Dual Credit and Dual Enrollment
Dual Credit coursework as defined by 6 CSR 10-2.195 means college level courses taught by high school instructors to high school students who are simultaneously earning both high school and college credit for these courses. Courses may also be administered online, or as hybrid courses.
Dual Enrollment coursework as defined by 6 CSR 10-2.195 means college level courses taught by posecondary faculty to high school students who are earning college credit, and may be earning high school credit, for these courses. Courses may take place on the college/university campus, through an online format, or on a high school campus. The dual enrollment credits earned at the institution of higher education may or may not be counted toward the student’s high school diploma.
For more information about Dual Credit in Missouri:
Approved Dual Credit Provider List (2022-2023)*
*Institutions are currently submitting data for the upcoming school year; link will be updated by June 30, 2022
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The Higher Learning Commission defines dual credit courses as those that are taught to high school students for which students receive both high school credit and college credit.