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College Profile: Gwinnett College-Lilburn

 
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Gwinnett College was founded in July, 1976, by its past president Ruby B. Jackson, as an answer to the tremendous growth being experienced in the North Atlanta, Georgia area and by Gwinnett County in particular.

Today, we continue to focus on a superior education for our students. Our goals are simple. We want students who start school to finish. We want students who finish school to go to work. We want students who go to work to advance in life as well as in their jobs. Our recent expansions are helping us realize our goals for even more students.

The mission of Gwinnett College is to provide diploma and associate degree higher education programs. These programs of high quality are designed to prepare a diverse student population to meet the needs of employees in the legal, medical, and business fields. The career-oriented degree programs contain up-to-date and integrated general education curriculum to provide for a well-rounded academic experience. GC has its goal of preparing students academically, intellectually, personally, and professionally for successful careers and advancement.

With 11 different academic and technical programs to choose from, it's easy to find a program that is right for you. All of our programs are offered in the day and in the evening making it easy to fit into your schedule. The programs also give you an opportunity to gain certification. After graduating from the Medical Assisting Program, you will be eligible to take the National Certified Medical Assistant examination on campus as well as the Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Certified EKG Technician exams. If you'd rather go into Medical Office Administration, you can sit for the Certified Medical Office Administration exam or the Certified Billing and Coding exam. Once you've completed our Paralegal Program, you can sit for the Certified Legal Assistant exam given through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

Whatever job field you're looking to enter, be sure to call Gwinnett College. Whether it's a paralegal school, a medical assisting school, or a business school, let us help you get your Associate Degree or Diploma.
 
