We offer courses and programs in a variety of science, technology, engineering, and other specialized topic areas. Most in-classroom sessions take place at Georgia Tech’s Global Learning Center in Atlanta’s Tech Square or at Georgia Tech-Savannah. Some courses and programs are also offered at venues across the country, or at partner locations worldwide. You will learn from Georgia Tech faculty and instructors who are among the most accomplished educators, researchers, and subject matter experts in their fields.
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Open Online learning options provide a flexible and often cost-effective way to update skills and gain new credentials from anywhere in the world. These online courses that are available to anyone, anywhere, at no cost, to online degree programs that are offered at a fraction of the cost of campus programs, Georgia Tech has partnered with leading providers of online learning platforms to deliver many of our world-class programs to learners around the globe. Receive world-class instruction in topics ranging from engineering to computing to ESL and more. Explore the options, and seize this opportunity to learn from Georgia Tech's expert faculty.
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The Georgia Tech Global Learning Center and Georgia Tech-Savannah campus is compliant under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any individual who requires accommodation for participation in any course offered by GTPE should contact us prior to the start of the course.
Courses that are part of certificate programs include a required assessment. Passing criteria is determined by the instructor and is provided to learners at the start of the course.
CEUs are awarded to participants who attend a minimum of 80% of the scheduled class time.
Georgia Tech’s Office of Research Security and Compliance requires citizenship information be maintained for those participating in most GTPE courses. Citizenship information is obtained directly from the learner at the time of registration and is maintained in the Georgia Tech Student System.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for complete details on the policies for course changes and cancellations.
Participants in GTPE courses are required to complete an online profile that meets the requirements of Georgia Tech Research Security. Information collected is maintained in the Georgia Tech Student System. The following data elements are considered directory information and are collected from each participant as part of the registration and profile setup process:
The following data elements, if in the Georgia Tech Student Systems, are considered sensitive information and are only available to Georgia Tech employees with a business need-to-know:
At any time, you can remove your consent to marketing emails as well as request to delete your personal data. Visit our GTPE EU GDPR page for more information.
Classes and events being held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta or Georgia Tech-Savannah campus may be impacted by closures or delays due to inclement weather.
The Georgia Tech Global Learning Center will follow the guidelines of Georgia Tech main campus in Atlanta. Students, guests, and instructors should check the Georgia Tech homepage for information regarding university closings or delayed openings due to inclement weather. Please be advised that if campus is closed for any reasons, all classroom courses are also canceled.
Students, guests, and instructors attending classes and events at Georgia Tech-Savannah should check the Georgia Tech-Savannah homepage for information regarding closings or delayed openings due to inclement weather.
GTPE certificates of program completion consist of a prescribed number of required and elective courses offered and completed at Georgia Tech within a consecutive six-year period. Exceptions, such as requests for substitutions or credit for prior education, can be requested through the petition form. Exceptions cannot be guaranteed.
Georgia Tech is a tobacco-free and smoke-free campus. The use of cigarettes, cigars, pipes, all forms of smokeless tobacco, and any other smoking devices that use tobacco are strictly prohibited. There are no designated smoking areas on campus.
Courses that are eligible for special discounts will be noted accordingly on the course page. Only one coupon code can be entered during the checkout process and cannot be redeemed after checkout is complete. If you have already registered and forgot to use your coupon code, you can request an eligible refund. GTPE will cancel any transaction where a coupon was misused or ineligible. If you are unsure if you can use your coupon code, please check with the course administrator.
GTPE does not have a program for senior citizens. However, Georgia Tech offers a 62 or Older Program for Georgia residents who are 62 or older and are interested in taking for credit courses. This program does not pay for noncredit professional education courses. Visit the Georgia Tech Undergraduate Admissions page for more information on the undergraduate program and Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions page for more information on the graduate program.
There is no special process or form to register your group. All interested learners must create and manage their own individual profiles, accounts, and registrations.
*Carts will remain active for 14 days, but seats are not held until the transaction is complete.
Courses that offer group discounts will display the discount code on the course page. Your employees will use the code during the registration process and cart totals will adjust accordingly. Group discounts can only be used if three or more employees from the company attend the same course and only one coupon code can be use per shopping cart.
