Earn College Credit While In High School

About Dual Enrollment

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:

  • 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.

Eligibility Requirements

Interested students must meet the following eligibility requirements.

  1. The student must be enrolled in grade six through twelve;
  2. 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
  3. 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

Public School Check List

  1. 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:
    Reading 106 19 24
    English 103 17 25
    Math-Inter Algebra 114 19 24
    Math-College Algebra 123 21 27.5


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  3. 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.
  4.  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.


ADA Statement

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).

Dual Enrollment Advisors

HIgh School Advisor Contact Information

Escambia High

Christopher Hostler


Northview High

Alex Andrews


Pensacola High

Anita Bronson


Pine Forest High

Edith Fox


Tate High

Mary Esslinger


Washington High

John Vitale


West FL Tech

Madeleine Darowiche


Pace High

Stacy Young


North Santa Rosa Co High Schools (Central, Jay, Santa Rosa Online)

Halley Camacho


South Santa Rosa Co High Schools (Gulf Breeze, Navarre)

Karen McCabe


Home School – Escambia County

Saundra Colville



Home School – Santa Rosa County

Debbie Bigelow-Jordan


Private School – Escambia County

Laura Green


Milton High – North Santa Rosa County (Private Schools)

Jennifer Hill-Faron


Home School/Private – South Santa Rosa County (Gulf Breeze, Navarre)

Karen McCabe


PSC Student Resource Center for ADA Services

Liz Moseley


Success Academy

John Vitale


County District Contact Information

Escambia County Charter Schools

Vickie Mathis


Escambia County Home School 

Chris McFarland


Santa Rosa County Home School & Charter School

Laura Austin


Dean Contact Information

Dean, Student Affairs

Kathy Dutremble


Dean, Baccalaureate Studies

Kirk Bradley


Dual Enrollment Documents & Forms

Public High School

Home School

Private High School