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PSEO Admissions - Career & Technical Education

The Post Secondary Enrollment Options - Career & Technical Education (PSEO-CTE) program allows high school students the opportunity to earn college credit and use those credits toward the completion of high school graduation requirements. PSEO-CTE students can take ONE approved course per semester at NHCC.

Eligibility for PSEO-CTE (Career & Technical Education) - one course

  • High school sophomores, juniors, or seniors.
  • Students must have passed the 8th grade MCA (Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment) reading exam.

In accordance with MnSCU Procedure 3.5.1, part 2, subpart C:  A student who is in 10th grade and has attained a passing score on the 8th grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment in reading and meets any other course prerequisites or course enrollment standards established by the college, may enroll in one career or technical education courses at a system college. 

PSEO-CTE Application Steps

1.  Complete and submit ALL application documents together
Before submitting your application, check that you have included all the required documents below. Incomplete applications will result in a delay of notice of PSEO eligibility.

2.  Attend PSEO-CTE Mandatory Parent Meeting

  • All PSEO-CTE students must attend the required parent meeting.
  • Student must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

Approved Courses for PSEO Career and Technical Education

ACCT 2100  The Accounting Cycle
BUS 1010     Job Seeking Skills
BUS 1100     Introduction to Business and the American Economy
BUS 1440     Personal Financial Planning
CIS 1000       Electronic Keyboarding Communications
CIS 1101       Business Computer Systems I
CIS 1200       Word Processing
CIS 1230       Business Presentation PowerPoint
CIS 1300       Introduction to the Internet
CIS 1310       The Whole Internet
CIS 1500       Developing Computer Keyboarding Skills
CIS 1510       Introduction to Computers and Basic Word Processing
CIS 1520       Spreadsheets
CIS 1530       Business Graphics
CRD 1000     Career Planning

CSCI 1000     Computer Basics
CSCI 1035     Introduction to Computer Programming with Games
CSCI 1020     Beginning Web Page Programming
ENGR 1000    Introduction to Engineering and Design



Contact Information

Admissions and Outreach Office
Educational Services Building