Pellissippi State Technical Community College is an institution with a central campus near downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, and three other campuses nearby. The school offers technical associate degrees and institutional certificates. Pellissippi specializes in preparing students for transfer to four-year universities, and has Articulation Agreements with over a dozen other schools, including Austin Peay University, Middle Tennessee State University, the University of Memphis, and the University of Tennessee.
Business and Computer Technology, Education, English, Engineering and Media Technologies, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and Transitional Skills comprise Pellissippi’s eight different academic departments. The college also has thirteen technical programs, including Computer Accounting, Hospitality, Management, Marketing, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Integrated Drafting and Design Technology, Computer Science and Information Technology, Early Childhood Education, Electrical Engineering Technology, General Technology, Interior Design Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Media Technologies, Office Systems Technology, Paralegal Studies, and Security Engineering and Administration Technician.
Pellissippi also has a very extensive online learning program, with many different opportunities available to students. Those with a computer with a graphic interface can take courses on the web. Moreover, the college offers hybrid classes, which is a combination of Internet learning and actual classroom teaching. There are also courses taught with videotape and two-way audio/video.