High School Programs
Earn College Credits in High School
ACC offers opportunities to earn college credit, train for in-demand careers, and even complete an ACC degree before your high school graduation! Visit austincc.edu/academic-and-career-programs/high-school-programs for more information.
To take college classes through ACC’s dual credit program, you must be a high school student residing in the ACC District service area. Prerequisites, admissions requirements, and specific course limits will apply. Contact your high school counselor and visit ACC Dual Credit at austincc.edu/academic-and-career-programs/high-school-programs/dual-credit-program for enrollment information.
Early College High School
To participate in an Early College High School (ECHS), which allows students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and an associate degree simultaneously, you must be in a high school district that operates early college high school programs. Contact your high school counselor and visit ACC Early College High School at austincc.edu/academic-and-career-programs/high-school-programs/early-college-high-school for enrollment information.
Career Academies are also available to Dual Credit students, which offer opportunities to earn an entry-level certificate that is recognized by area employers. Upon completion, you’ll be able to seek entry-level employment right away and enroll at Austin Community College to work toward an associate degree. Contact your high school counselor and visit ACC Career Academies at austincc.edu/academic-and-career-programs/high-school-programs/career-programs/career-academies for enrollment information.