Mission, Vision, and Values


Columbus Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a two year public college which offers programs and services that support student and community success through the attainment of associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized training, continuing, and adult education. The College supports the economic empowerment of its six county region by focusing on teaching and learning and developing a globally competitive workforce. We provide traditional, distance learning, and training experiences for career development and transfer. (TCSG SB 2-14)

Vision Statement

Columbus Technical College will be the regional college of choice, serving as the catalyst for building vibrant communities, improving economic well-being, and providing hope and opportunity.


Integrity: We will maintain integrity through professionalism, confidentiality, ethical behavior, and being accountable and honest.

Respect: We have mutual respect for each other’s time, resources and different perspectives. We listen with empathy, work as a team, don’t take things personal, and adhere to policy and rules.  Everyone can contribute and give and receive feedback.

Philanthropy / Stewardship: We have a culture of philanthropy, stewardship and volunteerism where people give of their time, talents, and resources for student success and support community service. Resources are utilized in an efficient and effective manner and are shared for the good of the college and community.

Teamwork: We have an environment of collaboration, unity, and investment dedicated to the greater good of the college and the communities we serve.

Passion for Learning: We are dedicated to intellectual curiosity, a commitment to scholarship, personal and professional growth, and critical thinking that lead to lifelong learning.

Quality: We adhere to the highest standards of teaching and learning to facilitate success for all students in achieving their academic and occupational goals.