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Earn College Credit in High School

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.

For detailed information about PLTW programs available at NEIT, see our Project Lead the Way page.

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 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

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


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

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

Biomedical Science

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