Main Profile

At A Glance

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers is an Associate's college with 345 students located in Chattanooga, TN.

23
Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

Contact

Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers's Full Profile

Also Consider

Also Consider

Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 345
Gender 16% Male / 84% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 69% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 61%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 35%
Asian 0%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Libraries
  • Remedial Coursework

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Medical Office Management/Administration (38%), Medical/Clinical Assistant (27%), Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (25%), Dental Assisting/Assistant (9%), Legal Assistant/Paralegal (0%), Criminal Justice/Safety Studies (0%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Assistants
Assist dentist, set up equipment, prepare patient for treatment, and keep records.

A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Associates

A program that focuses on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. Includes instruction in criminal law and policy, police and correctional systems organization, the administration of justice and the judiciary, and public attitudes regarding criminal justice issues.

Job Opportunities:

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.

Associates

A program that focuses on the design, implementation, and management of linked systems of computers, peripherals, and associated software to maximize efficiency and productivity, and that prepares individuals to function as network specialists and managers at various levels. Includes instruction in operating systems and applications; systems design and analysis; networking theory and solutions; types of networks; network management and control; network and flow optimization; security; configuring; and troubleshooting.

Job Opportunities:

Computer Systems Analysts
Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Information Security Analysts
Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Computer Network Architects
Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Computer Network Support Specialists
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Administration & Faculty

Director William G Faour
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 14
Student : Faculty Ratio 18 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 28 : 71
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
22
Selectivity

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $19,564 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $19,566
$30K-$48K $22,429

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $9,240, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $9,240 Same as On-Campus
Fees $25 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $9,549
Books $3,000 $3,000
Total (before financial aid) $12,265 $21,814

Students Receiving Aid

69% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 69% $5,936
Federal Scholarships/Grants 69% $5,113
Pell Grants 69% $5,113
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 17% $1,110
Student Loans 69% $5,936

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.chattanoogacollege.edu.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.chattanoogacollege.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

28% of students graduated on time.

64% of students graduated in six years.

70% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

Rankings

WalletHub

#168 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
Questions about Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers

Want more info about Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers? Get free advice from education experts and Noodle community members.

  • Answer