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Welcome to eLearning at Georgia Highlands College!

Learning online has become a desired standard for students of all kinds and at Georgia Highlands we are ready to help you accomplish your educational goals.  We are excited to offer nine associate's programs that can be obtained fully online:  

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • General Studies
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Teacher Education:  Middle Grades

In addition, we have two fully online bachelor's degree programs in Nursing and Dental Hygiene.


eLearning at GHC offers several ways to take online coursework:

Web-based Courses:  online courses that are designed and taught by GHC faculty in areas such as English, history, psychology, freshman college studies (FCST), math, sociology, and more!  These courses have traditional start and end dates but the work is completed completely online.

eCore: online courses that are offered through a partnership with the University System of Georgia and are taught by faculty from various institutions in the USG.  eCore offers tutoring and library assistance built within each course.  Many subject areas are available; click here for more information about eCore.

Hybrid Courses:  these are a mix of face-to-face class meetings and online work and discussions.  Subject areas include business, communication, and many of the science areas (biology, chemistry, geology, etc).

DVD Courses:  these courses are completely asynchronous  


eLearning provides the following benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • 24-hour help line via GHC411
  • Live Chat with an eLearning advisor
  • Advising appointments via email, phone, or web-meeting so you don't have to drive to campus
  • Technical Support when you need it
  • Variety of classes and majors to choose from
  • Time management tools and videos to help you succeed

Begin exploring how eLearning can help you complete your educational goals today!
Please note that all eLearning students are expected to have their own computer and Internet access which is independent of GHC campus site.


Have questions about online courses, D2L, technical requirements, or just need general information about eLearning at GHC?  Contact us!

For the D2L Help Desk, available 24-hours a day, please visit their website for information on outages and how to reach live assistance.


Are you a current GHC student who lives or has moved to a state other than Georgia? Or, are you a student living in another state wishing to take online classes at GHC? If you answered yes to either or both of these questions,  please contact the Director of eLearning for Academics at 678.872.8065 or jlinek@highlands.edu for some important information.

  GHC is a member of the SREB's Electronic Campus which offers a menu of distance learning opportunities in the southern region of the United States.  More information can be found at http://www.electroniccampus.org/

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Page last updated: March 24, 2015