If you have already registered and forgot to use your coupon code, you can request an eligible refund.
Accepted payment documents must be uploaded during the registration process. They include:
The employee can print of a copy of their shopping cart to submit if required for payment documents. The cart will remain active for 14 days, but the seat will not held until registration and payment is complete.
Registrations cannot be processed without payment. If your employee is concerned about losing a seat in a class because of internal company processes, we suggest that they go ahead and register and pay with a personal or corporate credit card and seek reimbursement.
Most GTPE classroom courses are held at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center (GLC). Any courses that are held elsewhere will be clearly marked on the course page. Get information on parking, directions, and transportation to the GLC.
We do not provide overnight rooms. However, accommodations can be made at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, adjacent to us. Additional hotels can be found within walking distance. Get more information on accommodations.
Learners may transfer to another course of equal or greater cost if notification is made at least 10 business days prior to the original course start date. The course to which one transfers must already be scheduled.
We recommend you register for courses as early as possible. Session details will indicate when there is less than five reamining seats in a particular session.
*Carts will remain active for 14 days, but seats are not held until the transaction is complete.
Walk-in registrations are accepted based on space availability but are not guaranteed for any courses.
If available, discounts will display on the course page or will be automatically applied during the purchase process. Only one coupon code should be entered during the checkout process and will be validated by the system if applicable to items in your cart. If you have already registered and forgot to use your coupon code, you can request an eligible refund.
GTPE does not have a discount program for senior citizens. However, Georgia Tech offers a 62 or Older Program for Georgia residents who are 62 or older and are interested in taking for credit courses. This program does not pay for noncredit professional education courses. Visit the Georgia Tech Undergraduate Admissions page for more information on the undergraduate program and the Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions page for more information on the graduate program.
The following GTPE programs are eligible for veteran education benefits:
View the GTPE veteran’s GI Bill benefits checklist for more information.
GTPE does not have a program for senior citizens. However, Georgia Tech offers a 62 or Older Program for Georgia residents who are 62 or older and are interested in taking for credit courses. This program does not pay for noncredit professional education courses. Visit the Georgia Tech Undergraduate Admissions page for more information on the undergraduate program and the Georgia Tech Graduate Admissions page for more information on the graduate program.
In the event of a cancellation, we will provide you with a full refund or transfer to an equivalent course.
Short courses (1-5 days) and conferences do not require a student visa. A B-2 Tourist Visa, along with a copy of your registration confirmation email and a copy of your completed web registration order page, should suffice.
If participation in a course is employment related, with immediate departure from the U.S., then a B-1 Temporary Business Visa will be required.
We encourage you to contact your U.S. Consulate or Embassy to determine visa eligibility. Full refunds will be provided to participants who are unable to obtain an entry visa and contact our office prior to the start of the course.
English as a Second Language students should contact the Language Institute for admission and visa requirements.
We do not issue letters of invitation and cannot provide immigration documents for the issuance of a student visa. Full refunds will be provided to participants who are unable to obtain an entry visa and contact our office prior to the start of the course.
Full payment is due at time of registration. Accepted payment methods include:
* Requires document upload or transaction verification during the checkout process.
Purchase order documents must include the following:
Please do not include social security numbers on purchase order documents.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Global Learning Center
84 5th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30308-1031
Full payment is due at the time of registration.
Payment is due at the time of purchase. Invoice payments must adhere to the Board of Regent’s business terms of net 30.
Georgia Tech Employees
PeopleSoft payments are processed at the time of registration. Georgia Tech employees cannot use PCards for GTPE registration charges.
Additional fees vary by course. Be sure to review the Requirements & Materials tab on the course page for more information.
Yes. Here are the steps to receive an invoice:
Credit card refunds are processed to the original credit card. The credit card issuer is responsible for refund credit balances to the cardholder.
We do not offer payment plans for any of our services, conferences, or courses. Payment must be made in full at time of purchase.
GTPE cannot issue 1098-T tax forms. If you have a payment history need for tax purposes, we are happy to provide you with receipts of payment. Please submit your requires to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your full legal name and Georgia Tech ID which can be found within your GTPE profile.
