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How to receive your Tech Prep credits.

Students will receive tuition-free college credit for their courses with the following provisions:


you've completed your Collin College Tech Prep classes in high school with a grade of "B" or better, and successfully passed a Tech Prep end-of-course exam with a grade of 80* or better. (Exams apply only to select program areas) *Child Development courses require end-of-course exam grades of 85 or better


1. Enroll at Collin College and declare an Associate Degree major within 24 months of graduating high school. This major may include your Tech Prep classes in the degree plan.

2.Successfully complete two non-developmental 3-credit courses after high school graduation in order to earn 6 credits *Students who were concurrently enrolled at Collin need to complete only three additional credits after high school graduation as a condition of eligibility.

Which courses are tech prep courses?

There is Tech Prep information about the courses at the local high school. Just click on the following link to find out what has been offered at the school of your choice. Click here

How can I find more information on courses at Collin College?

You can visit the college's website for all the information you need at

How can I find more information on the job market in North Texas?

Try the InterLink website, with statistics about salaries and job openings all over our area. The website