Senior Only Credential Program for Districts and Schools

Boost the employability of every student graduating from your high school with an industry-recognized credential!

A handout for your district or school (en Español) to promote this exciting opportunity to your students and their families.

two cartoon students standing with their school bag and booksDistricts and schools have great flexibility in creating a Senior Only Credential Program for students. It allows a district or school to schedule instructional time based solely for the student to achieve an industry-recognized credential.

A senior-only credential program is a type of career-technical education program. Schools and districts that want to set up Senior Only programs should contact the career technical planning district. The planning district can assist you with your application and EMIS reporting. State-approved senior only programs receive career-technical education funding. 

Schools and districts also may offer credentials to students outside of a career-technical education program by incorporating credential training into new or existing classes. Schools and districts that want to integrate credentials into existing or new courses may contact Joshua Miller at or

The list includes credentials in these 10 career fields:

Search the credentials below and look for the () that identifies the credentials that can be earned in one school year. Each credential links to the credentialing organization for more information on how that credential can be earned.

Agriculture and Environmental Systems Agriculture/Environmental Systems
Arts and Communications Arts and Communications
Business and Finance Business and Finance
Construction Construction
Education and Training Education and Training
Engineering Engineering
Health Health
Information Technology Information Technology
Law and Public Safety Law and Public Safety
Manufacturing Manufacturing

Last Modified: 7/16/2024 10:23:33 PM