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Dual Enrollment Program

CSN's Dual Enrollment Program is an opportunity for motivated high school students to get a head start on their college education. The Dual Enrollment Program allows high school students to enroll in college courses at CSN in addition to their high school classes, providing students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. Dual Enrollment courses are taught at a CSN campus by CSN faculty. This guided program is only available through participating high schools.

 

Transfer Dual Enrollment Participating High Schools

Cheyenne HS

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Coral Academy

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Delta Academy

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Democracy Prep

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Doral Academy

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Explore Knowledge Academy

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Leadership Academy of NV

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Nevada State High School

High School students participating in Transfer Dual Enrollment may graduate with an Associate’s of Arts or Associate’s of Science Degree.

Pinecrest Academy-Cadence

High School students participating in Transfer Dual Enrollment may graduate with an Associate’s of Arts or Associate’s of Science Degree.

Pinecrest Academy-Sloan Canyon

High School students participating in Transfer Dual Enrollment may graduate with an Associate’s of Arts or Associate’s of Science Degree..

Somerset Academy-SkyPointe

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

Sports Leadership and Management Academy of Nevada

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

The Village Schools Organization

High school students who participate in Transfer Dual Enrollment at CSN will have college pre-requisite completion opportunities.

 

CTE Academies

Air Conditioning Technology


The Air Conditioning Technology Program provides cutting-edge training in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). Emphasizing practical skills and hands-on techniques, this program prepares students to analyze, synthesize and solve HVAC/R problems. The program is accredited by the Partnership for Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Accreditation (PAHRA).

High school students will take dual enrollment courses resulting in a Certificate of Achievement at CSN

Number of Credits

40.5

Certificate or Degree Earned

Air Conditioning Technology, CA

Participating High Schools

Rancho HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

CSN Foundation

Gainful Employment Information

Graduates can receive the Environmental Protection Agency Section 608 Certification as well as the HVAC Excellence Employment Readiness Certification and are well suited for careers as installers and technicians in air conditioning and refrigeration, in addition to facilities maintenance and related fields.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.

Certified Nursing Assistant


This is a nursing assistant preparation class. Students are required to take 180 hours of class over one semester which includes: lectures, lab, and clinical work. A usual semester will require one 3-hr lecture, one 3-hr lab and one 7-hr clinical per week. The lecture is also offered online. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be awarded a Skills Certificate and will then be eligible to apply for state certification by examination.

High school students will take a dual enrollment courses resulting in a Skills Certificate at CSN

Number of Credits

6

Certificate or Degree Earned

Nursing Assistant, SC

Participating High Schools

Cheyenne HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

Gainful Employment Information

The nursing assistant is an important part of the nursing care team. A nursing assistant is a person who, under the direction of a licensed nurse, performs basic nursing and restorative services for patients and clients which involve, safety, comfort, personal hygiene, basic mental health, protection of patient safety, and observation and reporting career opportunities.

Nursing assistants generally are employed by Long-term Care Facilities, Home Health Agencies, and Hospitals

For more information on Nursing Assistant career opportunities visit the Career Guide

Diesel Technology


The Diesel/Heavy Equipment program prepares students to enter the workforce as technicians to maintain, diagnose, and repair heavy equipment. Students will learn diesel engine and propulsion systems, fuel management systems, related accessory components, as well as hydraulics and HVAC. All students will be prepared to take ASE certification exams at the completion of the appropriate course.

In partnership with Nevada Gold Mines and the Clark County School District, high school students will take dual enrollment courses resulting in a Certificate of Achievement at CSN

Number of Credits

31

Certificate or Degree Earned

Diesel Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician, CA

Participating High Schools

Rancho HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

Nevada Gold Mines

Gainful Employment Information

Graduates can pursue careers as diesel technicians with mass transit motor pools, construction companies or with any company that uses/services heavy equipment or recreation vehicles.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.

Emergency  Medical Technician


The Diesel/Heavy Equipment program prepares students to enter the workforce as technicians to maintain, diagnose, and repair heavy equipment. Students will learn diesel engine and propulsion systems, fuel management systems, related accessory components, as well as hydraulics and HVAC. All students will be prepared to take ASE certification exams at the completion of the appropriate course.

