用卡车操作原理和技能的基本培训. 该计划是基于卡车司机的定义,即在所有类型的道路上操作各种尺寸和描述的商用机动车辆的人. The CTD program prepares students for the Georgia CDL Skills Exam.


Computer Programming

Computer programmers are among the most sought after workers in today’s information economy. More than 25 computer programming certificates and diplomas are available, some focused on specific in-demand programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, and Visual Basic. 学生还可以在广泛的IT环境中获得编程技能,包括网络和数据库管理, web design and development, game design and development, and cloud and mobile environments.


Computer Technology

计算机技术课程为学生提供了必要的知识,使他们能够在增长最快的领域之一——信息技术——开始职业生涯. Students have the opportunity to earn either a certificate or diploma with more than 16 fields to choose from. Students can pursue a myriad of majors from animation and game design, to networking and repairs. From learning basic computer fundamentals and hardware concepts, to learning more advanced design and business models, the Computer Technology program prepares students with the necessary skills for a career in computer technology.


Construction Technology

The Construction industry in Georgia has had year-over-year growth since the recession. 经过专业训练的十大网赌平台推荐建筑十大网赌平台推荐毕业生具备在私人建筑十大网赌平台推荐中有效工作的知识和技能, public and commercial construction projects. Majors include air conditioning technology, carpentry, construction management, electrical construction and maintenance, masonry and plumbing.


Diesel Equipment Technology

柴油设备技术课程是一系列课程,旨在为学生在柴油设备服务和维修专业的职业生涯做好准备. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of truck, heavy equipment, marine systems, 或应急发电机维修理论和实际应用需要成功的就业取决于学生选择完成的专业领域. 该计划的毕业生将获得证书,使他们有资格成为卡车商店的入门级柴油设备技术人员, ag equipment shops, and earthmoving equipment dealers.


Early Childhood Care and Education

幼儿保育和教育计划是一系列课程,旨在为学生在幼儿教育领域的各种职业做好准备. 该计划强调幼儿保育和教育理论与实际应用的结合,以及成功就业所需的有限的一般核心能力. 毕业生有资格在早期护理和教育机构工作,包括儿童保育中心和启智计划.


Electrical Lineman Technology

Electrical Line Workers install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics. Georgia is among the states with the highest published employment in this profession. 十大网赌平台推荐 trains students in the technical and mechanical skills necessary to be successful, preparing graduates for employment with utility companies. You will learn on equipment used in the field today, and will be prepared for problem-solving techniques, as well as the industry's safety requirements.


Health Science

健康科学课程为学生提供了通过医学护理应用科学和技术的课程进入医疗保健领域的机会. Students have the ability to earn either a certificate or diploma, depending on the designated program. With more than 35 specific fields to choose from, students can earn the knowledge to accelerate their careers in a number of health science programs. Particularly, 学生有能力攻读各种医学领域的证书,如药物援助或外科技术.


Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance is a perfect career for those interested in tinkering with and maintaining machinery, or producing and manufacturing with your hands. Georgia employment in this field, which is also called Industrial Systems Technology and includes Manufacturing Maintenance and Mechatronics, is expected to grow by 8 percent over the next 10 years. Students learn skills in several areas, including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, PLCs (program logic controllers), instrumentation, fluid power, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Virtually any manufacturing industry in Georgia, including automotive, carpet, flooring, beverage, pharmaceuticals, and heavy equipment, has a constant demand for this type of skilled technician. Or, 这些课程帮助那些决定继续学习并获得机械工程和电气工程四年制学位的学生.


Logistics and Transportation Technology

Home to the busiest airport in the world and the largest single-terminal container facility in North America, as well as an extensive network of highways and distribution centers, Georgia is a transportation super-hub of the Southeast. The state ranks 5th nationally in logistics employment, and graduates of 十大网赌平台推荐’s Logistics program are fully qualified to join this skilled workforce. Logistics and Transportation Technology programs offer courses in areas of inventory control, purchasing techniques, warehouse and distribution technologies, and much more.


Movie Production Set Design

电影技术课程将培养有能力的入门级电影/视频制作技术人员,他们可以成功地在电影/视频制作行业获得入门级工作,或者继续在其他电影制作课程领域的教育目标. Subject matter includes basic training in occupational areas of interest, such as Electrical & Lighting, Grip & Rigging, On-set Production Assistant, Hair & Makeup, Set Construction & Scenic, and many others, emphasizing competencies in production protocols, the pre-production / production / post-production process and crew responsibilities / hierarchy. Hands on labs provide students with real world Film and TV production simulations.


Practical Nursing

实用护理文凭课程的目的是准备学生写NCLEX-PN执照作为实用护士. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. 这是通过一些选定的学术和职业课程来实现的,这些课程提供了各种必要的技术和材料,以帮助学生获得所需的知识和技能,从而提供合格的护理. 在临床指导教师的指导下,规划多种临床经验,使理论与实践相结合. Program graduates receive a practical nursing diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level practical nurse. 学生通常必须提交令人满意的犯罪背景调查和药物筛选,才能进入临床医疗机构完成其教育培训的临床部分.


Precision Manufacturing

精密制造课程为学生在制造环境中的入门级就业或继续学习制造或工程课程做好准备. Students are introduced to fundamental manufacturing processes, including manufacturing design, machining, and assembly; mathematical operators and analytical problem solving; technical schematics and symbols; drafting tools and techniques; and engineering tools and concepts. All didactic and lab principles are applied as practiced in an industrial setting.


Welding and Joining Technology

The Welding and Joining Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology credential, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.