CTE College Credit Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to CTE College Credit's most commonly asked questions.

FAQ Questions


Yes. Applications for CTE College Credit received by the priority deadline will be processed prior to applications received after April 15.

The college credit applies to specific certificates and degrees.

For more information, view the dropdown menu on our home page for a list of high school programs that qualify for free college credit at TMCC.

High School students can take advantage of both Jump Start and CTE College Credit to get ahead! These dual enrollment programs can be combined for high school students.

No. To qualify for CTE College Credit you must:

  1. Complete the entire CTE Program course sequence with a "B" average or higher
  2. Pass both of the state CTE skills assessments:
    • End-of-Program Technical skills assessment
    • Workplace Readiness skills assessment

Current students may view and print out unofficial transcripts using MyTMCC (log in to your Student Center).

Official TMCC transcripts can be sent to other NSHE schools free of charge. Complete the online Transcript Request form.

For official transcripts being sent to all other colleges and universities, please go the National Student Clearinghouse. Note: there is a fee associated with this request.

Contact your high school counselor to learn about CTE programs offered at your school.

You can apply for CTE College Credit within two years of graduating from high school.

There is no cost to the student for the college credit earned through the program.

If you do not meet one of the requirements for the CTE College Credit Program at TMCC and are no longer eligible, please contact us to learn more about your options moving forward.

If your program is not listed, it could be because TMCC doesn't currently have an articulation agreement in place for that specific program.

Please contact us or come by our office at the TMCC Dandini Campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd., RDMT 315 B, for more information.

The CTE College Credit application priority deadline is April 15. Students can apply for CTE college credit at any time within two years of completing the program; however, they should anticipate delays if they apply after April 15.

Please refer to the Nevada Department of Education's website for more information.

The CTE College Credit Program is a statewide initiative that grants free college credit at a participating Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) college.

For additional information on other NSHE CTE programs, please visit:

Qualifying classes may transfer to another college. Check with the specific college or university regarding transfer of college credits through the CTE College Credit Program.