Healthcare-related industries are a good fit for Lumpkin County. We have an award-winning healthcare partner and a ready-made talent pool in an area primed for healthcare related development. The University of North Georgia’s College of Health Sciences and Professions offers many certificates and degrees in healthcare related fields including advanced degrees. The Northeast Georgia Health System currently holds the Certificate of Need for the county and is developing plans for a medical park on 57 acres in south Lumpkin County. The Gateway Corridor where NGHS will be located is a 4 lane limited access highway connecting Lumpkin County to Metro Atlanta.