Hillcrest High School is expanding college opportunities for students, thanks to an exciting partnership with Richland College. Students who attend Hillcrest E-TECH at Richland College will have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and up to 60 college credit hours or an associate degree in four years. Students in the collegiate program will be able to start and complete a four-year degree in less time that their peers. In addition, students will become familiar with the effort required to successfully complete collegiate level coursework while a high school student.
Best of all, this opportunity comes tuition-free!
Areas of Study
Hillcrest E-TECH students will have the opportunity to develop the skills and experience to explore and engage with electrical engineering practices, acquire the communication, teamwork, and problem solving skills that are necessary for success in the 21st century classroom in the field of engineering.
An emphasis on engineering careers will equip students to excel in one of the following pathways:
- Electrical Engineering
Benefits of enrolling in Hillcrest E-TECH at Richland College
Number of potential college credits students can earn in the Hillcrest Collegiate Academy
Potential savings on two years of community college tuition and books
Instruction in a small, personalized learning environment
Opportunity to participate in a high-quality work experience via a professional internship