Vision, Mission, and Warranty Statements

Vision

Albany Technical College is the college of choice for workforce development, technical and adult education and a higher education pathway. ATC is widely recognized in southwest Georgia as achieving desired outcomes for students who ultimatley transform communities. Further, ATC prepares students for the evolving global economy. ATC also prides itself in being an exemplary employer.

Mission

Albany Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, located in southwest Georgia, prepares individuals to meet dynamic and evolving workforce needs, utilizing industry-driven teaching and learning approaches including traditional, online, and customized business solutions. The College awards Technical Certificates of Credit, Diplomas and Associate degrees to students who meet program completion criteria. Albany Technical College is a public two-year institution committed to providing higher education and life-long learning opportunities that promote self-sufficiency, economic development, and community growth and sustainability

Technical Education Guarantee (Warranty Statement)

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) has developed curricula standards with direct involvement of business and industry. These standards will serve as the industry-validated specifications for each occupational program. These standards allow Georgia's 25 technical colleges to offer their business partners this guarantee:

"If one of our graduates, who was educated under a standard program, and his or her employer agree that the employee is deficient in one or more competencies as defined in the standards, Albany Technical College will retrain that employee at no instructional cost to the employee or employer."

This guarantee applies to all graduates of ATC who are employed in the field of their training. It is in effect for a period of two years after graduation.