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Dual Credit Information for Principals, Counselors, and Teachers

Learn more about the opportunities for high schools to get involved, and contact Ivy Tech today! For students ready to get started, they can complete our online application. Our online application is free, and should take no more than 10 minutes. 

Dual Credit Options

Traditional Dual Credit

  • Ivy Tech faculty and staff work with high schools to identify courses that are eligible to be offered with a focus on "priority" courses identified by the Indiana Department of Education.
  • Course content is identical to on-campus offerings and incorporates the same syllabi, class assignments, and examinations while utilizing comparable textbooks.
  • High school faculty teaching a course for dual credit meet the credentialing requirements of Ivy Tech and the licensing requirements of the Indiana Department of Education.
  • High School faculty participate in on-going professional development provided by Ivy Tech.
  • No tuition is charged to students or to the school. Ivy Tech covers the cost.


  • Ivy Tech faculty and staff work with the high school to determine what courses are available.
  • A credentialed Ivy Tech faculty member comes directly to the high school to provide instruction.
  • Scheduling of the class is flexible. A popular choice is after normal school hours in order to avoid conflicts with other school programming and activities.
  • Credit earned applies toward a high school diploma and toward an Ivy Tech certificate or degree.
  • Students gain exposure to the expectations of college faculty, better preparing them to continue their education beyond high school.
  • A reasonable flat rate fee is charged to the school/school district to cover the cost of instruction.
  • Students are not charged tuition.
Helpful Links
Become a Dual Credit Instructor Dual Credit Faculty Credentialing Q & A (Professional Development)
Dual Credit FAQ DualEnroll.com 
Fee Remission for High School Dual Credit Instructors High School Dual Credit Crosswalk
Level Up NACEP

On-Campus Instructions/Early Admission

  • Ivy Tech faculty and staff work with the high school principal or counselors to identify students to participate.
  • Students enroll in Ivy Tech classes for which they meet admissions requirements.
  • Upon approval of the high school, credit earned can apply to high school graduation requirements.
  • Scheduling of coursework can be during the regular school day as approved by the high school or after regular school hours.
  • Students experience the demands of completing college level coursework in a college setting.
  • Ivy Tech based tuition and fees apply and may be paid by the individual student or the high school.
Transfer Information

Ivy Tech offers more than 100 transfer programs with in-state and out-of-state schools, including several guaranteed admissions programs.

Families can save up to $12,000 by having theri students complete their first two years at Ivy Tech and then transferring to a four-year college. When they enroll in one of the eligible degree programs, they can earn an associate degree from Ivy Tech and then transfer to any Indiana public four-year institution with automatic junior status.
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Ivy Tech Community College’s Start as a Sophomore, also known as the Statewide Transfer General Education Core (STGEC), prepares students for a successful start on the path to earning an associate or bachelor's degree.

Formerly known as the Gen Ed Transfer Program, Start as A Sophomore allows students to begin their time at Ivy Tech with a 30-credit hour block that transfers to all other public four-year colleges in Indiana. The curriculum of these core classes is the same at Ivy Tech as the other institutions, but the tuition rate is less.
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Partner High Schools & Ivy Tech Campus Contact Information

Find your school using the links below then refer to the Ivy Tech Dual Credit Contact Information Chart to get connected today!