Chatt Tech College Academy
Dual Achievement Program

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Chatt Tech College Academy is accredited by Cognia through the NCA CASI, NWAC, and SACS CASI. Accreditation awarded June 28th, 2023. Valid through June 30th, 2029.  

What is the Chatt Tech College Academy’s Dual Achievement program?

The Dual Achievement Program (established by SB204) offers qualified students a recognized and alternate path to high school graduation. Students choose to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and two (2) technical certificates of credit, a technical diploma, or a college associate degree in a specific career pathway in order to meet high school graduation requirements. For an overview, please view the Chatt Tech College Academy: Dual Achievement flyer.

What type of students does the Dual Achievement Program help?

Dual Achievement serves students that are seeking a different environment away from a traditional high school. If you have a student that is unhappy with their current learning environment and has expressed a desire to withdraw or has already made the decision to withdraw, the Dual Achievement Program may be a good fit for them.

Chatt Tech College Academy provides individuals with the opportunity to achieve personal and professional success. Our academic programs are built to prepare students for sustainable employment with hands-on learning and personal enrichment.

Dual Achievement is ideal for students seeking a new environment to complete their high school course requirements while earning college credentials to prepare them for in-demand careers.

What credentials will be earned at the Chatt Tech College Academy – Dual Achievement Program (DAP)?

  • An Accredited High School Diploma from the Dual Achievement Program
  • Two (2) technical certificates or a diploma or an associate’s degree

What is the age requirement?

Students must be between the ages of 16 to 21 years of age.

What are the prerequisites for enrollment?

If previously enrolled in a high school, students must have officially withdrawn from their previous secondary program and provide the withdrawal form to the Chatt Tech College Academy – Dual Achievement Program.

Students must have successfully completed at least six of the following required high school courses prior to admission to DAP:

  • 2 English/Language Arts
  • 2 Math
  • 2 Sciences
  • 2 Social Studies
  • 1 Health/PE

Will acceptable high school credits transfer?

Yes; there are nine high school credits in the program of which any combination of six must be achieved prior to admission into DAP. However, up to nine of the DAP approved high school credits can be transferred into the program.

What are the graduation requirements for DAP?

Students must enroll in and successfully complete required high school courses that were not completed prior to admission to the program.

Students must successfully complete any of the following college level credentials:

  • 2 Technical Certificates of Credit in a specific career pathway
  • Any Chattahoochee Technical College diploma program
  • Any Chattahoochee Technical College associate degree program

Graduating Dual Achievement Seniors

Current Dual Achievement students who are getting ready to graduate high school and would like to continue their college education at Chatt Tech must re-apply to the college as a Beginning Student.

Log back into your Admissions Application Portal, select START NEW APPLICATION, and then select student type Beginning to re-apply. Dual Achievement students must pay the $30 non-refundable application fee to re-apply.

For further assistance, or for questions you may have about the Beginning Student application process, please contact your Admissions Counselor.

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