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.

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timmesia simmons in her graduation robe with her daughter

Chattanooga State’s Simmons Finds Dream Career

March 2, 2021 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Kids often have dreams about what they want to be when they grow up, but those dreams are sometimes interrupted by life circumstances, and the dream may seem unattainable.



As a youngster, Timmesia Simmons dreamed of being a doctor or surgeon but lacked the support or resources to make...

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Get Ready for Chattanooga State’s Virtual Career Fair

February 23, 2021 | Betty A. Proctor | Internal Press Release

Chattanooga State Community College will be presenting its annual Career Fair over a five-day period during the week of March 29, 2021. This event is open to all Chattanooga State currently enrolled or alumni students who will be able to meet one-on-one with employers in a virtual environment....

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T.U. Parks Construction Company Endowed Scholarship Established at Chattanooga State

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

Now spanning four generations, the T.U. Parks Construction Company continues to stress the importance of education. Current Chairman and CEO Larry Parks and Senior Project Manager Robert Parks remember the words from company founder and grandfather, T.U. Parks, who said, “never stop learning.”...

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