Albany State University

Albany State University, a proud member institution of the University System of Georgia, elevates its community and region by offering a broad array of graduate, baccalaureate, associate, and certificate programs at its main campuses in Albany as well as at strategically placed branch sites and online. The university was founded in 1903 by Dr. Joseph W. Holley and is one of 8 HBCUs in Georgia. The school has nearly 6,000 students enrolled.

Albany State Offers:

  • More than 60 Programs

  • The University System of Georgia’s newest college education credential called a nexus degree, one in blockchain with machine learning and the other in blockchain with data analytics; ASU is one of only two schools to offer this credential

  • The ASU Summer Learning Academy (SLA)

  • High Impact Research Opportunities

  • Undergraduate Health Science Academy

Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College, a public two-year institution of the Technical College System of Georgia, prepares individuals to meet dynamic and evolving workforce needs by utilizing industry-driven teaching and learning approaches including traditional, online, and customized business solutions. 

Albany Technical College offers:

  • More than 70 certificates of credit

  • More than 40 diplomas

  • Over 25 associate degrees 

As an additional service to area businesses, Albany Tech also provides non-credit, customized training for business & industry by working directly with the company to identify new-hire and incumbent-worker needs and delivering company-specific solutions. Other industry targeted training includes green–black belt-level Lean Six Sigma certification, PMI project management courses, and specialized manufacturing support training on both credit and non-credit basis. 


Dougherty County School System


Private School Options

In addition to the Dougherty County School District, our community also boasts a variety of private school options for those seeking a private school environment. Information for each of the private schools in our community can be located on their respective websites linked below:

Byne Christian School
Deerfield Windsor School
Sherwood Christian Academy
St. Teresa’s Catholic School