High School Dual Credit
Every year, thousands of Wisconsin high school students earn college credits through the state's technical colleges. By taking courses that count toward both your high school and college requirements, you can save significant time and money.
Five Ways to Get a Head Start at WCTC:
- WCTC Excelerate
- Dual Enrollment Academy
- Start College Now
- Transcripted Credits/Advanced Standing
- Youth Apprenticeships
Dual Credit Options at a Glance
|Grades Eligible||Learning Location||How You'll Earn Credits||Great Choice If You...|
|WCTC Excelerate||11-12||WCTC||Earn a WCTC associate degree, technical diploma or certificate||Have a clear career plan and are ready to pursue a college program|
|Dual Enrollment Academy||11-12||WCTC||Earn up to 30 college credits and an industry-recognized credential||Want to explore an in-demand career area with fellow high school students|
|Start College Now||11-12||WCTC||Earn college and high school credits simultaneously||Want to take college classes at WCTC during high school|
|Transcripted Credit||9-12||High school||Earn college and high school credits simultaneously||Want to earn college credit by taking classes at your own school|
How to Apply Your Credits at WCTC
Credits earned through the Dual Enrollment Academy, Start College Now and Transcripted Credits will be listed on both your high school transcript and WCTC transcript.
Credits earned through Advanced Standing courses and Youth Apprenticeships will be listed only on your high school transcript. To determine your eligibility for transfer credit, contact Admissions (Advanced Standing) or Credit for Prior Learning (Youth Apprenticeships).