Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Athens works with businesses and industries to develop customized training programs to meet the training needs of employees, providing students with the exact skilled training needed to take the first step toward a successful career. TCAT-Athens offers a wide variety of two-year degrees and one-year certificates.
The Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology serve as the premier suppliers of workforce development throughout the State of Tennessee. The Colleges fulfill their mission by:
- Providing competency-based training through superior quality, traditional and distance learning instruction methods that qualify completers for employment and job advancement;
- Contributing to the economic and community development of the communities served by training and retraining employed workers;
- Ensuring that programs and services are economical and accessible to all residents of Tennessee; and
- Building relationships of trust with community, business, and industry leaders to supply highly skilled workers in areas of need.