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.