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Engineering & Information Technologies

The Division of Engineering & Information Technologies offers two-year degrees in Engineering Technology and a Pre-Engineering transfer program. These programs train students for careers of the future.

Degrees and Certificates

The combination of 2+2 programs and the newly created Tennessee Transfer Path (TTP) makes it possible for students to complete their first two years at Chattanooga State, then transfer to a four-year institution knowing course credits will be accepted. Click a program below for additional information.


There are numerous scholarships available for engineering technology and pre-engineering students. Scholarships are sponsored by local community organizations such as the Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee. In addition to these scholarships, students from Catoosa, Walker, Dade, and Whitfield Counties in Georgia and Jackson County Alabama are eligible for in-state tuition.


Chattanooga State's Engineering & Information Technologies Department has forged a number of unique partnerships designed to provide training for the local workforce that will qualify them for high-tech positions available in the Greater Chattanooga area. By combining hands-on training experience with classroom instruction, students are successfully completing their course of study and finding jobs in their chosen career.

Tennessee Building and Construction Institute of Chattanooga 
Institute of Material Joining and Testing
TVA Partnership Program
Volkswagen Academy
WACKER Institute


Division News

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New Electric Vehicle Engineering Technology AAS Degree Launches in the Fall

July 13, 2023 | Chris Lykins | Press Release

On July 11, 2023, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission approved Chattanooga State Community College’s request to launch a new Electric Vehicle Engineering Technology (EVET) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. The new EVET degree will prepare students with the education and skills...

read more about New Electric Vehicle Engineering Technology AAS Degree Launches in the Fall

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Many of the programs in the Engineering Technology Division are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET), a nonprofit organization which provides assurance the program of study meets standards established by industry. These include:

- 8 programs in the Engineering Technology A.A.S.

- 2 programs in the Electrical/Electronics A.A.S.

- The General Engineering Concentration in the Applied Science A.A.S

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Contact - Tiffany Scruggs | (423) 697-2496 | Office - CETAS 363