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  DUAL ENROLLMENT

The Dual Enrollment program allows for the students tot take courses in college that will fulfill high school graduation requirements. Students attending public and approved private schools do not pay if the classes they are taking are approved for dual enrollment.

Who is eligible?
What is the criteria for acceptance into the program?
What is the cost to the student?
Does the student pay for instructional materials?
What should the student submit?
Where should the student submit the application form?
Does the student receive college credit for the courses taken?
Does the student select the courses?
How many courses can the student register for?
How doe I get an application packet?


Who is eligible?

  • High school students in grades 10 through 12 who have a minimum 3.0 high school grade point average.
  • Miami-Dade County public and approved private high school students.
 

What is the criteria for acceptance into the program?

  • Permission from the parent/guardian, guidance counselor and principal
  • Successful completion of all parts of the CPT (Computerized Placement test)
  • An interview with an MDC academic advisor or Carlos E. Rossie from the
  • Recruitment Department.
  • Expressed intent by the student to pursue a post secondary degree.
  • Courses taken must fulfill high school requirements (student must be counseled by his/her school advisor).
 

What is the cost to the student?

There is no cost on tuition as long as Miami-Dade County public or a proved private high school student is taking courses which count toward high school graduation as approved by the high school principal.
 

Does the student pay for instructional material?

  • Miami-Dade county public high school students taking courses which count toward high school graduation will receive their instructional materials count cost. (Students should obtain the dual enrollment voucher form for text books through the high school)
  • Students from public high schools will received from their high schools book vouchers. Students from private high schools must pay for their own books.
 

What should the student submit?

  • The dual enrollment application form (yellow) with a regular MDC application. The dual enrollment form (yellow) application must be properly completed by a high school counselor, and must have the signature of the high school counselor, the principal and one of the student's parents. Application should be submitted at least 30 days in advanced of the requested term of enrollment.
  • Students must resubmit an application (yellow) for each term they take courses at the college.
 

Where should the student submit the application forms?

  • The student should either mail the application to the InterAmerican Campus, attention recruitment department or hard delivered to the Registrar office in room 1117
 

Does the student receive college credit for the courses taken?

  • College credit completed with a satisfactory grade will apply toward Associate Degree or Certificate requirement at MDC.
 

Does the student select the course?

The student and the high school guidance counselor will select form the campus registration handbook, these courses must match the requirements for high school graduation. Students are not allowed to enroll in College courses which duplicate courses are offered by their high school.
 

How many courses can the student register for?

Students may enroll for a maximum of 2 courses each semester, excluding labs, up to a maximum of 12 credits each academic year. The Academic Dean may grant permission to exceed the 12 credit limit on an individual basis.
 

How do I get an application packet?

You may pick up an application packet from your Guidance Counselor or email Kelly Hernandez 305-237-6366, for applications
 
 
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