Education - Advanced Training
Volunteer State Community College, popularly known as Vol State, offers more than 100 programs in six major divisions: Business and Technology, Humanities, Nursing, Math and Science, Social Science and Education, and Health Sciences. The public, two-year school has been in operation for more than 50 years.
The College offers the associate of arts and associate of science transfer degrees in more than 40 areas of emphasis. More than 25 programs offer the associate of applied science degree, designed for direct entry into the workforce. Additional technical certificate programs require less than two years of study and are designed for specific career fields.
Classes are held at the main campus in Gallatin, with degree-earning center at Vol State in Livingston. Off-campus learning sites include locations in Springfield and Cookeville. Online courses are also a fast-growing part of the College academic line-up. More than 8,800 credit-seeking students are enrolled in the average fall semester.
The College offers Workforce Development programs and courses for professional development. Community events and activities extend the campus reach. There are many music, art, and cultural programs open to the public throughout the school year.