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 postsecondary 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 (2023 - 2024)
- CBHE Policy on Dual Credit (2015)
- Dual Credit / Dual Enrollment Criteria
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
- Dual Credit Survey Summary Report (2011)
- Higher Learning Commission Guidelines on Dual Credit Faculty Credentials and Qualifications
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.