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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 for more information.

Dual Credit

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 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 for enrollment information.

Career Academy

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 will 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 for enrollment information.

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