Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment

Homeschool Students

Homeschool students are welcomed and encouraged to participate in the dual credit/dual enrollment program at MSSU!

Home School Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Completion of the sophomore year in high school with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent as denoted on a notarized high school transcript*
  • Pursuit of the state-designated college preparatory high school curriculum
  • Recommendation by the student’s home school proctor
  • Meet the same requirements for admission to individual courses (e.g. prerequisites, test scores) as those required of an on-campus student

*Freshmen and sophomores may be eligible for dual credit/dual enrollment with special permission from the proctor and MSSU.

Home School Student Application Instructions

To apply to the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program for the first time you must submit the following to the Office of Academic Outreach:

  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Student Application
  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Registration & Recommendation
  • Recommendation should be completed by the home school proctor
  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Student & Parent/Legal Guardian Consent
  • Copy of *notarized MOST RECENT high school transcript (for GPA verification)
  • Copy of test scores (if a test score is required for desired coursework)
  • Print and complete the forms, then submit them to the High School Instructor or High School Dual Credit Coordinator

* Home school students must provide a notarized copy of the high school transcript.

To re-apply to the Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Program for subsequent terms you must submit the following to the High School Instructor or High School Dual Credit Coordinator:

  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Returning Student Application
  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Registration & Recommendation Returning Student
  • Recommendation should be completed by the home school proctor
  • Dual Credit/Dual Enrollment Student & Parent/Legal Guardian Consent
  • Copy of *notarized MOST RECENT high school transcript (for GPA verification)
  • Copy of test scores (if a test score is required for desired coursework)
  • Print and complete the forms, then submit them to the High School Instructor or High School Dual Credit Coordinator

* Home school students must provide a notarized copy of the high school transcript.

Applications and required documents will be submitted to the Office of Academic Outreach by the Home School Proctor. Electronic submission to dualcredit@mssu.edu is preferred; however, paper copies can be mailed to the Office of Academic Outreach (Hearnes Hall 315, Joplin, MO 64801), or faxed copies will be accepted at 417.659.4028.

Students who do not meet the requirements will not be eligible to participate in the program.

 

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