Marietta College offering high school students online Education classes through CCP

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Ohio high school students who are interested in majoring in education have a rare opportunity to earn college credits at Marietta College during the 2022-23 academic year.

Marietta's Education Program will be offering an online, asynchronous section of Education 130 (Technology in the Classroom) in the fall for high school juniors and seniors through Ohio's College Credit Plus program. In the spring of 2023, the College will offer Education 202 (Educational Psychology) both online and asynchronous.

Students who complete and get a passing grade in either course (or both) will be able to use these toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Marietta. Marietta's Education Program has consistently ranked among the best in the state, and typically 100-percent of each graduating class has found employment by the start of the next school year. The credits will also transfer to any public college in Ohio.

"We are pleased to offer these two important courses through CCP and because they are both online and asynchronous, students from around the entire state of Ohio can enroll," said Dr. Tanya Judd, Chair of Marietta College's Education Department. "We anticipate dozens, or even hundreds, of students will enroll, so we are encouraging any Ohio high school student who is interested to complete the CCP application as soon as possible."

MC's Education Department decided to add these new CCP courses to allow Ohio high school students interested in a career as a teacher to begin taking some relevant courses while beginning to learn more about what it is like to be a Marietta College Pioneer.

"We want to make sure our CCP students have a rewarding and fulfilling experience, so every student taking one of these Education courses will be assigned a faculty mentor who will help support the students and address any questions they might have," Judd said. "We also hope to have these students join other Education students on campus for events like basketball games, theater productions, and more."

While College Credit Plus (CCP) permits high-ability students in grades 7 through 12 to complete college coursework for high school and/or college credit, Marietta College only admits students in grades 11 or 12.

Students seeking admission into the College Credit Plus program must have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate college readiness by meeting Marietta College's admission standards and the Uniform Statewide College Readiness Standards.

Ohio high school students interested in applying for CCP credit through Marietta College can do so online at www.marietta.edu/ccp.

Any students or parents who might have questions, please contact Dr. Tanya Judd at (740) 376-4490 or tj002@marietta.edu.