Tech Prep Credit (TPC)
Tech Prep credit is awarded to students with evidence of successful completion of required programs operated at schools and school districts which are members of or partners with the North Coast Ohio College Tech Prep Consortium. All credits earned through approved bilateral agreements are treated as CPL.
Tech Prep Information: Articulation Agreements
The Ohio College Tech Prep program is a seamless, non-duplicative, integrated pathway of education and experience that begins in 11th grade and continues through college and beyond. The curriculum reflects real-world technical careers in high demand today and prepares students to be college and career ready. Tri-C’s Tech Prep program connects high school and college education to high-skill and high-demand technical employment. Students are enrolled in the Tech Prep program through their high school district.
TPC Award Procedure
To receive Tech Prep credit, students must:
- Complete an approved Tech Prep program and graduate high school.
- Earn a 2.75 GPA in approved Tech Prep program.
- Earn a 2.0 cumulative GPA in grades 9-12.
- Complete a Tri-C application.
- Submit a completed articulation agreement to the Tech Prep office.*
- Submit an official final high school transcript to the Tech Prep office.*
Tech Prep staff will evaluate the student’s paperwork for TPC and will notify the student via Tri-C email and personal email once credit is posted to the academic record.
Steps 1-6 must be completed within one year of high school graduation. No credit will be awarded until the student meets all conditions above.
*Send paperwork to:
Ohio College Tech Prep
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115