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Articulated College Credit — What it means to you

WHY explore opportunities through Articulated College Credit (ACC)?
Because Articulated College Credit (ACC) means:

  • Earn Technical or Community college credits (Articulated College Credit) in 10, 11, 12 grades
  • Stay in your own high school with your friends and the teachers you already know
  • Explore career opportunities through high school courses
  • Complete your college program sooner, save time and money
  • Choose a specific Technical or Community College career program or a major that may lead to transfer options to a university
For more information check with your high school guidance office.

HOW do I get Articulated College Credit (ACC)?

  • Click here and see what Articulated College Credit classes your high school is currently offering.
  • If these classes fit your interests and career goals, or if you want to explore the career field – choose one of these classes.
  • Then, ask your teacher how you can get Articulated College Credit.

WHAT do I do with the Articulated College Credit?

  • Keep the Articulated College Credit certificate(s) in a safe place until you are ready to register for college
  • Bring the certificate to one of the colleges listed and enroll in a career program or major
  • Check with the college records office as they may have a procedure to follow.

WHERE can I use the credit?

  • Bring your printed certificate and letter when registering at a college listed on your certificate to receive the credit(s) earned. Other colleges MAY honor the credits.
  • You must always check with the college or university of your choice for specific criteria in a program or major - not all credits will move into all programs or majors.

WHO is part of CTECreditMN – is my high school involved?

There are many Career and Technical Consortia across Minnesota. A consortium is a group of high schools and colleges who work together to provide students a link from high school to college.

The consortia high schools currently part of this web site are:

Dakota County Perkins Consortium includes:

Blue Sky Online Charter School Northfield High School
Dakota County Area Learning School/ISD 917 Randolph High School
Farmington High School Simley High School Inver Grove Heights
Hastings High School South St. Paul High School
Henry Sibley High School - West St. Paul

Dakota County Technical College

Great River Perkins Consortium includes:

Albany Monticello
Annandale Ogilvie
Becker Paynesville
Big Lake Rockford
Buffalo ROCORI
Delano Royalton
Foley St. Cloud Apollo
Great River Education Center St. Cloud Area Learning Center-West
Holdingford St. Cloud Tech
Howard Lake/Waverly/Winsted St. Michael-Albertville
Kimball Sartell
Maple Lake Sauk Centre
Melrose Sauk Rapids-Rice High School
Milaca Wright Technical Center

St. Cloud Technical & Community College

The Hennepin West Consortium includes:

Brooklyn Center Osseo
Eden Prairie Osseo Area Learning Center
Fridley Park Center
Hopkins Robbinsdale Cooper
Intermediate District 287 Robbinsdale Armstrong
Maple Grove St. Louis Park
Minnetonka Wayzata

North Hennepin Community College
Hennepin Technical College

NE Metro Perkins Consortium includes:

Centennial North St.Paul
Century College Park
Chisago Lakes Roseville
Columbia Heights St. Anthony
Forest Lake Spring Lake Park
Fridley Stillwater
Irondale Tartan
Mahtomedi White Bear Lake
Mounds View Woodbury
North Branch

Oak Land Education Partnership includes:

Andover Elk River
Anoka Ivan Sand Community School
Blaine Princeton
Cambridge-Isanti Rogers
Champlin Park St. Francis
Coon Rapids STEP
Crossroads Alternative Zimmerman

Anoka Technical College
Anoka Ramsey Community College

Southwest Metro Consortium includes:

Belle Plaine High School Mound Westonka High School
Carver-Scott Educational Co-op New Prague High School
Central High School, Norwood-Young America Orono High School
Chanhassen High School Prior Lake High School
Chaska High School Richfield High School
Edina High School Shakopee High School
Jefferson High School, Bloomington Waconia High School
Jordan High School Watertown-Mayer High School
Kennedy High School, Bloomington

Normandale Community College

For more information contact us.