High School Degree Pathways

High School Degree Pathways

​​High school students have the opportunity to earn a certificate and/or an associate degree while they are in high school.

COTC has established pathways high school students can consider.

Graduate from high school with an Associates Degree.

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
Students interested in completing general education coursework with the intention of attending a 4-year college or university can complete an associate of arts or associate of science degree and will potientally have the first two years of a bachelors degree complete. 


COTC has partnered with Knox County Career Center to give students an opportunity to complete an Office Administration Certificate and an Associate Degree in Business Management Technology.

Student studying

For more information contact:

Nicole Thompson

Check out the certificate and degree programs COTC has to offer so you can get an early start!