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Dual Credit


Mount Marty College's Step Ahead Dual Credit Program provides a unique opportunity for students to enroll in courses that earn both high school and college credit simultaneously. MMC's fist partnerships in the Dual Credit Program were formed in 1996 and have proven to be very successful and an educational asset to students who take advantage of the time and money savings program.

Benefits
  • Increased confidece in ability to do college-level work
  • Being a "step ahead" of other college freshmen
  • Saving time by not having to repeat the courses in college
  • Paying a fraction of the price for the same college credit
  • Increased opportunities for the college student to double major, take lighter credit loads, and graduate in four years
What are the costs?
High School: $60 per credit hour
Distance Learning and Online: $95 percredit hour
Who is eligible to register?
Students must obtain approval from their high school's guidance counselor, teacher, or appropriate personnel to register for a dual credit course. Students must be approved for advanced placement courses or meet two of the following criteria:
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Minimum grade of "B" in prior content related courses of the dual credit course
  • Minimum ACT score of 21 in content related sub test
  • Rank in the top half of the class
Participating Schools
Alcester-Hudson
Arlington
Armour
Avon
Beresford
Bon Homme
Bonesteel
Bowdle
Britton-Hecla
Canton
Castlewood
Centerville
Clark
Dakota Valley
Deuel
Estelline
Florence
Gayville-Volin
Grant Deuel
Hamlin
Harrisburg
Henry
Irene-Wakonda
Iroquois
Lake Preston
Leola
O'Gorman
Rosholt
Rutland
Sioux Valley
Summit
Tea
Timber Lake
Vermillion
Viborg-Hurley
Wagner
Waubay
Watertown
Willow Lake
Yankton
What is the process for registration?
Students may register online for dual credit courses. Payment for courses can be paid either by credit card, cash or check. Students must contact the registrar's office in order to drop a course and must abide by the deadlines to drop as outlined in the academic calendar.

Spring 2014 Registration: November 10, 2013 through January 10, 2014