GTPE’s use of CEU follows accepted criteria and guidelines established by the Georgia Board of Regents which follows international standards such as The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
GTPE does not issue transcripts or certificates with Professional Develop Hours (PDH) or Professional Development Units (PDU), but the crosswalk here is provided for reference.
One CEU = 10 contact hours of instruction
One PDH = 1 contact hour of instruction (one CEU = 10 PDH)
One PDU = 1 contact hour of instruction (one CEU = 10 PDU)
Upon successful completion of most GTPE courses (80% minimum attendance and a passing grade in courses that require an assessment), you may receive a certificate indicating the number of CEUs earned. Certificate issuance exceptions include courses with outstanding credentialing entities (i.e. OSHA or PADI).
CEUs earned are recorded in the attendee’s name and will appear on a GTPE transcript. All transcripts must be requested by the attendee via the transcript request form. Requests are typically processed within three business days.
For an audit of your transcript for progress toward completion of a certificate, please complete the transcript request form. GTPE courses do not provide academic or degree credit. Georgia Tech academic or degree credit is only available to matriculated students taking courses that meet degree requirements.
For specific information on state licensing or credit requirements, please contact your state licensing board. If you are seeking certification through a professional association, please review the specific requirements with that association.
If you are interested in the Construction Industry, begin with OSHA 510: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry.
If you are interested in the General Industry, begin with OSHA 511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry.
Our safety and health professional certificate programs are the best combination of courses for your areas of interest. Each certificate has a unique set of course requirements.
1. Prepare the following required documents in a PDF format (uploaded during the approval process).
2. Create a new GTPE account or login to your existing GTPE account.
3. Search for OSHA 500, 501, 502, or 503.
4. Click on the Request approval button next to the section you wish to attend.
5. Follow the instructions on the approval form, upload required documents, and submit.
You will receive a notification email from the Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center within 3-5 business days. If approved, you will be able to register and pay for the course by clicking on the link in the notification email (you must be logged into the GTPE website).
Requirements and approval instructions, if applicable, display on each course page under the Requirements & Materials tab.
If it is required in order to take the course, you will be given the opportunity to add it as an item during the checkout process. If purchased from Georgia Tech, our manual will be distributed during the check-in process on the first day of the course.
It is not required that you purchase the manual from Georgia Tech, so you can purchase it through other methods (U.S. Government Bookstore), but must have the manual with you on the first day of the course.
Each course page has a Requirements & Materials section. All requirements for the course will be provided there.
A driver’s license is required in order to enter any OSHA classroom.
Georgia Tech's OSHA Training Institute Education Center distributes OSHA and HAZ certificates by mail or on the last day of class.
GTPE Registrar's Office mails EST course completion documents after course grades are submitted.
Yes. Georgia Tech offers a flexible Professional Master's in Occupational Safety and Health (PMOSH) that is tailored to working professionals who are ready to boost their careers and step into a leadership role within the OSH field.
Yes. GTPE can deliver established and customized training to your employees at your location, on your scheduled, and within your budget. Visit our Train At Your Location for more information.
No, these courses are not taught at Georgia Tech. You may contact the Georgia Tech OSHA Outreach Training Institute Education Center for a list of trainers in your area by calling 404-385-3090, select option 5, and leave a detailed voicemail message.
OSHA 510: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry and OSHA 511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry are designed for safety professionals and are prerequisites to become an authorized 10- or 30-hour trainer and should be considered a step above the OSHA 30-hour course.
To become an authorized Construction Industry OSHA Outreach Trainer, you must take OSHA 500: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Construction Industry. Prerequisites include:
*The OSHA 510 course must have been taken within the last seven years.
Construction industry outreach trainers must take OSHA 502: Update for Construction Industry Outreach Trainers every four years to maintain their status as an outreach trainer.
To become an authorized Construction Industry OSHA Outreach Trainer, you must take OSHA 501: Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry. Prerequisites include:
*The OSHA 511 course must have been taken within the last seven years.
Construction industry outreach trainers must take OSHA 503: Update for General Industry Outreach Trainers every four years to maintain their status as an outreach trainer.
Registration permits are granted by the Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center Office. Please contact them at 404-385-3090 for more details.
Exceptions for prerequisites and work experience cannot be granted.