Articulated credit classes are career related courses taught in high school. Articulated Credit is intended to provide technical and community college credit to students while they are attending high school classes.


    • May earn technical and/or community college credits
    • Stay in your own high school
    • Explore career opportunities through high school courses


    •  AC classes available in grades 9, 10, 11, and 12
    • Specific course outcomes required to earn AC

     How to earn college credit:

    •  Classroom teacher provides course requirements to earn AC
    • Students register at www.ctecreditmn.com
    • Class teacher indicates on the website if student earned AC when the course is completed

     Other information:

    • Certificates are awarded to students who have earned college credits. The certificate is converted to college credit when the student enrolls and completes at least one semester course at the college listed on the certificate.
    • Certificates are good for three to five years. Students should check with the college listed on the certificate.
    • Students need to check with the college of their choice for specific criteria in a program or major.
    • Colleges other than the listed colleges may accept AC credits depending on their criteria and program offerings. The student needs to check with the individual colleges.
    • For more information about AC, visit www.ctecreditmn.com or talk to your counselor

    Articulated Credit may be used at:

    • Anoka Technical College
    • Anoka-Ramsey Community College
    • Century College
    • Dakota County Tech College
    • North Hennepin Community College
    • Hennepin Technical College
    • MN West Community & Tech College
    • MN State College Southeast Technical
    • Normandale Community College
    • Ridgewater College, Hutchinson
    • Ridgewater College, Wilmer
    • Riverland Community College
    • Rochester Community & Technical
    • South Central College, Faribault
    • South Central College, Mankato
    • St. Cloud Technical College
    • St. Paul College
    • Possibly other institutions