Grand Canyon University (GCU) offers dual enrollment classes as an affordable and efficient way for high school and homeschool students to gain a head start on earning their college degree. With our ease of credit transferability, earning college credit provides students with college-level academic skills while still in high school and an accelerated college pathway that reduces time to graduation.
Save money on tuition and increase future earning potential while taking general education requirements or electives and exploring potential majors.
Whether your dream is to be a software engineer or a teacher, GCU will tailor your dual enrollment journey to you. By the time you step onto a college campus, you’re jumping into core classes right away.
To register for a dual enrollment course or learn more, fill out the ‘Get More Information’ form on this page.
Dual Enrollment Courses Offered Both Online and on GCU’s Campus
GCU Dual Enrollment Courses are available to high school juniors and seniors with an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or above, and high school sophomores with an unweighted GPA of 3.25 or above.
All students are subject to GCU course prerequisites and course policies, which may include online placement tests.
About Dual Enrollment Instructors
Dual enrollment instructors deliver content that incorporates best practices in teaching, technology, classroom engagement, ethics and more in a specific area. GCU and instructors collaborate to provide academic support, curriculum approval and monitoring of the course effectiveness for all high school and homeschool students.
All instructors are required to have a master’s degree or higher in the content area, or a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours (500+) in the content area.
Their expertise qualifications are set and approved by the GCU colleges, and instructors receive ongoing training, support and professional development.
Dual Enrollment Courses at High Schools
High school dual enrollment classes are available for students who attend participating Arizona high schools. Please consult your school for information on if they are offering GCU credits.
*Additional books/fees may apply