TSTC partners with more than 100 high schools across Texas to provide premium technical dual enrollment opportunities -- without the benefit of state funding.
Due to our statewide presence, the expertise of our credentialed instructors and our strong industry relationships, we are able to design programs to meet the technical dual enrollment needs of your high school. Our partnerships with school districts help to fill the workforce needs of Texas. We are committed to our district partnerships, that together we might provide students with strong options for their future.
TSTC stands ready to serve your district's technical dual enrollment needs.
Watch how Connally Career Tech Early College High School in Waco benefits from technical dual enrollment with TSTC.
Allows high school students to take college courses and earn simultaneous college and high school credit in a technical program.
Technical dual enrollment courses can be taken:
On a high school campus with college credentialed high school instructors.
Onsite at one of our 10 TSTC campuses.
Online through distance learning.
Shortened time to earn a Certificate 1, Certificate 2 or Associate of Applied Science degree after high school graduation when student enrolls full time at TSTC.
Saves tuition money.
Expands the variety of classes available to high school students.
Allows for easier transition into college.
Builds student confidence.
Acclimates students to college courses within a supportive environment.
Concurrent enrollment means that while still in high school, a student is also enrolled in one or more courses at a college.
Dual-Enrollment also sometimes referred to as dual credit allows students to earn college and high school credit at the same time. TSTC works with high schools to develop partnership agreements to ensure seamless alignment of high school and college courses.
Under Dual Enrollment:
High school students are considered college students.
Grades are recorded on a permanent college transcript.
Students must commit to the coursework and program they have chosen.
Although TSTC’s Technical Dual Enrollment pathways consist of workforce courses that may not require students to be TSI complete, it is important for students, parents and educators to understand that all dual enrollment classes are college-level courses. More information about student success & TSI testing can be found at http://tstc.edu/admissions/testing.
Course Schedule Change form (Add/Drop sheet).
Dual Enrollment Administrator Handbook.
Technical Dual Enrollment Student Handbook.
To inquire about a partnership with your school district and TSTC, please call a campus contact closest to your district's location:
* Only students from school districts with whom TSTC has an agreement are eligible to participate, and courses taken by high school students must be approved by the school district. Additionally, high school students may need to meet placement test criteria. High school dual enrollment students are considered college students. Grades will be recorded on a permanent college transcript, which will affect future college/university admissions, scholarships, and financial aid, just to mention a few. It is important for the student to be committed to the course work and the program they have chosen.