If your school participates in the concurrent enrollment program, then you should:
Baker College's RunningStart concurrent enrollment program has been granted accreditation from the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). This is the sole accrediting body for concurrent enrollment partnerships, which works to ensure that:
Both concurrent enrollment and AP classes can move you closer to earning a college degree, but their focus and approach are different.
The emphasis of an AP class is the AP test. To earn college credit, you usually have to score at least 4 out of 5. Different colleges have different requirements.
With concurrent enrollment, on the other hand, the focus is on your learning the subject matter. You’re taking the course and passing that just as if you were in college. College credit is earned by passing the class—not an exam.
Concurrent enrollment offers your school and students many advantages. This successful program is:
Earn college credit for free while you’re also taking high school classes.
Graduate high school with an associate degree through this three-year program that starts in 11th grade.
Turn the knowledge you gain in high school into college credit.