- Reduce the average time-to-college degree
- Save money by taking college credit classes while in high school
- Increase the likelihood of college graduation
- Enhance academic performance
- Participate in career dual enrollment that will lead to an industry certification. Many industry certifications will articulate to college credit toward a degree.
Dual Enrollment is a challenging acceleration program for academically talented students who wish to earn high school and college credit at the same time. This program is open to the student from a public high school, an accredited private school, or an approved home-education program.
Benefits of the Dual Enrollment program:
Interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements.
- The student must be enrolled in grade six through twelve;
- The student must have an unweighted high school grade point average of 3.0 or above with a minimum of three high school credits, and who has earned appropriate college placement test scores to enroll in college credit courses; or
- The student must have an unweighted high school grade point average of 2.0 with a minimum of three high school credits, and who has earned appropriate college placement test scores to enroll in programs leading to an industry certification or an applied technology diploma.
- For college credit courses, achieve a minimum score on a common placement test pursuant to Rule 6A-14.064, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)
- Meet any additional eligibility criteria specified by the postsecondary institution in the Dual Enrollment Articulation Agreement
- Cannot be scheduled to graduate prior to the completion of the dual enrollment course
- Verify Eligibility:
- Meet with high school guidance counselor to determine if you are eligible based on the current district articulation requirements.
- Complete testing: ACT, SAT, or PERT* test showing you are college ready. Students interested in Dual Enrollment and taking the ACT or SAT should put Pensacola State College as one of their college choices so test scores are sent to the college. (School Code: 001513) You must place in all college level scores in reading, writing, and math to take Dual Enrollment courses on a College campus. (PERT Testing Referral Form must be presented with ID for testing at PSC.)
- *Students may take the PERT test every 30 days. Contact Testing & Assessment for more details
Minimum scores for entry into the Dual Enrollment Program: PERT ACT SAT CPT Reading 106 19 24 83 English 103 17 25 83 Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 24 72 Math-College Algebra 123 21 27.5 83
- Complete the PSC Application
- Dual Enrollment Application- Once you have completed the online application to PSC, you will receive an email link to the Dual Enrollment registration form.
- If you do not receive the follow-up email and it has been at least 2 days since you applied, you may go to this link to request Fall Term courses:
Dual Enrollment Fall Registration Request
- Additional Instructions:
- Complete Online Orientation
- Online Orientation. If you need assistance email Askus@pensacolastate.edu or call 850-484-2000.
- Activate your PSC Spyglass and PirateMail accounts.
- Pirate Mail is the official method of communication used by the College and it is the student’s responsibility to check your College email regularly.
- Want us to text you? Log on to Spyglass, update your User Profile, submit updated information with current cell number.
- Attend Classes
- Make sure you attend the first day of class to obtain the course syllabus as well as any other pertinent information needed for success.
- There are certain eligibility guidelines that must be met to remain in good standing as a Dual Enrollment student. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the requirements and follow them to remain eligible. The requirements are in the articulation agreement posted on this page under Documents & Forms
- Obtain your PSC student ID and obtain a parking decal if you will be attending classes on the College campus. Your student ID is necessary for testing, library checkouts, and many other activities on the College campus.
Students who need reasonable accommodations for a disability should contact PSC’s Student Resource Center for ADA Services. At the collegiate level, it is the responsibility of the student to initiate contact to request services. Students must register with the ADA office and present current documentation of their disability. Documentation requirements in college may be different than than the documents required by high schools, so students should contact the ADA office to discuss specific documentation requirements. For more information, contact the Student Resource Center for ADA Services on the Pensacola Campus, Bldg. 6, Room 603, ADA-Services@pensacolastate.edu or by phone at 850.484.1637 (Voice/TDD/TTY).
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