COVID-19 UPDATE: Goodwill Technical College will be closed to the public starting March 17, 2020 and until further notice. There will be no classes on campus beginning March 17, all classes will use an alternative delivery method, computer-based commincations, via Skype and Canvas until further notice.

2740 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119

Goodwill’s technical training and certification programs build soft skills, develop entry-level industry certifications in high demand industries, and help you improve in areas where you may need development. All of the school’s training programs are fee-based and have eligibility requirements. Goodwill works with participants to identify financial resources for their training.

Goodwill Technical College at 2740 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 is applying to become a candidate for accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Persons wishing to make comments should either write to the Executive Director of the Commission, Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Bldg. 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350, or submit comments on the Council’s website ( Persons making comments must provide their names and mailing addresses.

Goodwill Technical College is a licensed certified training center by the Louisiana Board of Regents.

Prospective Students – Contact our Admissions Office at (504) 889-5568 Ext. 1308, email or complete the inquiry form at the link below:

Inquiry Form

2020 – 2021 College Catalog

  • Hospitality, Customer Service & Sales (S.T.A.R.T.)
    • 615 hours
  • Medical Billing & Coding
    • 600 hours
  • Medical Office Administrative Assistant
    • 600 hours
    • Full scholarships available for active and veteran military members and their families.

Every attempt is made to assist students with finding financial support for their training. Participants must meet criteria of funding source. Fees paid by agencies can be paid on a monthly basis after service is rendered or in advance of services.

Resources may include:

Call (504)889-5568 to get started!


2020 Academic Calendar

Semester Start Dates:

  • Spring Semester: January 6 – April 24, 2020
  • Spring Session: March 16 – May 4, 2020
  • Summer Session: June 1- July 27, 2020


Martin Luther King’s Birthday—-Monday, January 20
Mardi Gras Break———————Monday, February 24 – Wednesday, February 26
Easter Break—————————-Friday, April 10
Memorial Day————————–Monday, May 25
Labor Day——————————-Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Break——————Thursday, November 26- Friday, November 27
Christmas Day————————-Friday, December 25
New Year’s Eve————————Thursday, December 31
New Year’s Day-———————–Friday, January 1, 2021

Dr. Kim Rugon; Chief Academic Officer –  (504) 456-2622 ext: 1114

Our Mission

Goodwill Technical College offers quality occupational education in a supportive environment that prepares students for competitive employment to enhance their economic self-sufficiency and quality of life.