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Pellissippi State offers a variety of educational opportunities to meet the needs of student interests. The College is especially committed to providing new students with experiences that recognize their unique and diverse needs and maximize their opportunities to succeed. This commitment is articulated in Pellissippi State’s statement of Philosophy for the First Year of College.

For complete information on all of our programs and pathways, please view the Pellissippi State Community College’s Catalog.

A.A.S. Academic Programs

Pellissippi State intends to prepare its graduates to move directly into careers with an Associates of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree or by transferring into baccalaureate degree programs at four-year colleges and universities as knowledgeable, thoughtful citizens who are prepared to contribute to their communities.

Career Communities

Still Undecided? Exploring our Career Communities can help you to determine which academic pathway is best for you. With Career Communities, we organize similar academic disciplines together to help you discover a rewarding career or prepare you for transfer to a four-year bachelor’s program.

Prior Learning Assessment

Prior Learning Assessment can allow you to gain academic credit for skills and knowledge you’ve already learned. 
Learn more about how you can earn college credit for what you know.