Pellissippi State offers high-quality, short-term training in the form of certificates. Individual curricula are designed for working students who wish to upgrade their skills or gain additional certification in a particular area.

An individual wishing to pursue a certificate who is not already a Pellissippi State student must apply for admission to the College. To apply for admission, visit On the admission application, choose "Certificate" as the application type and indicate the certificate in which you are interested. Students working on a certificate in conjunction with a Pellissippi State degree program must meet admission requirements for the degree program. The placement test and/or learning support courses are not required of students working only on a certificate. All courses for a certificate must be taken for credit.

Minimum grade point average. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in all certificate coursework at Pellissippi State is required for a certificate.


For an updated list of certificate programs and descriptions, visit our College Catalog.

  • 3D Parametric Modeling With SolidWorks Certificate
  • A+/Network+ Certification Preparation Certificate
  • Accessible Web Design Certificate
  • Accounting Specialist Certificate
  • Additive Manufacturing Certificate
  • Basic Photography Certificate
  • Building Information Modeling Certificate
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing Certificate
  • Construction Business Principles Certificate
  • E-Commerce Web Design Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Electrical Systems Technology Certificate
  • Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate
  • Electronics Technology Certificate
  • Fundamentals of Sustainability Certificate
  • General Culinary Arts Certificate
  • General Hospitality Certificate
  • Industrial Automation Certificate
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology Certificate
  • Information Systems Fundamentals Certificate
  • Interactive Web Design Certificate
  • Medical Insurance Coding and Reimbursement Certificate
  • Mobile Web Design Certificate
  • Pre-Allied Health Certificate
  • Pre-Business Transfer Certificate
  • Producing for Video and Media Arts Certificate
  • Promotion Methods Certificate
  • Scriptwriting Certificate
  • Sound Production Certificate
  • Studio Photography Certificate
  • Supervision Certificate
  • Surveying Certificate
  • University Computer Science Preparation Certificate
  • Video Editing Certificate
  • Videography Certificate
  • Visual Communication for Graphic Design Certificate
  • Web Design Tools Certificate
  • Web Page Authoring Certificate