Knoxville TN Campus
8415 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919 · 865-539-2011
Details and History
Centrally located near I-40/75, the Knoxville campus is easily accessible via the KAT bus line. The campus resides in an area of economic and community development focused on the creation of high-quality jobs, enabling our graduates to explore career opportunities in a wide range of businesses.
National College has helped working adults in the Knoxville area achieve their education goals since 2003 and continues to build on its reputation with local employers for its skilled graduates.
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National College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and offers degrees and diplomas in medical, business, and technology fields such as:
The key to our success is a faculty of industry-leading professionals. Drawing on personal insights, our instructors provide students with a real-world perspective to prepare them for success in well-defined fields of employment.
At National College we emphasize individual attention for our students, from enrollment to graduation with frequent and helpful faculty interaction every step of the way. Our class sizes are smaller, with an average of 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.
7 faculty listed below
Our Faculty at a Glance
Department Chair - General Education
Clare Borsari has experience teaching and tutoring math to students of all ages and abilities. During her master's program she gained additional proficiency at the college level in her position as a teaching assistant for several math-intensive architecture classes. She has a particular focus on adult math literacy issues. Clare holds a Bachelor of Science degree in math education and a Master of Architecture degree. She is an instructor at the National College of Business & Technology Knoxville Campus, where she also serves as department chair for general education.
BA, CPhT, LPBT
Kimberly Cardwell has worked as a pharmacy technician at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine for 13 years and gained previous experience as a phlebotomist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychololgy and is a licensed phlebotomist and a certified pharmacy technician. Kimberly is currently an instructor of pharmacology courses at the National College of Business & Technology Knoxville Campus.
BA, CMBS, COC
Janelle Cox is a graduate of Central Bible College and has been a licensed minister for 32 years. She began a career in the medical field 13 years ago and has worked every level of clerical medical outpatient. In 2013, she earned her first Certified Medical Billing Specialist (CMBS) certification; shortly after in 2014, she acquired her Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) certification and her ICD-10 proficiency certification. Janelle works in the private sector as a lead coder for a local OB/GYN group and a coder for an optical association. Janelle has taught in Lithuania, Ukraine, Uganda, and the Black Foot Reservation. She is an instructor at the Knoxville Campus.
Curt Hall has over 35 years of experience in Human Resource Management as a Generalist with broad areas of responsibility. He is active in the Society for Human Resource Management both locally and regionally. Curt has been the recipient of two major HR awards. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and a Master of Science degree in education. Curt has been an instructor at the Knoxville Campus of National College since 2006.
Walter Matyczyk Jr
Walter Matyczyk Jr. holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and has been an accounting professional since 1985. For the past 25 years, he has been employed with the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent responsible for the auditing of tax returns. He has also been an instructor of accounting & business courses since 1996, having joined National College of Business & Technology's Knoxville Campus in 2007.
Ph.D., MBA, B.A., A.A.
Dr. Brad Sauls, Ph.D., is an East Tennessee native and a Marine Corps veteran. He served 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, from 1999-2003, and was actively deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 as a radio operator/communications chief. He was combat decorated with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat Valor. He also holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Social Sustainability from Colorado Technical University. He has worked in the Environmental field for 8 years as an Environmental Consultant and an Environmental Coordinator. His main specialty in Environmental Science is in Ocean and Marine Species Conservation. Dr. Sauls teaches Environmental Science, Microsoft Office courses, and various business courses at the Knoxville Campus.
MS Ed., BS
Amber Warner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, and a Master of Education degree in educational psychology from Purdue University, with a specialization in student motivation and science education. Before coming to National, she was field test coordinator for nation-wide testing of science curricula at the University of California Berkeley. She has been an instructor at National since 2014, teaching English and Psychology courses.
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Career Services and Employer Partnerships
At National College, the success of our students is always priority number one.
National College knows that transitioning from being a student to becoming a working professional requires more than just a good education, and that the process of helping you find a great career opportunities begins long before you enter our doors. The academic leaders at National College work with local employers to ensure that our programs align with careers of today and the future.
We will assist you with creating goals and exploring career options. No matter where you are in your career, you will always have access to the full range of services. Here are a few of the many services we offer:
- Mock interviews
- Business etiquette training
- DVD, books, and magazines on conducting your job search
- Coaching on dressing for success
- Assistance with writing resumes and cover letters
- Tips on researching potential employers
- Access to current local job openings
“National College students assisting in quality patient care at ETMG, either during their externship or as a hired employee, bring with them a great deal of training, education, and skill.”
Map / Directions for Knoxville TN, TN Campus
Directions to the Knoxville TN location:
From Interstate 40/75, Take Exit 379A from the east, turning left and crossing over the Interstate, then at the next intersection, turn right on Kingston Pike and another short right at our sign.
Coming from the west, use exit 379 (Bridgewater), go through one red light and at the second red light (Walker Springs Rd.) turn right, then left onto Kingston Pike and left into the College.
On the KAT bus line, route 11A has a stop at the Gallaher View/Kingston Pike intersection.