Degrees and Certificates


COTC offers some career-ready associate degrees and certificates in full at the Knox campus. Individual general education courses for COTC’s 50+ programs or transfer-friendly credit to other state universities are also available. Plus, high school students participate in our College Credit Plus program earning transfer-friendly associate degrees – some finishing before they earn their high school diploma – and saving thousands on their college tuition.

Career-ready Associate Degrees

Gain the skills for a new career or career advancement with an associate degree:

Career-ready Certificates

Gain the job skills for a career in one or two semesters. COTC certificates also count toward an associate degree, helping students advance on a long-term career path with a short-term commitment:

College Credit Plus

Through a partnership with Knox County public schools, high school students can complete COTC’s transfer-friendly Associate of Science before they earn their diploma. Many graduates go on to universities, starting as a junior, to complete a bachelor’s degree in half the time and at half the cost.

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