CTE College Credit is a program that grants FREE college credit for approved high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. CTE programs are a sequence of high school elective classes, taught at the high school by high school teachers, preparing students to be College and Career Ready!

There are over 70 CTE programs offered in high schools throughout Nevada, many of which are approved and articulated for CSN college credit. The college credit awarded is designed to give students a head start on their pathway towards completing requirements within an industry certification, CSN certificate of achievement or CSN associate degree. CTE College Credit gives students the ability to minimize the repetition of similar coursework in college and save money. In 2014-2015, CTE College Credit awarded 2063 students 10,388 CSN college credits with a tuition value of $877,786!

To qualify for CTE College Credit, high school students must:

  • Earn a 3.0 GPA in an articulated CTE program sequence;
  • Pass the State End-of-Program Assessment; and
  • Pass the State Workplace Readiness Assessment.

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CTE College Credit Program (formerly Tech Prep)

CSN Western Center: 4601 W. Bonanza Rd, Bldg B, Las Vegas, NV 89107
3200 E. Cheyenne Ave
Sort Code WES
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

Phone: 702.651.4820
Fax: 702.651.4815

CTE College Credit is funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) in cooperation with the College of Southern Nevada and the Nevada Department of Education.