South College announces expansion

Knoxville’s South College has announced that the college has received regulatory approval to expand to Nashville and has begun accepting students at the new learning site. The first quarter of classes begins April 10, 2017.

Approval for the Nashville campus as a learning site for South College has been approved by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. South College is an active participate of the Tennessee Promise and HOPE Scholarship programs.

“Nashville is a rapidly growing community with new opportunities for career advancement,” South College President Steve South said. “Nashville’s business boom is creating an even greater need for higher education opportunities. The city was a logical step forward to expand our high-quality educational programs to even more students in the state and help meet the need for a skilled workforce for new and growing businesses in Nashville.”

The Nashville learning site is conveniently located off Interstate 40 at 616 Marriott Drive. The building is approximately 48,000 square feet with modern classroom, laboratory and social spaces.

Nick South serves as Executive Director of the learning site. Previously, he served as Executive Director of South College’s Asheville learning site in North Carolina.

“I am excited to welcome Nashville students to our campus,” Nick South said. “South College’s small class size and personalized attention is designed for student success in the classroom and in the workforce. Our Nashville learning site will offer the latest in technology and an encouraging, welcoming environment for motivated students to achieve their professional goals.”

The Nashville learning site is now enrolling for the spring quarter, which begins April 10, 2017. All South College Nashville associate degree programs will be eligible for the Tennessee Promise program. The learning site will offer the following degree programs:

Business Administration – associate and bachelor’s degrees

Criminal Justice – associate and bachelor’s degrees

Sonography (Ultrasound)– associate and bachelor’s degrees

Radiography – associate and bachelor’s degrees

Accounting – associate degree

Health science (Pre-Pharm and Pre-Nursing) – associate degrees

Investigation and security – associate degree and certificate

Network administration and security – associate degree

To find out more information about South College Nashville and enrollment in its programs, visit www.southcollegetn.edu. South College is also seeking professionals interested in Admissions and Financial Aid positions, call 629-802-3000.