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

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Free tuition for high school graduates.

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Chattanooga State Announces “Drive-in To Your Future” Event

October 21, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

According to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) in 2017-2018, more than 78% of first-time, full-time students attending two-year degree-granting postsecondary institutions were awarded more than $120M in financial aid by the Federal Student Aid program to help pay for college or career...

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Chattanooga State Medical Assisting Program Accepting Applications

October 13, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Training for high-demand careers is critical during times of high unemployment. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Medical Assistants have an expected employment growth rate of 19% over the next 10 years, much faster than the average for all occupations, and report a median...

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Chattanooga State Announces Fall “Mini-Mester” Opportunity

October 8, 2020 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

if you weren’t quite ready to start your college journey in August, Chattanooga State is offering a 7-week Mini-Mester with classes beginning October 14, 2020. This is a great opportunity to start a degree or simply get ahead. The condensed 7-week term allows a student to complete one of many...

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