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?
- Download your Articulated College Credit record at any time after you have completed your high school ACC course.
- Bring the ACC record 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 ACC record 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. Visit the Schools/Courses page to see what high schools offer ACC.