College Credit Overview
Benefits of Earning College Credit through Education for Employment
- You can jump start a college degree while still in high school.
- You learn challenging material in a hands-on way.
- College credits are a bonus on scholarship and college applications.
- You'll prepare for high-skill, high-demand careers.
- You'll save yourself both time and money if you decide to go on to college after high school.
- You can test yourself against college-level coursework while still in high school.
- Your child can prepare for high-skill, high-demand, and high-wage careers. In today's economy, employers are looking for candidates with training beyond high school.
- Earning college credits in high school saves time and money.
- Your student's college education begins in a realistic, project-based approach.
- College-level curriculum translates into high school coursework that is rigorous and engaging.
- Your child can test their readiness for college-level coursework while still in high school.
- Your child can qualify for scholarships — saving money.
- EFE graduates with college credits have proven their ability to handle advanced training and are able to “hit the ground running.”
- Incorporating college-level curriculum into EFE classes ensures that successful EFE graduates start employment with solid technical, academic and soft skills — which means less training when hired.
- Developing a skilled labor pool stimulates business development, boosts the local economy and provides better services and products.