CTE College Credit

 

November 1, 2020 - May 14, 2021 -CURRENT-

A student who has met the CTE College Credit eligibility requirements and applies by May 14, 2021, will have the corresponding college classes posted to their permanent CSN record, by August 31, 2021.

High school students should apply in their junior or senior year if they are enrolled or have completed the third level course (e.g. Culinary Arts III). Students do not need to wait for the assessment results to apply. Eligible students must apply for CTE College Credit within three (3) years of their high school graduation. 

Students who are eligible for a point award towards one of CSN's limited entry programs do not need to complete the CTE College Credit application process. The limited entry point award will be granted when the student applies for the limited entry program. This does not apply to CTE programs where students earn college classes and a point award. 

If you have already graduated from high school, we understand that ordering paper copies of official high school transcripts to our CTE College Credit offices at CSN may not be possible right now. As such, CTE College Credit will be working on your behalf, with the school district during this time, to obtain the information needed to ensure that CTE College Credit applicants be awarded the classes they are eligible to receive.

May 9, 2020 - October 1, 2020 Application Period - CLOSED -

This application period is for CTE students from the Class of 2017-2020 who have met all CTE College Credit program requirements. If you are a current high school student who has not already met all program requirements, please wait until November 1, 2020, to apply.

We understand that requesting paper copies of official high school transcripts to our CTE College Credit offices at CSN may not be possible right now. As such, CTE College Credit will be working on your behalf, with the school district during this time, to obtain the information needed to ensure that CTE College Credit applicants be awarded the classes they are eligible to receive. PLEASE SEE COVID-19 UPDATES AT TOP OF PAGE.

High school students who receive the Nevada Department of Education Certificate of Skills Attainment qualify for free college credit. To be eligible, you must:

  1. Complete the CTE high school program with a 3.0 or higher grade point average; (Example of CTE Program: Culinary Arts I, Culinary Arts II and Culinary Arts III);
  2. Pass the state end-of-program assessment*; and
  3. Pass the state workplace readiness skills assessment*.

 *Please note that the assessments are high school exams. If you have any questions about the assessments please refer to your high school.

For eligible students earning credit during this application cycle, CTE college credit will be posted to their permanent CSN academic record by December 31, 2020.

Class of 2018 Applicants

Students have 3 years from high school graduation to apply for CTE College Credit. This is the last year Class of 2018 CTE students are eligible to apply to CTE College Credit. Completed applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021.

Do You Meet the CTE College Credit Program Eligibility Requirements?

Students that have met the program eligibility requirements, listed below, OR that are in the 3rd year of the CTE high school sequence of an approved and articulated CTE program and will meet the requirements by the end of the spring semester should apply.

High school students who receive the Nevada Department of Education Certificate of Skills Attainment qualify for free college credit. To be eligible, you must:

  1. Complete the CTE high school program with a 3.0 or higher grade point average; (Example of CTE Program: Culinary Arts I, Culinary Arts II and Culinary Arts III);
  2. Pass the state end-of-program assessment*; and
  3. Pass the state workplace readiness skills assessment*.

 *Please note that the assessments are high school exams. If you have any questions about the assessments please refer to your high school.

CTE College Credit Application Process Instructions

 

STEP 1: HIGH SCHOOL AND EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAMS ADMISSIONS APPLICATION 

Students who are currently in high school should only complete the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application one (1) time. If you have previously completed the application on your own, through CTE College Credit, Jumpstart, or with a CSN Student Recruiter you can move on to Step 2.

Students who have graduated from high school need to make sure they go to the CSN Admissions Application page and select the admissions application that applies to them.  

Please use these step by step instructions when completing the High School and Early College Admissions Application Step 1, of the CTE College Credit application process. 

Students will be required to create an account to complete their High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application and will need to have access to their email to confirm it. 

STEP 2: CTE COLLEGE CREDIT APPLICATION

You will need your CSN College ID/NSHE# to finish the CTE College Credit Application. Students receive this information within 3-4 days of completing the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application. If you have not received your CSN College ID/NSHE # after 7 days of applying OR you have misplaced your information, contact the CTE College Credit Office at 702.651.3521.

Go to the CTE College Credit Application page.

 

 


CTE College Credit Program
303 South Water Street, Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89015
Phone: 702.651.3521
Email


CTE College Credit is funded by the Carl D. Perkins,  Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century (Perkins V) Act in cooperation with the College of Southern Nevada and the Nevada Department of Education.