High School Dual Credit Student | HCTC

High School Dual Credit Student

Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) offers a Dual Credit program in partnership between the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). This program provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credits while completing their high school requirements. If you are a high school junior or senior, you can enroll in selected college courses.


  • Gives you a step ahead into college life and the skills needed to succeed.
  • Lowers the cost of your overall college education.
  • Reduces the amount of time it takes to complete a college degree after high school.
  • Increases student matriculation from high school to college.
  • Enhances college and career readiness.


  • All Dual Credit Students will be assessed a tuition cost of $56.00 per credit hour (1/3 HCTC tuition rate)
  • Students receiving the Kentucky Dual Credit Scholarship will be reported to the KHEAA by their local high school or district. To find out more about the Kentucky Dual Credit Scholarship Program visit their website at http://educationcabinet.ky.gov/Pages/DualCredit.aspx

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It's as easy as 1, 2, 3 . . .

1. Complete a FREE admission application 

2. Submit permission forms signed by you, your high school guidance counselor or Area Technology Center representative, and a parent/guardian.

3. Provide a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or COMPASS scores.

4. Submit these materials to the Dual Credit Coordinator; Jama Griffie


Contact Jama Griffie, Dual Credit Coordinator: 606-487-3203.