about go back. move ahead.

if you:

  • Know what an education can mean for you and your family …
  • Realize the value of up-to-date advanced knowledge, critical thinking skills, and credentials in the workplace …
  • Want to “grow from what you know” by expanding your knowledge base and honing your skills …
  • Just need to take the first step in changing your life …

… then you could be ready to Move Ahead – and Georgia’s public and technical colleges, universities and the Georgia Student Finance Commission are here to help you build a plan to earn the degree you always wanted.

Our colleges are structured to meet your needs as an adult learner by providing online or on-campus course options, flexible scheduling and career planning. You may also be eligible to earn credit for previous military, work or volunteer experience to help you earn your degree faster.

University System of Georgia (USG)

  • 29 two-year and four-year colleges
  • Associate’s degrees
  • Bachelor’s degrees

Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG)

  • 22 colleges
  • Associate’s degrees
  • Diplomas
  • Technical Certificates

Go Back. Move Ahead. is the result of the Office of the Governor’s commitment to make it easier for you to earn your degree in Georgia. Through a collaboration between USG, TCSG and the Georgia Student Finance Commission, Governor Nathan Deal is dedicated to providing affordable, quality higher education options to you as an adult learner.

Be proud – you are taking the first step to finishing your degree.