Take college classes while you're still in high school and get high school and college credit.
Jump Start is a Southeastern Community College program through which high school students can earn college credits while still in high school.
What classes can I take?
You can take all kinds of college classes from anatomy to welding and everything in
between. Whether you're aiming for a B.A. at a four-year college or a two-year program
right here at SCC, we've got what you need.
Some classes are offered at SCC, some online, and others are right at your high school.
View the Jump Start Student Handbook.
Not all high schools in our area offer the same college-level classes. Talk to your
high school guidance counselor for the complete scoop. If you're ready to enroll
in a Jump Start class and have everything you need from your high school guidance
counselor, fill out the Jump Start application.
APPLY FOR JUMP START NOW
Click here to check out our Jump Start Academies
Will these courses transfer to other colleges?
Check out this link www.transferiniowa.org to see how courses may transfer to other colleges.
It’s also recommended that you double check with the college to see how (or if) courses will transfer.
View the Transfer Guide.
For school districts and instructors
Concurrent Enrollment Instructor Handbook
SCC's Jump Start program is accredited through the National Alliance for Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) www.nacep.org.
Ben Vorwerk | Associate of Arts transfer, Jump Start gradI graduated from Mediapolis High School and SCC in the same week. I started taking online classes as a sophomore and once I saw that I was earning enough credits to earn my degree before graduating high...More ›
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