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.

Information Sessions

PTCC will be offering several on-campus and 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.

Virtual Sessions: 6:00-7:00PM
Link to Join:

  • Feb. 16
  • March 9
  • March 16

On-campus Sessions: 4:00-5:30PM
Click here to register!  Select "College Credit in High School"

  • Feb. 2
  • Feb. 16
  • March 16

Virtual Application Assistance Sessions: 1:00-2:30PM
Link to Join:

  • March 23
  • April 6
  • April 27
  • May 4
  • May 18

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 Affairs