Get a jump start on your future at Terra State! Times have changed since our parents were in school - students today have great opportunities to earn college credit while still in high school at no additional costs to them.

Which one is right for me?

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College Credit Plus

  • Earn both college & high school credit while in 7th-12th grade
  • Save on college tuition and time to earn a degree

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Career Tech & Adult Education

  • Participate in an approved career center and earn college credit for the work you have already done
  • Save time and money

Either option is an excellent choice but it really depends on you! Talk with your school guidance counselor and our academic and career advisors to help you make the best choice.

Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Readiness Training (START) camp

Did you know we offer a free summer program for 9th - 12th graders that focuses on skilled trades? 

Learn more about START

What types of classes can I take?

Students can register for any Terra State course that will apply to a degree or certificate program. Students can enroll in courses taught on campus, at their high school, or online. Students can take classes Fall, Spring or Summer semester.

We partner with several schools to offer classes right at your high school. They include but are not limited to:

  • Clyde High Schools
  • Gibsonburg High School
  • Oak Harbor High School
  • Old Fort High School
  • Toledo Technology Academy
  • Vanguard-Sentinel Career & Technical Centers

Will my credits really transfer if I want to pursue a bachelor's degree?

Anytime you take a course which is part of the Transfer Assurance Guide (TAG) or Ohio Transfer Module (OTM), that course is guaranteed to transfer to another Ohio public institution.

If you are considering a private institution, we have many articulation agreements that layout the path for what credits from Terra State transfer to the other institution. 

Learn more about transfer options

Why should I choose Terra State?

We have over 750 high school or career tech students that take classes at Terra State. That means our faculty are aware of the challenges of being in high school and taking college-level courses. While students are still expected to behave as college students, there is a strong support system to help transition you into adulthood.

See more reasons here

College is challenging, let us help you

As a Terra State student, you will have access to many resources including our Academic Service Center, tutoring (both online and in person), and our Academic and Career Advisors.

All students must be considered college-ready in one area of either Reading, Writing or Math. Don't let this stop you though - with some practice and help from us, you can do it!

Our students say it best!

It’s in my hometown, classes are transferable, and I was able to take College Credit Plus courses as a high school student!"