College Credit in High School

If you’re a current high school student, you’ve come to the right place. Wisconsin’s Technical Colleges are geared to help you find Career & Technical Education to fulfill your potential, even while in high school. You can take college courses while in high school through Dual Credit (see Advanced Standing and Transcripted Credit in the table below) or begin a college program while in high school with Youth Options or Youth Apprenticeship.

College Credit  in High School Who teaches the course? How is credit granted? Cost for tuition?
Articulation agreement needed? Lead contact for questions
Advanced Standing High school teacher Credit activated by enrolling in technical college program None Yes Ann Westrich
Wisconsin Technical College System
Transcripted Credit High school teacher with technical college mentor Appears on a technical college transcript None Yes Ann Westrich
Wisconsin Technical College System
Youth Options/Early College Technical college instructor Appears on H.S. transcript; can be activated much like Advanced Standing
None Yes, application and contract Kevin Miller Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction
Youth Apprenticeship High school teacher Appears on a technical college transcript None Contract Amelia Phillips Wisconsin Dept. of Workforce Develop.
38.14 Contract Technical college instructor Appears on a technical college transcript None Contract Ann Westrich
Wisconsin Technical College System

If you have questions about any of these opportunities, email the lead contact in the right column or reach out to a Career Prep Coordinator at one of our colleges.