To be a dual enrollment student at GFC MSU, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be enrolled in a high school that has a current dual enrollment agreement with GFC MSU. Home-schooled students may enroll through the school district in which you reside. Click here for a list of high schools with current dual enrollment agreements.
- Be at least 16 years of age or a high school junior.
- Have successfully completed the required high school classes at your grade level and be on track for high school graduation. Note: if you have graduated from high school, you are not eligible for CE.
- Some DE classes may require qualifying placement test scores such as the ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer test OR other prerequisites set by the college or high school.
- Have approval signatures of a parent or guardian, high school official, and designated college official.
In addition to the basic qualifications for dual enrollment, you need to be realistic about taking a college class while you are still in high school. You’ll have one foot in high school and one in college and that can be a lot to manage.
Dual credit courses are college courses open to high school students. They move at a faster pace, contain more depth of content, and may contain adult subject matter. Successful dual enrollment students are those who exhibit:
- Time Management Skills