Georgia Military College which was earlier called Georgia Military and Agricultural College is one of the wells established junior military colleges. It participates in the U.S. Army’s early programming commission. It is military junior college, middle school, and high school and is located in Milledgeville.
Georgia Military College is a public institution and is state funded. The college does not come under the University System of Georgia or the Technical College System of Georgia.
The college follows military science-oriented curriculum and the cadets graduate in the same. Over 8,000 students are served by the six centers and three extension centers of Georgia Military College.
The military preparatory school has approximately more than 200 middle school students and high school level Army Junior ROTC cadets. The ACCEL program of preparatory school gives the opportunity to seniors to attend classes both at the high school and junior college. By doing this, they can earn credits for both their college degree and high school diploma. The administration of the ACCEL program is under the Georgia Student Finance Commission.
The Georgia Military College comprises of a preparatory school and junior college. The college thrives on the goal of producing wise and educated citizens. The students are equipped with liberal arts based two-year undergraduate curriculum in the junior college. Some selected students are provided with ROTC training. The preparatory school students are provided an all round training where the curriculum includes military training. This helps build extra-ordinary intellect and character of the students.
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It was founded in the year 1879 under the act of the Georgia General Assembly with the aim “to educate young men and women from the Middle Georgia area in an environment which fosters the qualities of good citizenship.” Earlier the school was called Middle Georgia Military and the board of trustees of the University of Georgia had the veto powers by the Act of 1879. In 1900 the name of the college was changed to Georgia Military College. With this, the process, the method of electing members of the board of trustees and vacancies were changed.
The college’s goal was to let graduates enter the high classes, to give training in mining and agriculture and last but not the least to train teachers. Today the college is one of the only few US military junior colleges, designated the same.
Georgia Military College competes in soccer, football, tennis, cross country, golf, and softball. One of the best junior college programs in the country is the well-established football program. Georgia Military College won Junior College National Championship. They also participated in the national championship in 2002.
The football team successfully scored the second rank after 2005 season. Also, the golf team of the Georgia Military College adds the feather to the hat of achievements of the college. The Bulldogs took home the National Championship Trophy.
The training helps the students become well disciplined, confident, self-dependent and wise citizens. The self-motivation in the activities they do help them significantly in holding responsible positions. The students can choose to serve the military later on or do administrative work according to their interests.
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