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Post-Secondary Options

Transition Career Partnerships & Post-Secondary Options

Transition Career Partnerships TCP (formerly Education Career Partnerships) is designed to prepare students for college and career opportunities leading students to postsecondary institutions for an industry recognized certification or licensure, an associate and/or higher college degree, and successful employment. Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit programs provide opportunities for Georgia high school students to take college-level courses and earn concurrent credit toward a high school diploma and a college degree while still in high school. Please visit your school counseling office to learn more about how your school participates.

Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment is a program for students, which allows students to attend a postsecondary institution full-time during their junior and/or senior year of high school and receive high school credit and college credit simultaneously while attending college classes on the college campus, full-time.

Accel is a dual enrollment program offered for students that wish to take college-level (academic-only, degree-level) coursework for credit toward both high school and college graduation requirements. Students may attend part-time or full-time.

Early College
Early College is a partnership between a designated local school system and a University System of Georgia institution. There are currently several Early Colleges in Georgia. Students can earn a high school diploma and coursework toward an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.  For more information, visit

Residential Programs
Residential programs
are offered for gifted, talented, and motivated students through the University System of Georgia at two institutions:

The Advanced Academy of Georgia on the campus of the University of West Georgia and The Georgia Academy of Mathematics, Engineering and Science at Middle Georgia College