High School Options

Are you a high-school student looking to get a jump-start on your college credits?

SCTCC offers dual-enrollment options for students wanting to earn college credit while still in high school.

The benefits of dual-enrollment options include:

  • Explore career options
  • Save money on college tuition, fees, and books
  • Meet new people
  • Get a jump-start on your future

Get a jump-start on your college career! Participate in special programs, take classes at your high school, or, come to the SCTCC campus and attend regular college classes.

The best way to get started is to talk to your high school guidance counselor and review the helpful links below.

Post Secondary Enrollment Option

Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) offers high school students the opportunity to take courses at eligible post-secondary institutions. Students must meet the admissions requirements of the post-secondary institution, but do not pay for tuition, fees, or books. Students earn high school credit AND college credit for courses.

Discovery Academy

Discovery Academy is a high school initiative of SCTCC in partnership with central Minnesota high schools. Students take technically-oriented college courses in a high school setting. Courses are taught by St. Cloud Technical & Community College instructors or specifically trained high school teachers. All courses are credit-based and earn a college transcript if completed successfully. Students do not pay for tuition, fees, or books.

Articulated College Credit

Articulated college credit provides educational pathways into SCTCC's college programs. Students participate in college-level course work in their high school to earn a certificate that transfers to SCTCC. Articulated college credit helps students become more prepared fo the college environment, as well as saving families time and money.  Students do not pay for tuition, fees, or books.

Enroll today!