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Earn Credits at New England Tech While You’re in High School

We offer numerous ways for you to earn credits toward your university degree from New England Institute of Technology while you’re still enrolled in high school. 

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) is a non-profit organization that empowers students in grades K – 12 with in-demand, transportable skills. NEIT has partnered with PLTW to offer advanced course credits – and annual scholarship support – in several of our Engineering and Information Technology programs for students from PLTW-participating high schools across the nation who meet the necessary technical skills and competencies.

You can earn credit for classes you may have taken at your high school, which can reduce both the cost of tuition and the amount of time spent in earning your degree from New England Tech. In addition to offering eligible students advanced course credits, NEIT will provide up to a $3,000 scholarship per year to those PLTW students who meet the established academic requirements. Check if your school participates in PLTW and start accelerating the life you want tomorrow, today. 

For more information about Project Lead the Way, please contact Erin Flynn at 800-736-7744, Ext. 3462 or email EFlynn@neit.edu.

Advanced Tech Program

Our Advanced Tech Program provides students from high schools at which New England Tech has an articulation agreement with the opportunity to receive college credits for courses they are taking in high school. Eligible students may receive advanced standing and reduce the cost of their tuition. New England Tech currently maintains more than 700 articulation agreements with high schools in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Contact Tara Rugg, 800-736-7744, Ext. 3324 or email TRugg@neit.edu for more information.

Advanced Coursework Network

If you’re a student in a Rhode Island high school that participates in the Advanced Coursework Network (ACN), you can take a course at New England Tech while still in high school, and earn college credits at no cost to you.

Learn more about the Advanced Coursework Network and how it can help you get a jumpstart on your university degree.

You can check if your high school is an ACN participant and register for a course at New England Tech through the Rhode Island Department of Education website

For more information about the Advanced Coursework Network to earn college credit while you’re still in high school, please contact Doug Leigh at 401-467-7744, Ext. 3355 or email DLeigh@neit.edu.

New England Tech High School Students Earn College Credit

High School Students Have an Opportunity to Learn at New England Tech and Take Courses to Earn College Credits


Engineering

PLTW NEIT
Intro to Engineering Design ENG 119/120 - Intro to Engineering (3 credits)
Engineering Design and Development MCT 237 - Design Project (4 credits)
Computer Integrated Manufacturing Either/or AMT 131 - Materials and Manufacturing Processes (4 credits) AMT 241 - Machining Fundamentals and CNC (3 credits) MCT 125 - Manufacturing Processes (4 credits)
Civil Engineering and Architecture ABT 111 - Intro to Building Science (1 credit)


Computer Science

PLTW NEIT
Computer Science Essentials SE 114 - Programming Essentials Using C++ (4 credits)
Computer Science Principles SE 124 - Intermediate Programming Using C++ (4 credits)


Biomedical Science

PLTW NEIT
Human Body Systems BIO 100 - Anatomy Phys I and BIO 101 Lab (6 credits)

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