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High School - Dual Credit Options

  1. Bishop McNamera Catholic High School - The Enhanced Dual Credit Program allows students who are college ready to attend college and for students to incur significantly less debt upon college graduation.

High School - College/University

  1. Kankakee Community College: In its College Credit Division, KCC awards associate degrees, associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates of completion. Students attend KCC both to prepare to transfer to four-year institutions and complete bachelor's degrees and to prepare to enter the job market directly from KCC.

  2. Olivet Nazarene University: ONU offers architectural, mechanical, geological, chemical, computer, electrical and civil engineering subfields. ONU and KCC are working on articulation for graduates of KCC to go onto ONU to complete a BA or BS degree, particularly for engineering

High School - Technical/Vocational School

  1. KCC Manufacturing Technology Program - Many of the manufacturing-related courses are taken at KC's state-of-the-art Manufacturing Industrial Tech Center.

  2. Paul Mitchell School Bradley - Paul Mitchell has been an iconic brand of professional hair care products for over 30 years. When you graduate from a Paul Mitchell school, you take our name with you—which includes a reputation for innovation and excellence, and a longstanding commitment to quality.

  3. Kankakee Area Career Center - The primary purpose of the Kankakee Area Career Center (KACC) is to meet the  Career and Technical Education needs of regional high school students.

High School - Apprenticeships

  1. Three Rivers Construction Alliance - Three Rivers Construction Alliance has information about local apprenticeships on their website.  Contact Executive Director, Thomas White, at or (877) 740-8722 x101

Degree Completion Program

  1. Kankakee Community College - This degree completion program will allow some KCC students to earn a bachelor’s degree in technology from over 13 Universities/Colleges including Eastern and Northern Illinois Universities, Governors State University, Olivet Nazarene University and many more without leaving thier region.