Germanna Community College

Woman and man sitting outside talkingVirginia community colleges have a pristine reputation, and Germanna Community College (GCC) is no exception. With campuses in Spotsylvania, Stafford, Caroline, King George, Orange, Culpeper and Madison, Germanna is a wonderful two-year public institution that offers an exemplary education. Whether you are looking to earn your Associate’s degree or intend to transfer to a four-year institution, Germanna is a truly respectable option to continue your studies. 

Established in 1970, GCC has grown to four campuses throughout the region. Its enrollment consistently ranks among the highest in Virginia.

GCC hosts cultural events, including lectures by authors that are open to the public.

Girl celebrating graduation in cap and gownAdmission to Other Universities

Through system-wide agreements, students who graduate from one of Virginia's 23 community colleges with an associate's degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain guaranteed admission to more than 20 of the commonwealth's colleges and universities. The grade point average that's required varies depending on the institution to which the student is transferring. Getting an associate's degree at Germanna before going to a university or four-year college can save tens of thousands of dollars and students are well prepared for academic challenges.

Degree Program

Arts & Sciences

The Arts and Sciences degree program is designed primarily for students who plan to transfer their coursework to a four year institution. Students may also plan to directly enter the workforce.

Professor and student looking at skeletonNursing & Health Technology Programs

GCC offers many Nursing and Health Technology programs of study. The nursing program includes:

  • Career Studies Certificate - Nurse’s Aide
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
  • Surgical Scrub Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Associate of Applied Sciences (Nursing)

The health technology programs includes Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, Certificate of Dental Assisting, Career Studies Certificate - Pharmacy Technician, Career Studies Certificate - Allied Health.

Professional & Technical Studies Division

The Professional and Technical Studies Division includes programs focusing on workforce readiness and/or transfer to four year institutions. PTS programs include:

  • Student wearing protective eye gear while working on carAutomotive
  • Business
  • Education
  • EMS
  • Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Fire Science
  • Graphic Communications
  • Horticulture
  • Police Science
  • IT
  • Technical Studies