Message from the President
On behalf of our faculty and staff, welcome to Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). As President of SRTC, I congratulate you on your decision to further your education and thank you for selecting our College. The faculty and staff at the new Southern Regional Technical College are committed to helping students attain their educational and career goals. By providing high quality education and training, SRTC prepares students to meet the requirements of today’s workforce. In this ever-changing job market, it is essential for one to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for careers that are in demand now and for the future. Education and training from SRTC will prepare you for those careers and will not only benefit you, but also the communities and employers we serve.
SRTC offers many educational opportunities including associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs, customized training for business and industry, adult education, and continuing education courses. Additionally, the College offers support services such as financial aid, advisement, and career placement and counseling. With locations in Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth counties, we are dedicated to serving the educational and training needs of our seven-county service delivery area.
We are proud of our tradition of delivering quality education and services to the citizens and communities of southwest Georgia. I wish you much success here at Southern Regional Technical College, and I thank you for selecting us to assist with your educational and training endeavors.
Dr. Craig R. Wentworth
President Craig Wentworth, Ed.D.
Dr. Craig Wentworth has served as President of Southern Regional Technical College since November 2010. During that time, Dr. Wentworth led the college in its full merger and subsequent accreditation as the new two-year institution. Under his leadership, the college opened a new 52,000 square foot Health Science Building which houses a virtual hospital and fully functioning veterinary clinic. Additionally, three other buildings went through significant renovations and upgrades. Dr. Wentworth has over 35 years’ experience in the postsecondary/higher education field, 27 of those years with two-year colleges in the Technical College System of Georgia. Prior to becoming president, he was Vice President for Academic Affairs at Central Georgia Technical College in Macon, Georgia for seven years. He has also served in academic administrative positions as Director of Instruction and Dean of Academic Affairs. During his tenure at Central Georgia Technical College, the institution grew from 1000 credit program students to over 7900 students and from 30 credit programs to over 190 associate degree, postsecondary diploma, and technical certificate programs. Dr. Wentworth also has college admissions, coaching, and teaching experience. Dr. Wentworth received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees in Psychology from Valdosta State University and a Doctor of Education degree in Occupational Studies from the University of Georgia in which he received the Delta Pi Epsilon (national graduate honor society) Outstanding Doctoral Research Award.
At Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) we understand that life moves quickly - circumstances change, new opportunities evolve, and career goals emerge. One of the most important decisions that one makes is which college to attend while continuing their education and creating a career. With expert faculty members, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and hands-on training opportunities, SRTC has exactly what you need to put you on the path to career success.
SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma and certificate programs. SRTC's main campus is located in Thomasville, Georgia; we also have locations in Colquitt, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Thomas, Tift, Turner, and Worth counties for the convenience of our students. SRTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
If you are a recent high school graduate, SRTC will offer you a personal college experience close to home. We also offer the guidance and assistance to help you make informed choices about your studies and future career decisions. Parents will appreciate the affordability of SRTC, with lower tuition and financial aid opportunities.
Individuals with changing career goals will also find exactly what they need at SRTC. Our programs and classes serve our students well as they make plans to further their career ambitions. Whether you are just starting the job path you've always dreamed of or furthering your education with enhanced skills for future advancement, we've got you covered.
SRTC invites you to browse our website. Information on our many degree, diploma, and certificate programs, as well as class schedules is available for your convenience.