Start your career in one year or less with our Process Operator technical certificate. Here, you will learn to work as part of a team that plans, analyzes, and controls the creation of products from the raw materials all the way up to distribution to customers. 

Technical Certificate

This certificate will provide you with the practical skills and hands-on experience needed for a career as a Process Operator.


Two years


About $3,411 total in tuition and fees.


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After Nashville State

You’re ready for the workforce! Find a career in a variety of industries such as chemical, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, power generation, pulp and paper refining, and wastewater treatment. Ask Career Services for help as you begin your job search.


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Campus Availability: The majority of Process Operator courses are only offered on our Clarksville and Humphreys County campuses. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Credit for What You Know

You may be eligible to earn college credit based on the experience you already have. This experience could come from your job, the military, and more.


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Yvonne Anderson

Secretary III

Room K-240A, White Bridge Campus

Johannah Williams

Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Room K-240B, White Bridge Campus


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Danny Sensing

Director, Process Control Technology