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 Dual Enrollment / Dual Credit

​Dual enrollment is a program at East Mississippi Community College that allows eligible high school students currently attending public and private high schools, or students who are home-schooled, to simultaneously enroll in a college course. Dual-enrolled students can take classes through either the Academic Division or the Career-Technical Division.
What's the difference between a dual-enrolled student and dual-credit student?

A dual-enrolled student is a student who is enrolled in a community college or state institution of higher learning while also enrolled in high school.


A dual credit student is a student who is enrolled in a community college or state institution of higher learning while enrolled in high school and who is receiving high school and college credit at the same time for post-secondary coursework.​

Who is eligible for the Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit program?
You are eligible if you:


Have completed 14 core high school units;


Have a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or better (on a 4-point scale) on all high school courses, as documented by an official high school transcript; and


Have an unconditional written recommendation from your high school principal and/or guidance counselor.​

Who pays the college tuition for the Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit program? ​

We have various opportunities for dual-enrolled students who take classes at East Mississippi Community College.​

Who pays for the textbooks?

Students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks. ​

Where are Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit classes held?

On-site at EMCC campuses.

Through EMCC's e-Learning/Online program.

Some high school campuses (check to see if your school is one of them).​

What's the admission/registration process?

See the item called "Admissions" in the red bar on the left of this screen.​

I have a question. Who do I ask?​ ​
Your high school counselor.


Cindy Johnson, EMCC director of College and Career Planning,
(662) 243-1908 or cjohnson@eastms.edu.​

 

 

 

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