Jun 20, 2024  
2022-2023 CATALOG 

TCAT - Wilder-Naifeh Technical Skills Grant

Adults of any age and recent high school grads can qualify to earn valuable job skills! Fees to attend ChattState’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) are among the lowest of any college in the state, and out-of-state students do not pay additional fees!

  • Study any of the many technical career programs offered at Chattanooga State’s Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)
  • Enroll full or part-time (Some evening programs available.)
  • No high school diploma or GED required for most programs
  • No minimum GPA or GED score required

Call (423) 697-4781 or (423) 697-3283 to learn about the simple application process!


These excellent programs will have you career-ready in as little as one year!

All Wilder-Naifeh Grant programs are available at TCAT on ChattState’s main campus off Amnicola Highway.
Additionaly, select programs are offered at the * Kimball, ** Dayton, or *** Hixson locations where noted.


HS Diploma or GED - NOT Required

  • Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • Aesthetics
  • Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair
  • Commercial Truck Driving (** / ***)
  • Computer Operations Technology
  • Cosmetology Instructor (* / not eligible for financial aid)
  • Diesel Equipment Mechanics
  • Industrial Electricity
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Industrial Maintenance Technician
  • Landscape & Turf Management
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Motorcycle & Marine Service Technology
  • Welding (**)


HS Diploma or GED - Required

  • Cosmetology (*)
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology