Ready to begin college while still in high school?

We call that a running start!

Set your own pace. Take a few classes or complete a semester or more!

It’s easy to get a Running Start

Click on the program name to learn more, and then come back here to apply.

Liberal Arts Transfer Academy

60 credits

You will choose a pre-major and complete 60 credits of coursework to be able to transfer to a 4-year institution.

Pre-Nursing Fundamentals

22 credits

You will complete up to 22 credits of general education credits required to petition for the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program. Then, you are prepared to begin college-level clinical and lab experiences upon graduation from high school.

Medical Assistant (MA)

33 credits

You will learn to do the work of a physician's office employee, from general office procedures to elementary medical laboratory techniques and helping in the exam room. Training includes placement in a local office/clinic during the final semester.

Get Started
  1. Pick your Running Start program.
  2. Confirm you're eligible with your high school counselor.
  3. Apply!

Complete the Start College Now Application

Are you home-schooled or attend a private charter school? Running Start programs are for you, too! Contact our Early College team to learn more.