High school students will take dual enrollment courses resulting in an EMT, Basic Skills Certificate at CSN

Number of Credits

9

Certificate or Degree Earned

EMT Basic, SC

Participating High Schools

Virgin Valley HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

Mesquite Fire & Rescue

Gainful Employment Information

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to emergency calls, performing medical services and transporting patients to medical facilities. For occupational outlook information for EMTs visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Industrial Maintenance


The Certificate of Achievement in Engineering Technology, Industrial or Operations is a program that provides students with classroom and laboratory experiences in electricity, mechanical power, pneumatics, hydraulics.   Ferrous and non-ferrous material properties, programmable logic controllers, and facilities maintenance/manufacturing are offered electives. The certificate focuses on those skills used in manufacturing, industrial, and operations/maintenance settings.

In partnership with Nevada Gold Mines and the Clark County School District, high school students will take dual enrollment courses resulting in a Certificate of Achievement at CSN

Number of Credits

32

Certificate or Degree Earned

Industrial Maintenance Technology, CA

Participating High Schools

Rancho HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

Nevada Gold Mines

Gainful Employment Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.

Pre-Health Science


The Pre-Health Science pathway is designed for high school students interested in a health science career but are undecided which.

Students completing the Pre-Health Science pathway will be prepared to transition into any of CSN’s Health Science programs. High school students will be able to complete all courses within this pathway without having to apply to CSN’s limited entry programs.

Number of Credits

18

Certificate or Degree Earned

Students will earn 18 common health science credits in the following CSN courses:

ENG  101 - Composition I

BIOL 189 - Fundamentals of Life Science

BIOL 223 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 224 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

HHP 110B - Introduction to the Health Professions

Participating High Schools

Cheyenne HS

Community Partners

Clark County School District

Gainful Employment Information

 

What is the Dual Enrollment Program?

CSN's Dual Enrollment Program is an opportunity for high school students from participating high schools to enroll in college courses at CSN. Participating high schools collaborate with CSN to align students' academic plans and provide access to courses at a CSN campus taught by CSN faculty. Dual enrolled high school students may also access all resources available to any CSN student.

Who can participate?

The Dual Enrollment Program is open to high school students who attend a participating high school. Students enrolling in English or Math Jumpstart courses must qualify by using ACT, SAT, or CSN Placement Test scores.

For more information on placement testing, click HERE.

What is the difference between the Dual Enrollment Program and Jumpstart Program?

Students participating in the Dual Enrollment Program are taking college courses at a CSN Campus that are taught by CSN faculty for the full rate of tuition and fees. Students participating in the Jumpstart Program are taking college courses that are taught at their high school by high school instructors who have been certified to teach CSN concurrent enrollment courses. Jumpstart courses are offered at a reduced fee.

How do I pay tuition?

Refer to your high school for information regarding tuition payments.

How do I apply?

1. All students participating in the Dual Enrollment Program are required to complete the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application. Click HERE to apply. Students will be admitted and will receive their NSHE student ID number within 3-5 days. Instructions to complete the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application can be found HERE.

2. Once a student has applied and received their NSHE student ID number they will need to validate their CSN student account. After a student has validated their CSN student account, they will be prompted to create a password. This will allow students to log in to GoCSN and access all of their CSN related apps in one place, including MyCSN, CANVAS, ALEKS, Tutoring, CSN Library, CSN Student Email, and more

How do I enroll in courses?

Refer to your high school for information regarding enrolling in courses.

Memorandum of Understanding Information

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is created and agreed upon to establish the intent and commitment of both CSN and the partnering high school.

The following statute supplies the legislative mandate for dual credit (NRS.389.160):

NRS 389.160 Credit toward graduation from high school for courses taken at community college, state college or university.

NRS 389.310 Cooperative agreements with certain entities to offer dual credit courses; a copy of the agreement to be provided to Nevada System of Higher Education and the Department.

If your school would like more information on creating a Memorandum of Understanding with CSN, please contact us at Contact Us

 

 

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