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Early College Credit

High school students, did you know you can get a head start on college by earning college credit in high school? Building a career pathway will help you prepare for a career that matches your interests and abilities.

Options include Dual Credit, Advanced Standing, Youth Options and Youth Apprenticeship.

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Get College Credit in High School

Dual Credit / Transcripted Credit

Do the Dual! If you enroll in a Dual Credit FVTC course at your high school, you can earn high school credit and technical college credit at the same time.

Find out what college courses your high school offers:

Dual/Transcripted Credit by High School (PDF)

Advanced Standing

Take a high school course that matches a Fox Valley Tech course. If you complete the course with a B (3.0) or above, you become eligible to receive advanced standing after enrolling at FVTC.

Advanced Standing Courses by High School (PDF)

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Youth Options

If you're a high school junior or senior in good academic standing, you can earn credit toward a high school diploma as well as a technical college degree. Youth Options is only available during the spring and fall semesters. You must apply by March 1 for the fall semester or by October 1 for the spring semester, and all Youth Options requests must have prior approval from your guidance department. 

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Youth Apprenticeship

Youth Apprenticeship is offered through CESA 6 and provides high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to prepare for a career while still in high school. The Youth Apprenticeship program is a rigorous one- or two-year elective program that combines academic and technical instruction with on-the-job learning.

For More Information:

Office of K-12 Partnerships

Mary Hansen, Director
920-735-2507 |

Tess Woods
920-735-2563 |