222 W. Main St.
Kingsport, TN 37660

Northeast State at Kingsport serves as the center for higher education and workforce development in Downtown Kingsport. The campus consists of:

Kingsport Center for Higher Education (KCHE)

300 W. Market St.  
Kingsport, TN 37660

The KCHE consists of six institutions

This unique partnership allows the Center to offer courses and programs ranging from associate to doctoral degrees. The KCHE offers the core and prerequisite classes for associate degrees and certificate programs from Northeast State and select baccalaureate and graduate degrees from participating universities. You can complete an associate of arts or associate of science degree (University Parallel Program) and transfer directly into one of the senior institutions housed in the KCHE.

Blazier-Wilson Hall (BWH)

222 W. Main St.  
Kingsport, TN 37660

Blazier-Wilson Hall (BWH) houses services including admissions, business office, career services, academic and career counseling, COMPASS, ETS Proficiency Profile, TN eCampus (formerly RODP), and High School Equivalency testing, financial aid, students with disabilities, and tutoring.

Regional Center for Health Professions (RCHP)

300 W. Main St.
Kingsport, TN 37660
423.323.0248 (Health-Related programs)
423.354.5108 (Nursing program)

The Division of Health-Related Professions and the Division of Nursing are housed at the Regional Center for Health Professions (RCHP). The purpose of the Health-Related Professions Division is to provide instruction in

These programs prepare students to function in the role of a specialized healthcare provider. 

The Nursing program prepares individuals to become registered nurses. The associate degree graduate in Nursing is a generalist whose practice encompasses the interrelated roles of care provider, manager of care, and member of a comprehensive healthcare team.

Completion of these programs enables the student to take certification and/or licensure examinations required in these healthcare fields.

Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM)

305 W. Main St.
Kingsport, TN 37660

The Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing ( RCAM) is Northeast State’s primary off-campus facility for training a qualified workforce for the region’s manufacturing sector. Our 26,000-square-foot training facility features the latest simulators, flexible classrooms, and qualified instruction to help employees learn advanced manufacturing skills. RCAM courses may be used to fulfill requirements for associate of applied science degrees and/or technical certificate programs offered in the following areas:

In addition to academic programs, RCAM also offers customized training for our regional manufacturers.

Pal Barger Regional Center for Automotive Programs (RCAP)

337 W. Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37660

The Automotive Body/Collision Repair program at Northeast State prepares individuals for employment in the auto body industry for estimation of services, auto-body work, and painting. With the acquired skills and knowledge gained, individuals will be able to repair, reconstruct, refinish automotive bodies, and straighten vehicle frames and external features using state-of-the-art equipment and skills involving manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination. 

For more information about Northeast State at Kingsport, contact:
Jeff McCord
Vice President for Economic and Workforce Development


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