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Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)

TCAT at Chattanooga State is a leading provider of hands-on, high-demand skills training programs. TCAT programs are designed to prepare you for the job market and most students are able to start their career in one year.

80%

Completion
Rate

93%

Job Placement Rate

97%

Licensure Pass Rate

21

1yr Diploma Programs

7

Certificate Programs

53

Full-Time Faculty

10

Part-Time Faculty

TCAT MiniMester

The 8-week TCAT MiniMester is the first session of your one year journey to a new and exciting career! TCAT Chattanooga is accepting new students now for the following programs with classes beginning October 14.

  • Administrative Office Professional (day program only)
  • Commercial Truck Driving (day and night program) Note: This class begins October 19.
  • Industrial Maintenance (day and night program, as well as Kimball)
  • Landscape and Turf Management (day program only)
  • Machine Tool (day program only)
  • Welding (Kimball and Dayton sites)
  • Need assistance? Contact TCAT Student Services.
  • Phone 423-697-3379
  • Email TCATSS@ChattanoogaState.edu
  • Virtual Office, Monday – Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM

Featured Scholarship

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Free tuition for high school graduates.

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Chattanooga State Gets Green Light for New $21.7M TCAT Building

August 26, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Chattanooga State Community College recently moved into the state budget winner’s circle when the General Assembly approved funds for a new $21.7M Advanced Manufacturing building for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Chattanooga (TCAT).



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643 TCAT Chattanooga Graduates Recognized Virtually

August 24, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Chattanooga State Community College Class of 2020 TCAT-Chattanooga graduates were recently honored during a virtual ceremony to recognize their accomplishments amid a challenging year. Dr. Rebecca Ashford, Chattanooga State president, noted that a majority of students work full- or part-time and...

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Chattanooga State TCAT Trains for Today’s Top Jobs

August 6, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

According to a recent survey conducted by Strada Education Network, American’s intent to enroll in postsecondary education and training has not increased compared to 2019. However, their intentions about where to enroll have shifted. Rapid skill development provided through non-degree and skills...

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