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:

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).