Strong Education
in South Georgia

The education of tomorrow’s workforce is a major focus of the communities in the Locate South Georgia region. Local pubic school districts work hard to provide more than basic public education to their pupils, building tangible skills and critical thinking in our students. By introducing new innovations to educate tomorrow’s workforce, our schools produce well-rounded, competent workers.

Focused on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, our region’s school systems are committed to producing a solid labor pool, prepared for 21st century challenges. Our South Georgia communities' bright young students participate in robotics programs, mathematic teams, 4-H clubs, and Technology Student Associations. South Georgia knows how important these fields are, and our next generation will be well-equipped to handle the technical workload of these industries.

The teaching and learning in our region ensure graduates are ready for the next step, whether that means entering the workforce, or pursuing post-secondary education.

Locate South Georgia Workforce Education Levels

  • Graduate Degree 28,963
  • Bachelor's Degree 42,961
  • Some College 120,975
  • High School Diploma 139,994

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Relevant Degrees Awarded by Locate South Georgia Institutions

Program Associate Bachelors Masters Total
Agricultural Operations/Sciences (Livestock, Horticulture, Agribusiness) 9 150 11 170
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Biology, Marine Biology, Biotech) 3 190 193
Business Management (Administration, Accounting, HR) 260 616 69 945
Computer-Information Sciences (IT, Computer Science, Systems Networking) 69 51 120
Engineering & Related Fields (Electrical, Electromechanical, CNC Machining) 20 17 37
Health Professions (RN, Medical Office Mgmt., Health Information) 836 364 32 1,232
Logistics (Operations, Materials, Supply Chain Management) 20 20
Mechanic & Repair Technologies (Automotive, HVAC, Airframe/Aircraft) 27 27
Physical Science (Chemistry, Geology, Oceanography) 12 78 3 93
Precision Production (Machine Shop, Welding) 3 3
Protective Services   157 147 17 321
Total Graduates   1,416 1,613 132 3,161

Sources: Individual college fact books, 2019

Higher Education

The Locate South Georgia region is home to 13 universities, colleges, and technical colleges educating 48,000+ students annually and producing more than 10,000 graduates each year. Collectively, the region’s higher education institutions prepare students for a variety of careers across every industry the region supports.

For details about our higher education institutions, click here.