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Academics: Your Path to Success

With more than 150 different degrees and certifications, Chattanooga State Community College offers you an unparalleled educational opportunity close to home. Our innovative programs blend classroom instruction with real-world experience in an immersive learning environment. You’ll graduate ready to work and without excessive student debt—and our 99 percent placement rate shows that employers are willing to hire right out of school.  

Learn from the Best

You can learn from and network with our educators who are more than just professors—they come to Chattanooga State as leaders in their fields with real-world experience. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1, you’ll receive hands-on learning in an environment that emphasizes technological innovation and personal attention.  

Choose Your Own Way

There’s a world of options for study at Chattanooga State. Earn an associate degree, transfer to a four-year institution, get your GED, earn a technical certification, or simply take classes for your own enjoyment. We have one-year certifications that lead to in-demand jobs in well-paying fields, like industrial electronics, industrial maintenance mechatronics, welding technology, and practical nursing. Look around and you’ll be amazed at all that we have available right here in your community. Plus, it’s one of the best educational values in the state.


Start Here. Transfer There.

If you want to obtain a four-year degree, Chattanooga State offers programs of study that transfer to colleges and universities throughout the country.