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Tech Prep is the national initiative which creates curriculum pathways between high schools and career centers and colleges.

Students in career technology programs and area high schools may receive college credit for their high school technology training. Clark State has articulations with career centers and high schools in Clark, Champaign, Logan and Greene counties.

Did you know that you could qualify for 50 different scholarships through our new online scholarship application?

To access the new online scholarship application you must first apply to Clark State at, and after you have been accepted you will log into the student portal and access the new online scholarship application at to view and complete the submission requirements.

If you have participated in a Tech Prep program in high school within the last two years, you may be eligible to apply for the George T. Mueller Tech Prep Scholarship. Eligible applicants must have had a minimum 2.25 cumulative grade point average upon high school completion. The  $3,000 scholarship can cover tuition, fees and book expenses up to $750 a semester for full-time students. If a student qualifies for state or federal grant awards, those funds will be used first to pay for college tuition, fees and books. Please see your high school guidance counselor to apply!

Clark State offers pathways in:

  • Agriculture/Landscape/Turf Management
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Media
  • Early Childhood
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Financial Services
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geospatial Technologies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Occupations/Nursing/Physical Therapy Assistant
  • High School of Business
  • Interactive Media
  • Medical Assisting
  • Networking
  • Office Administration
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Software Design
  • Teaching Professions
  • Project Lead the Way

Clark State also offers an Associate of Technical Studies degree for students whose technical skills are not offered in a specific technical degree program. This is offered to career center and high students in career tech programs such as carpentry, cosmetology, welding and others.

George Mueller Tech Prep Scholarship
Clark State Community College offers the George Mueller Tech Prep Scholarship to all qualified Tech Prep students in Clark, Champaign, Logan and Greene counties. This $3,000 Scholarship is offered to Tech Prep students enrolling in a Clark State program, who have a 2.25 GPA in high school. The scholarship is $1,500 over two years, with $750 per semester, being full time. All scholarships are dependent on maintaining a 2.0 GPA while enrolled at Clark State and the availability of funds. This scholarship will not cover any Remedial Courses or developmental college courses.

Clark State is part of the West Ohio Tech Prep Regional Center.

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