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Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) in Altoona, Pennsylvania, provides integrated professional and academic programs for adults and high school students as well as special programs for those facing economic challenges.
Areas of study available at GACTC include:
- Automotive Technology
- Computer Technology
- Culinary Arts
- Practical Nursing
- Web Design
Students take academic courses in combination with their professional program of study to give them a well-rounded academic education.
Those facing unemployment, displacement or serious financial challenges may benefit from the New Choices program, which provides:
- Career assessment
- Personal development
- Job placement assistance
- Financial assistance
- Transportation assistance
Federal financial aid programs for the general student population are available as well. Factors in determining eligibility include financial need and citizenship. To receive aid students must also be enrolled full-time and must not be in default on a previous student loan.
Upon filling out a FAFSA, the Department of Education and GATC financial aid counselors will determine each student’s eligibility and whether or not they qualify for Pell grants, SEOG grants, loans or some combination of these.
- American Association of Medical Assistants
- Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP)
- Council on Occupational Education
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
1500 Fourth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
Seasonal average temperatures for Altoona, PA
- African American: 3%
- Caucasian: 96%
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