Opportunities to earn credit toward graduation through alternative pathways.
The New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS) establish a core body of knowledge and skills that all students need in order to become healthy, productive, well-informed employable citizens of an ever-expanding and changing world. Option II (N.J.A.C. 6A:8-5.1(a)1ii) of the high school graduation requirements allows local school districts to approve alternative educational experiences that support student achievement of the NJSLS. Option II allows schools to provide a superior education for all students through the use of multiple and diverse pathways to college and career.
Approved Programs for Seeking Option II Credit
Please refer to the procedures for Option II approval and credit before registering for classes. An application must be approved to earn MCST credit through Option II.
The following online vendors have been approved for Option II Credit:
The course must be a comprehensive course (not credit recovery) to be eligible for Option II credit
The following school districts offer summer programs for accelerated course credit/Option II: