Located in Gallatin, Tennessee, the Volunteer State Community College is a public college that operates in over twelve Tennessee counties including Clay, Jackson, and Putnam. The college offers two year programs after which students can transfer to institutions of higher learning.
Vol State, as the college is locally known, offers programs leading to associate degrees and certificates. In addition to these, students can also opt for continuing education programs, which are available through online self paced lessons and classroom teaching.
There are five academic divisions at the college:
Dual enrollment programs at Vol State ensure that students can earn college credits while still in high school. Most dual enrollment programs are taught by the college faculty who travel to local high schools to deliver lectures.
The Honors program is designed to help students with further education at institutions where Honor programs are offered. Benefits of the program include participation in scholarship programs and a netbook computer.
Continuing education programs are available in fields of workforce development, small business development and healthcare training. Students can also enroll in evening and weekend classes for courses in fitness, home management, and music.