Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

Integrating Academic Planning With Regional Job Markets and Capital Investments
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From Volume 43 Number 2 | January–March 2015
By Woody Giles
Planning Types: Academic Planning

The technical education system in Tennessee has received significant accolades for its students’ high completion and job placement rates. Key to this success is an integrated approach to planning that links academic programs to strong employment sectors in the region each campus serves. The 2014 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Statewide Master Plan combines regional job market analysis with input from faculty and administrators to generate recommendations for capital investments that respond to real needs in the local economy and ensure student success on campus and after graduation.

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