Frequently Asked Questions

The program allows for students in certain grades (pursuant to current legislation) in high school to participate. Students enrolled in Georgia public high schools, private high schools, or home study programs (operated in accordance with O.C.G.A 20-2-690) are eligible to participate. Speak with your high school counselor about the program.
graduation requirement and are approved by their high school counselor. Students must also meet all prerequisites for any course. Students must complete the admissions exam as a program-ready student. Learning support coursework, which prepares students for college-level work, is not available to Dual Enrollment students.
Atlanta Tech administers the ACCUPLACER® exam for admissions placement. Information about the exam is available at: https://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/. Atlanta Tech also accepts SAT and ACT test scores that meet the minimum admission score requirements along with other readiness documentation. Please contact the Office of Admissions for additional information.
Most Dual Enrollment students take one or two classes a semester. Students, along with a parent, work with their guidance counselor and an LTC advisor to determine how many classes they will take.
There is no typical schedule as students may take classes days, nights, and online. Dual Enrollment will pay tuition up to 15 credit hours per semester.
Dual Enrollment students are responsible for their academic success. This includes, but is not limited to, attending and being on time for class, participating in class discussions and submitting assignments on time. Dual Enrollment students should plan on spending 2.5 hours outside of class for every hour spent in class. So a student can plan to devote about 10 hours a week for each 3 credit class.
Yes. Grades will be reflected on both your high school transcript and your college transcript. The grades earned at Atlanta Technical College will be a part of the student’s college GPA (grade point average). Atlanta Tech reports letter grades to the high schools at the end of the semester. Individual school systems determine how our letter grades will be converted at the high school level.
Dual Enrollment students are encouraged to be involved in campus activities, such as student clubs, organizations, and events.
LTC is committed to your success and offers:
  • Specialized orientation / advising sessions.
  • Small class sizes, hands-on learning, and close instructor attention.
  • TCSG Education 100% Guarantee – If an employer finds a graduate to be deficient in a TCSSG-taught competency within two years of graduation, then TCSG will retrain the graduate at no cost.
  • Enhanced articulation opportunities, including, but not limited to an Engineering Articulation Agreement with Kennesaw State University
  • Online learning options.
  • Flexible class schedule – days, nights, and online.
  • Disability support services.
  • SACSCOC Accreditation.