Northeast State Community College
is a public comprehensive community college
based in Blountville
, offering technical education and college transfer programs in Blountville and at teaching sites in Elizabethton
, and Kingsport
. The school strives to tailor its programs and services to meet the special needs of a diverse student body that numbers more than 6,000.
Northeast State offers associate degrees in more than 50 programs of study, which can be transferred to a number of local and regional four-year colleges and universities. The school also offers associate of applied science degrees in more than 30 programs of study, such as business management, nursing, computer science, criminal justice, and office administration technology that prepare students for immediate entry into the workplace. In addition, Northeast State offers academic and technical certificates in more than a dozen areas of study.
Northeast State also offers a large program in continuing education and professional development courses. These programs help students update and hone work skills and aid companies with workforce development.
Classes are available during the day or night, and some are offered on weekends. In addition, Northeast State offers a variety of online and alternative delivery courses.
Northeast State began as Tri-Cities State Area Vocational-Technical School in 1966 under the governance of the... Read More