• College Credit Overview


    Benefits of Earning College Credit through Education for Employment


    For Students

    • 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.

    For Parents

    • 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.

    For Employers

    • 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.