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Across all seven of our campuses, including online, you’ll find an enormous variety of academic offerings. Full-time student? Part-time student? Coming back to school after years off? No matter your background, our faculty and staff can help you find the right program that fits your goals — and support you all the way through.

Find the Right Program

Dive right in and view all of our 80+ programs. Here, you can find a simple and straightforward list of everything we offer – and see what's best for you.

Browse our degrees and certificates by our five programs of study – broad divisions that include business, English, healthcare, STEM, and social sciences. See which area interests you and then drill down in that area.

Many Backgrounds. One Community.

Nashville State Community College Profiles
I know professors are very understanding a lot of the time especially here at Nashville State because that's what you see most of the time — the foreign students coming to Nashville State to get their education or students from immigrant parents who didn't really get this opportunity.
If you’re looking to improve your English, look no further. Our English as a Second Language program is only one reason why we’re one of the best community colleges in Tennessee. You will find dedicated ESL teachers who want you to succeed. And a program that helps you get there.

Academic Options for Everyone



Lots of Flexibility

Technical certificates. Transfer degrees. Career readiness degrees. Find the right program for you, and study in the right place for you.

Hit the Ground Sprinting


Hone Your Skills

Our workforce training programs, around for more than 30 years, includes programs for businesses and working people looking to level up their skills. Find out how.

Travel the World

From London to South Korea to the Galapagos Island, you can take your pick of a number of international places to study through our statewide partnership.

Succeed in the Classroom

As one of the best community colleges in Tennessee, our staff and faculty give you all the support you need to succeed. Whether it’s finding a tutor or being pushed to thrive in our Honors program, we are here to help you reach your goals.
Student in the Library
Need help from a tutor, or a structured place to study and do your testing? Find it through our numerous support staff and study locations.
Students in class
Making the Dean’s List or the President’s List is a huge accomplishment. We applaud all of our outstanding students for the effort you all put in.
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Challenge yourself by committing to our Honors program. Not only will you get the chance to participate in extracurricular activities, but you’ll also be recognized in your transcripts and at graduation for your extra efforts.

Academic Resources

Don’t miss a deadline. Find all of the important dates you’ll need for our fall, spring, and summer semesters.

See all of the details on all of the courses at one of the best community colleges in Tennessee.

Did you know there are certain types of credits that state schools in Tennessee require? Find out more about these core requirements.

Before you walk across the stage, make sure you check all of the final boxes. Find out how to apply for graduation, get your evaluation, and get your diploma!