Programs for high school students

Did you know MVCC has several ways students can begin their college career and earn college credits while in high school? Credits earned are transferable so you can continue your education at MVCC or take them with you as you continue to work on your degree. 

Dual Credit

MVCC’s Dual Credit program is a community service offered to area high school students enabling them to earn advanced standing or college credit for college classes attended in their own high school. Click here to learn more.

Magnet Bridge

Scholarship program open to students at Thomas R. Proctor High School in Utica.
Click here to learn more.


The MVCC Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP), jointly sponsored by MVCC and the New York State Education Department, serves to encourage qualified high school students to consider careers in STEM fields and licensed professions. Click here to learn more.