Who is Eligible?

Students in grades 6-12 who are enrolled in Miami-Dade County public schools, participating private and charter schools, or home school are eligible to participate in the MDC dual enrollment program.

What are the Requirements?

  • A minimum 3.0 high school unweighted grade point average (GPA)
  • Demonstrated readiness for college coursework through the assessment of communication and computation skills (as established in State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.0315)*.
  • Students must have an understanding that the amount of work necessary to succeed in dual enrollment courses will be greater than in high school courses
  • Students participating in dual enrollment must earn a grade of "C" or higher in their college-level courses and maintain a 3.0 GPA in high school to continue participation. Students whose college GPA falls below 2.0 are ineligible to continue dual enrollment.
  • Students may lose eligibility if they are disruptive to the learning process.
  • All Dual Enrollment courses must be approved by their secondary school counselors.
  • Courses taken in Dual Enrollment will be used to meet the student’s high school graduation requirement.

*High school dual enrollment students who do not meet the statutory eligibility requirements (mandated GPA, test scores, and alternate methods) may be eligible to take courses from a select list. Students should contact their high school counselors for more information.

College-Credit dual enrollment [includes college credit certificates, Associate in Science (AS) degrees or Associate in Arts (AA) degrees].

Middle School students must meet the 3.0 GPA requirement and either pass all 3 sections of the college placement examination or provision of alternate methods.