College Credit in High School

Earn College Credit in High School

By choosing to participate in college courses in high school, 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 future career options, and save money.

PTCC offers a variety of college credit in high school programs aimed at increasing access to post-secondary education for our region’s high school students.

Virtual Information Sessions

PTCC will be offering four virtual information sessions for students interested in learning more about College Credit in High School programs at PTCC. These sessions will provide an overview of the ways in which students can earn college credit while in high school (PSEO, ITV, Concurrent Enrollment, and Early Middle College), discuss what it takes to be a successful college student, review eligibility requirements, FERPA information, and much more. The intended outcome of these sessions is to provide students and their parents/guardians with the information that they need to make an informed choice regarding participating in college courses in high school.

  • Wednesday, March 10, 6:00PM
  • Tuesday, March 30, 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, April 14, 6:00PM
  • Tuesday, May 4, 6:00PM

Please click the link to join the webinar:

Virtual Application Assistance Sessions

PTCC will be hosting several application assistance sessions for students who plan on taking college credit in high school during the 2021-2022 academic year. The sessions will be scheduled on Wednesdays from 1-3PM on the dates below. 

  • March 24
  • March 31
  • April 28
  • May 5
  • May 19

Click here to register for a session

College Credit in High School Programs

As a high school student, there are several options for you to obtain college credit in high school, prior to graduation.  


Earn college credit in high school by enrolling in PTCC courses on-campus or online.


Pine Academies

Pine Academies are a series of courses focused on specific careers or areas of interest and are designed to give students a jump start on their college education and explore future career options.

Concurrent Enrollment

Earn College credit by enrolling in college courses taugh your high school by college-approved high school teachers.

Early Middle College

For students enrolled in a state-approved alternative learning center, this program allows students to earn college credit while working towards a postsecondary degree or credential.

To learn more about earning college credit in high school, contact Jodie Klinkhammer or Kierstan Peck.


Jodie Klinkhammer
K-12 Partnership Coordinator

Kierstan Peck
Director of Student Success