If you are a high school student, and are motivated to accelerate your educational and career opportunities, Skagit Valley College is the place to be. Programs like Running Start, College in the High School and Tech Prep Career Pathways will help you get the credits to be ahead of the game once you graduate! You can also save money by earning high school and college credits at the same time.
Running Start is a collaborative, state supported program offered by Skagit Valley College and area public high schools. The program allows qualified juniors and seniors to enroll in college courses for high school and college credit.
College in the High School (CHS) is a concurrent enrollment program which allows high school students to earn college credit for classes they are already taking at the high school. Qualified sophomores through seniors may register for college credit in select, pre-approved courses offered at their high school, taught by high school teachers who are also considered adjunct faculty at SVC.
Tech Prep is a dual credit program geared towards preparing students to go into Technical Fields. Aligned with courses required in the Professional Technical degrees here at SVC, Tech Prep approved courses can give eligible freshmen-seniors a leg up in their pursuit of a technical degree!
HS21+ Adult High School Diploma is a competency based high school completion program for adults 21 years of age or older who do not have a high school diploma or GED. Mastery of competency to meet high school requirements may be met through high school and college coursework and/or prior learning.
Skagit Valley College offers the High School Completion Program, a unique opportunity for students to earn both high school and college credits at the same time. Students earn a U.S. high school diploma recognized around the world.