Butts County Development Authority
P.O. Box 379
25 Second Street, Suite 4, Jackson, GA 30233
Phone: (770) 775-4851
Bob White, CEcD - Executive Director
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Colleges and Universities

The Butts County, Georgia workforce has convenient access to a variety of workforce training and academic programs. Certificate and diploma programs, associate's degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral programs are offered in such disciplines as healthcare, electronics, interactive design and game development, engineering, architecture, economics and many others.

Southern Crescent Technical College

Southern Crescent Technical College offers nearly 200 programs of study at five campuses in the region. The Butts County Center in Jackson, Georgia offers college classes in:

  • Nurse aide
  • Patient care assistant
  • Commercial truck driving
  • Diesel equipment technology

Southern Crescent Technical College develops programs designed to meet the changing needs of the regional economy with the flexibility and creativity necessary to sustain the workforce of the future. Courses of study on nearby campuses include:

Allied Health

  • nursing
  • dental assisting
  • pharmacy technology

Film and Television

  • film technology
  • grip/rigging technician
  • hair and make-up technician

Public Safety

  • criminal justice technology
  • fire science technology
  • forensic science technology

Business Technology

  • accounting
  • business management
  • consumer economics

Professional Services

  • culinary arts
  • early childhood care/education
  • cosmetology

Technical and Industrial

  • air conditioning technology
  • automotive technology
  • electronics technology

Computer Information Systems

  • computer programming
  • network specialist
  • web application development

Butts County residents also have access to campuses of top colleges and universities in metropolitan Atlanta and Macon, Georgia.

Gordon State College

Gordon State College, only 20 minutes south of Butts County, offers 10 four-year degrees – early childhood education, mathematics, biology, history, English, nursing, health information management, human services, middle grades education, and management and administration - and three associate’s degrees. The residential campus enrolls approximately 4,000 students.