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High School Concurrent
High School Concurrent
Get a head start on your college education while still in high school! Choose from a variety of concurrent courses and take them online, at your high school, at NWACC or at the Secondary Career Center. College credit earned by completing concurrent courses can be applied toward a technical certificate, an associate degree or be transferred to a four-year university – saving you time and money.
Connect with your high school advisor or NWACC’s High School Relations Office to discuss your concurrent enrollment eligibility and which academic path is right for you.
- Enrolled in grades 9-12
- High school cumulative GPA of 3.0
- Appropriate placement scores on the ACT, Accuplacer Next Generation, Accuplacer Classic, ASPIRE 10 or SAT
- Approval from high school counselor or a parent or guardian (if homeschooled)
Concurrent Academic Pathways
→ Earn College Credit - Get a head start on your general education courses such as algebra, computer information systems, English composition, public speaking, psychology, film arts and more. Begin the application process and connect with your high school counselor.
→ Earn an Associate Degree - Complete an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Transfer Degree by taking required
general education courses and electives that can transfer to a four-year institution
after you graduate high school. View associate degrees.
→ Earn a Technical Certificate - Earn college credit toward an industry-recognized certificate in a technical program such as culinary arts, dental assistant, certified nursing assistant, criminal justice and more. View technical programs.
→ Connect with your high school advisor or NWACC’s High School Relations Office to discuss which concurrent academic path is for you.
Learn about NWACC's concurrent high school application and admission process, how to register for concurrent courses and next steps.
View a number of technical concurrent programs where you can earn college credit toward an industry-recognized certificate in a specialized field.
Learn how to save time and money by earning an associate degree while in high school and then transferring it to a four-year university after you graduate.
View updated information on tuition, fees, payment plans, deadlines and how to pay, as well as NWACC's withdrawal policy.
High school counselors can access resources designed to assist with the submission of concurrent student applications, test scores and more.
Handbook & Policies
Learn about NWACC's policies and procedures related to admissions, attendance, grades, credits, conduct, drop/withdrawal, deadlines and more.