Retool your skills for a new career

In a year or less, you could launch a new career. Attend Columbia State, and start one of our programs that can offer you a new beginning, provides security and creates stability. You may even qualify for free tuition through the Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect scholarship programs.

Technical certificate programs that can be completed in one year or less

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Upcoming Deadlines

Summer 2020 Deadline to Apply: July 6 (2nd Term)
Classes begin: July 6

Fall 2020 Deadline to Apply: August 7
Classes begin: August 24

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Campus Life

It’s not just what you learn in the classroom, Columbia State offers a variety of student clubs, organizations and activities for you to get involved. Here are just a few of the many options available to you: Student Government Association, President's Leadership Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Study Abroad, and Arts and Entertainment.

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Accreditation

Columbia State is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Science in Teaching, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and technical certificates.