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Division of eLearning

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Welcome to eLearning at Georgia Highlands College!

Georgia Highlands is ready to help you accomplish your educational goals with the flexibilty of online pathways and courses, including


Georgia Highlands is an affordable, accredited option for quality online learning,  Bring us your goals and see!

Thinking about taking an online class?  Take the new readiness quiz, What to Expect from Your Online Class, and sail through registration!

Learn how GHC web-based courses and eCore classes compare!

eLearning at GHC offers several ways to take online coursework:

Web-based CoursesOnline 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.

eClassroom:  These courses meet online at a live time on its scheduled days; students must use Blackboard Collaborate, which is a free application and can be accessed via a computer, tablet, or phone.  A high speed internet connection is required.

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). 


eLearning provides the following benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • 24-hour help line via GHC411
  • 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 pathways 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.

State Authorization for Distance Education

The United States Government and individual states mandate that higher education institutions offering distance or correspondence education have the approval of each state to operate in that state. Georgia Highlands College works in good faith to obtain authorization in all states. However, authorization status can change over time (expire, require new materials) so we strongly recommend that prospective distance education students contact us to determine whether GHC is authorized to provide post-secondary education in your state.

State Authorization Status and Complaint Process

logo of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements GHC is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, which is a voluntary organization that provides a regional approach to state oversight of distance education in the United States.

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Page last updated: April 20, 2017