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Cohort Programs


Get Started Now! Applying is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Step 1: Gain Admissions

  • Complete application for admission online at www.pstcc.edu/admissions.
  • Complete a Cohort Program Application and email it to clevans@pstcc.edu.
  • Make an appointment with Celeste Evans, Cohorts and Certificate Programs Specialist at clevans@pstcc.edu or call 865.539.7381.
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED scores.
  • Submit all official college transcripts.
  • Submit Hepatitis B immunization form and measles/mumps/rubella/chicken pox immunization form as necessary.

Step 2:  Apply for Financial Aid

  • All degree-seeking students should apply for financial aid, which includes scholarships.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at http://www.pstcc.edu/financial_aid.

Step 3:  Submit Test Scores or Take Entrance Test

  • New students must submit valid ACT/SAT scores—valid tests must have been earned within the past three years prior to the first day of class.
  • Students with scores below the minimum score on ACT/SAT must take entrance test(s).
  • Students with college-level transfer credit in English and math do not have to take entrance test(s).
  • To schedule an entrance test(s), call 865.694.6454.