College Credit in High School
Central Lakes College (CLC) is committed to providing high quality educational experiences and access to learners still enrolled in high school. Earning college credit while in high school can allow a student to receive a rigorous education, orientation towards the college experience, and save them money in future tuition cost savings. High school students may earn college credit through Central Lakes College by choosing one or more of the following options:
College in the Schools (CIS): Students participate in concurrently enrolled courses offered by their local high school taught by their high school instructors in collaboration with CLC Faculty mentors and receive college credit. A listing of our current high school partners can be found here
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO): Students participate in college courses at one of Central Lakes College’s campuses or online and are taught by CLC instructors to receive college credit.
Advanced Standing Articulation Agreements: Students can earn college credit in CLC career and technical programs for specific technical courses completed at their high school.
Credit for Prior Learning: Students earn college credit and through successfully passing an exam to establish competency in the course(s). Accepted exams include Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and International Baccalaureate (IB)
In addition, CLC partners with Bridges Career Academies and Workplace Connection to provide high school students work force exploration and preparation for regional high skill, high demand careers. More information can be found on their website