Dual Enrollment

High School students should contact the High School Coordinator at 706-649-0517.

Get on the fast track to a Technical Certificate of Credit!

Dual Enrollment is the express lane to a great technical career! College-level classes provide both college and high school credit. Classes may be offered at your high school, or at our college campus. Dual Enrollment is idea for students planning to pursue a technical program of study.

Who may participate?

High school juniors and seniors* in Harris, Muscogee, Chattahoochee and the Stewart County school systems may participate. Students must successfully meet Columbus Technical College admissions requirements and have permission from their parents. Dual Enrollment is designed for students planning to pursue a technical program of study after high school.

What programs are available?

Programs include:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Certified Life & Health Insurance Specialist
  • Certified Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice Intern
  • Early Childhood Care
  • Financial Services Professional
  • Patient Care Assisting

Program offerings vary by location. Contact your high school counselor or CTAE Supervisor for a specific list for your high school.

Are Dual Enrollment courses different from regular high school courses?

Dual Enrollment courses must meet both high school and college curriculum standards. Generally they cover more material than high school courses, and they are taught by a college instructor. You receive dual credit for each dual enrollment course–credit for high school and college credit.

Is Financial Aid available?

For qualified Georgia students, tuition and most fees are covered under the HOPE Grant. For more information on the HOPE program, view the Technical College System of Georgia HOPE Information or contact your school counselor.

*Students below the junior level who are currently in a high school career and technical education course may be eligible to participate in Dual Enrollment programs.