4230 Hwy 29 Ste 11
Lilburn, GA
30047-3447
770-381-7200 (general)
770-381-7200 (financial aid)
700-381-7200 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names Gwinnett College of Business
Type Private for-profit, 2-year
Control Private for-profit
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Quarter
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Gwinnett College-Lilburn Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
482 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Accounting (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to train the graduate for an entry-level career in the bookkeeping field. The graduate may work as an Accounts Receivables/Accounts Payables Clerk, Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk, Accountant's Assistant, or Inventory Control clerk. The graduate of this program should possess advanced bookkeeping skills, familiarity with computerized bookkeeping systems, basic office skills, many end-user computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). They will also have a solid foundation in business math and English as well as intermediate typing skills (approximately 30 words per minute). The graduate will also be well prepared for the job search and will qualify to sit for National Certification as a Registered Bookkeeper.
Administrative Assisting (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to train the graduate for an entry-level career in the Administrative Assisting field. This graduate may work as a Secretary, Receptionist, Executive Assistant, or Administrative Assistant. The graduate of this program should possess basic bookkeeping skills, basic office skills, many end-user computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook). The graduate will also have a solid foundation in business math and English as well as advanced keyboarding skills (approximately 50 words per minute) and transcription skills. The graduate will also be well prepared for the job search. Graduates of the Executive Secretarial program can transfer all of their credits into our Associate Degree in Business and complete their Associate Degree in three additional quarters (daytime).
Business (Certificate Program)
The Associate of Science Degree in Business is designed to help students better handle the changing business world. The wide variety of basic business courses, the solid general education courses, and the specialty elective courses allow the student to be successful in today's market. The broad base of specialty electives also enables the student to pursue his/her particular area of interest. Students in the Business program can choose between two concentrations; Computer Information Technology or Medical Office Administration. Students in the Associate Degree in Business program will gain experience in Accounting, Management concepts, Business, Law, Microsoft Office software, and more. The Associate Degree in Business is also designed for those students who may be interested in furthering their education beyond the Academic Associates Degree level and to the Bachelor's Degree level through one of our "2+2" Articulation Agreements.
Computer Operations (Diploma Program)
This program is designed to give students job-related skills in various computer fields. Emphasis is placed on developing and using business applications with popular business software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and QuickBooks. The student will get a solid business foundation for a well-rounded program of study which will prepare the graduate for many different employment opportunities.
Legal Secretary (Diploma Program)
The Diploma in Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal gives the student theoretical and practical knowledge and the legal skills necessary to perform many paralegal functions including legal research, writing, investigation, and interviewing. The student also gains knowledge of the paralegal's role, tort law and several legal electives selected from litigation, criminal law, civil law, real estate, bankruptcy, wills/trusts & estates, and domestic relations. The student will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of how a traditional legal office operates on a day-to-day basis. Upon graduation from the Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal program, Gwinnett College graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).
Legal Secretary (Diploma Program)
The Diploma in Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal gives the student theoretical and practical knowledge and the legal skills necessary to perform many paralegal functions including legal research, writing, investigation, and interviewing. The student also gains knowledge of the paralegal's role, tort law and several legal electives selected from litigation, criminal law, civil law, real estate, bankruptcy, wills/trusts & estates, and domestic relations. The student will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of how a traditional legal office operates on a day-to-day basis. Upon graduation from the Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal program, Gwinnett College graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).
Massage Therapy (Diploma Program)
The focus of our Massage Therapy program is to give you the knowledge, skills, and business acumen to become a successful, prosperous Massage Therapist. Now students can take this program at our Gwinnett / Lilburn, Dunwoody / Atlanta, or Marietta campus.
Medical Assisting (Certificate Program)
The Medical Assisting program is designed to bridge the gap between the traditional nurse in the physician's office and the medical secretary. This diploma prepares graduates for a position in the medical office in a clinical capacity. In addition to clinical and basic laboratory procedures, students learn current medical technology, medical codes, and other skills necessary to excel in the healthcare industry. Upon completion of a Diploma in Medical Assisting, students will have taken a variety of courses related to the healthcare field. Courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Phlebotomy, and other Medical Lab classes. Students will also qualify to sit for national certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA), Phlebotomy Technician, and EKG Technician. To ensure a well-rounded medical assistant, the Medical Assisting program covers medical insurance and coding, medical transcription, and medical bookkeeping as it relates to the medical office.
Medical Assisting (Diploma Program)
The Medical Assisting Diploma is designed to bridge the gap between the traditional nurse in the physician's office and the medical secretary. This diploma prepares graduates for a position in the medical office in a clinical capacity. In addition to clinical and basic laboratory procedures, students learn current medical technology, medical codes, and other skills necessary to excel in the healthcare industry. Upon completion of a Diploma in Medical Assisting, students will have taken a variety of courses related to the healthcare field. Courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Phlebotomy, and other Medical Lab classes. Students will also qualify to sit for national certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA), Phlebotomy Technician, and EKG Technician. To ensure a well-rounded medical assistant, the Medical Assisting program covers medical insurance and coding, medical transcription, and medical bookkeeping as it relates to the medical office.
Medical Office Administration (Diploma Program)
This program is designed for the person desiring a career in the medical office environment. The student gains training in general office skills, computer skills, medical office procedures and medical insurance and coding procedures. The graduate of this program will be well qualified for a variety of front-office positions in the medical field. Immediately upon graduation from this program the graduate is eligible to take a national certification exam to become a Nationally Certified Medical Office Administrator and a Nationally Certified Billing and Coding Specialist.
Medical Office Administration (Diploma Program)
This program is designed for the person desiring a career in the medical office environment. The student gains training in general office skills, computer skills, medical office procedures and medical insurance and coding procedures. The graduate of this program will be well qualified for a variety of front-office positions in the medical field. Immediately upon graduation from this program the graduate is eligible to take a national certification exam to become a Nationally Certified Medical Office Administrator and a Nationally Certified Billing and Coding Specialist.
Paralegal (Certificate Program)
The Paralegal program gives the student theoretical and practical knowledge and the legal skills necessary to perform many paralegal functions including legal research, writing, investigation, and interviewing. The student also gains knowledge of the paralegal's role, tort law and several legal electives selected from litigation, criminal law, civil law, real estate, bankruptcy, wills/trusts & estates, and domestic relations. The student will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of how a traditional legal office operates on a day-to-day basis. Upon graduation from the Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal program, Gwinnett College graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).
Paralegal (Diploma Program)
The Paralegal program gives the student theoretical and practical knowledge and the legal skills necessary to perform many paralegal functions including legal research, writing, investigation, and interviewing. The student also gains knowledge of the paralegal's role, tort law and several legal electives selected from litigation, criminal law, civil law, real estate, bankruptcy, wills/trusts & estates, and domestic relations. The student will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of how a traditional legal office operates on a day-to-day basis. Upon graduation from the Legal Administrative Assisting/Paralegal program, Gwinnett College graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Legal Assistant exam given by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA).

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