College Credit in High School

Welcome to the College Credit in High School (CCHS) program at Pine Technical and Community College!

We are very excited that you have chosen to begin or continue your college expericen with us. By choosing to particiapte in college courses, you are making an important decision that will have a positive impact on your future. When you enroll in college courses in high school, you can get a jump start on your college education, explore for future careers, and save money. 

Pine offers a variety of College Credit in High School programs aimed at increasing access to post-secondary edcuation for our region. Click on one of the programs below for more information.

 

Traditional PSEO

Earn high school and college credit by enrolling in college courses offered on campus or online.

Concurrent Enrollment

Earn high school and college credity by enrolling in college coruses taught by your own high school teacher, without leaving your high school.

Credit for Prior Learning (AP and IB Options)

Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses are offered at many high schools and provide a rigorous curriculum that prepares students to take college level courses. Students who achieve a 3 or higher on an Advanced Placement test can have that score evaluated by a college or university for a college credit. Students who attain an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma shall be granted six (6) lower division course credits for scores of 4 or higher on each Higher Level IB examinations and two (2) lower division course credits for scores of 4 or higher on each Standard Level IB examination will be awarded college credit at any MnSCU college or university.

Get Started!

  • Talk with your high school counselor or home school coordinator to determine if PSEO is a good fit for you.
  • Submit the following completed forms to the Admissions office.
  • Have your school counselor or home school coordinator send your high school transcript directly to:
    PSEO Admissions
    Pine Technical & Community College
    900 Fourth St SE
    Pine City, MN 55063
  • Contact the Admissions office at 800-521-7463 to schedule an appointment for Assessment Testing and Orientation.

Accuplacer Assessment Test

Students take the college's assessment test (Accuplacer) and must meet college-level readiness requirements to qualify for PSEO. Students testing into remedial or developmental courses are not eligible for the program.

Accuplacer Study App

Chromebook Policy Guidelines

Courses and Credits

  • Select courses that fulfill courses required for high school graduation and share that schedule with your high school counselor
  • You may enroll in one or more courses but your college credits cannot exceed what is considered full-time in high school
  • If you plan to transfer PSEO credits to another college after high school graduation contact Student Affairs Office, or call 320.629.5117, for transfer assistance.