College Collaborations

Rutgers University School of Health Professions—Health Science Careers

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The Health Science Careers (HSC) Program offers college-level, interdisciplinary, general health care, communication, and sciences course work. The HSC program is versatile and can easily fit in the high school curriculum. The clinical shadowing component of the program, the potential earning of college credits, and a curriculum which provides a broad-based exposure to sciences, communication, and problem solving skills helps to assist in meeting the needs of future health professions. The overall purpose is to allow the students to earn college credit and receive practical health care practitioner skills, while keeping multiple health care career options open to them. The high school students experience with college level course work enhances academic skill development.

IHS Course #0480: Dynamics of Health Care in Society; Rutger University credits: 3
IHS Course #0481: Medical Terminology; Rutger University credits: 3


Seton Hall University—Project Acceleration

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Project Acceleration, a concurrent enrollment program within the College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University, has allowed high school students in New Jersey and New York to get a head start on their university careers. Over the course of their high school career, students can earn up to 22 credits from Seton Hall University for approved courses taken in their secondary schools. The college credits earned through Project Acceleration are accepted at more than 200 colleges and universities.

IHS Course #0245: AP Calculus AB; Seton Hall University credits: 4
IHS Course #0645: AP Computer Science A; Hall University credits: 4
IHS Course #0558: AP Spanish 5; Hall University credits: 3
IHS Course #0146: AP English Literature and Composition;Hall University credits: 3
IHS Course #0860: AP Music Theory;Hall University credits: 4
IHS Course #0350: AP European History;Hall University credits: 3
IHS Course #0435: AP ChemistryHall University credits: 3
IHS Course #0135: AP English Language and Composition; Hall University credits: 3


Georgian Court University—Step Ahead

Georgian Court logoGet the college experience and earn college credit while you’re still in high school. The Step Ahead program allows high school juniors and seniors to attend classes online through the GCU virtual campus. You will interact with professors and students through the course while enhancing your academic portfolio and advancing your college education.

Upon completing a Step Ahead course(s), students can request a transcript to be sent to another institution. If you subsequently are accepted at GCU and enroll there, you will enjoy immediate advanced standing. Please see your Guidance Counselor if you are interested in taking a Step Ahead Course next year.