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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.

83%

Completion
Rate

92%

Job Placement Rate

97%

Licensure Pass Rate

19

1yr Diploma Programs

8

Certificate Programs

53

Full-Time Faculty

10

Part-Time Faculty

Featured Scholarship

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Free tuition for high school graduates.

Featured Grant

TN Reconnect & Reconnect to Workforce

Free tuition for adults 24 and older.

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Chattanooga State Programs Bring Opportunities to Rhea County Area

April 9, 2021 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

When Nokian Tyres announced plans for their new $360M manufacturing facility in Rhea County, Chattanooga State Community College leadership met with area leaders to develop plans for the expansion of two Chattanooga State Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) programs into Rhea County:...

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Yamaha Donates Outboard Engine to Chattanooga State TCAT

April 5, 2021 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Yamaha Motor Corporation has generously donated a 115-horsepower outboard engine to Chattanooga State's Motorcycle and Marine Service Program. This is just one of the many donations given to the program over the years. The Motorcycle and Marine Service program officially became a Yamaha Tech...

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Chattanooga State Announces Return to Campus Plans Fall 2021

March 9, 2021 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Chattanooga State Community College recently announced plans to be back on campus this fall for both on-campus instruction and student activities.



“We plan for approximately 80% of classes to be held on-campus and in-person for the Fall 2021 semester,” stated Dr. Beth Norton, vice...

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