About HGTC

Mission, Vision and Values


The mission of Horry Georgetown Technical College is to provide accessible, affordable, high-quality, comprehensive two-year collegiate education and workforce development:

  • To provide a student centered environment and inspire lifelong learning
  • To promote learning through teaching excellence
  • To promote community service and embrace diversity
  • To promote economic growth
  • To embrace technological innovation in instruction and workplace applications


Horry- Georgetown Technical College will be recognized as a leader in workforce development, intellectual growth, and life improvement.


To fulfill its mission, Horry Georgetown Technical College is committed to the following values:

Caring - We embrace a customer focus through commitment to individual needs and user satisfaction, and accept responsible stewardship of the resources entrusted upon us.

- We develop and nurture partnerships among student, faculty, staff, and community to promote open and effective communication, decision-making, and implementation of ideas and processes.

- We set high and challenging standards for teaching and professional practices, advocate continuous improvement of programs and services, and encourage a results-oriented organization.

- We promote and foster openness, respect, and fairness in personal and professional interactions, and exemplify the highest standards in ethics and institutional

- We recognize individual differences and choices, and support a college environment in which all members can grow in their personal and professional lives.