Nashville State Community College
Situated in a 109-acre campus in Nashville, Tennessee, the Nashville State Community College is a regionally-accredited two-year community college under the auspices of the Tennessee Board of Regents. The college serves seven counties in Middle Tennessee, encompassing Cheatham, Dickson, Davidson, Humphreys, Houston, Montgomery, and Stewart Counties. It was established in 1970. NSCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Nashville State Community College offers around 50 majors of study for Associate Degrees, 12 certificate programs, and a number of continuing education courses. Programs include Business Management, Computer Accounting, Computer Networking Technology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Engineering Technology, Healthcare Management, Medical Informatics, Nursing, Office Administration, Police Science, Visual Communications, Web Technology, and many others.
Meanwhile, Technical Certificate programs are offered in 3-D Design and Graphics, Central Processing Technology, Computer-Aided Drafting, Early Childhood Education, Horticulture, Industrial Electrical Maintenance, Information Security, Music Technology, Photography, Surgical Technology, and other areas.
In addition to their academic life and learning at Nashville State Community College, students are encourage to enhance their social life, and network with their peers through various opportunities on campus. The Student Government Association is the representation of the student body at NSCC, and is a viable training ground for leadership and the democratic process.
Meanwhile, there are various student organizations and groups on campus that relate to different interests, groups, and backgrounds. These organizations have various activities designed to make the college learning experience more meaningful and enriching. Student organizations at NSCC include the ACCESS Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Dramatic Arts Society, Green Sleeves, Kappa Beta Delta, Karate Club, National Association of Legal Professionals, Phi Theta Kappa, Society of Photography Students, and other clubs.
The Career Services Office at Nashville State Community College exists to assist students and graduates with vital career and employment resources. Current students who are looking for full-time or part-time work are provided with placement assistance. Also, the Career Services Office has continuing partnerships with employers to connect them with job seekers.
Various Community Service opportunities also exist for students of Nashville State Community College. Several partner organizations and charities from the local area include the Agape Animal Rescue, Big Brother Big Sister, Cookeville Rescue Missions, Food Pantry, Habitat for Humanity, Hands On Nashville, Ladies of Charity, Meals on Wheels, Nashville Rescue Mission, New Beginnings Church, Operation Stand Down, Project C.U.R.E., Red Cross, Thrift Smart, and other organizations.
Online learning options are provided to enhance the learning experience, as well as to offer educational opportunities for students who may need more flexible options as far as schedule and locations are concerned. For busy professionals or homemakers, online courses are a great option for achieving their academic goals.
Workforce and Community Development programs are also available at Nashville State Community College, with educational programs and training solutions for individuals seeking professional advancement or personal enrichment. Continuing education courses available include training on Microsoft Office programs, Business Writing, Conflict Resolution, Exceptional Customer Service, Carpentry, Human Resource Development, and more.
Meanwhile, Corporate Training courses developed by Nashville State Community College include Industrial Maintenance, AutoCAD, Blueprint Reading, Computer and IT Training, Leadership and Management Training, and other solutions.