Yes! You can earn college credit while still in high school!

Mayville State University and the North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) collaborate to offer dual credit courses during fall, spring, and summer semesters. Submit an application to NDCDE and Mayville State University. The course offerings are listed in on the website below.

North Dakota Center for Distance Education 

Mayville State University Application

If you want to take dual credit during the school year (fall and spring semesters) from Mayville State University, contact your school principal to begin the process. The course offerings are listed below.

Spring 2023 Dual Credit courses

Mayville State University has a special opportunity for North Dakota high school students for Spring 2023.  Any North Dakota High School Junior or Senior student with a 3.0 GPA or higher can enroll in SPED 289 Foundations of Special Education or EDUC 250 Introduction to Education free of charge. These courses are online, 3 credit courses with university credit earned from Mayville State University. The credit earned will transfer to other universities for education program requirements or elective credit. 

Additionally, for those dual credit students who enrolled in SPED 289 Foundations of Special Education in Fall 2022 with Mayville State University, SPED 289A is available free of charge for dual credit students. 

SPED 289 Foundations of Special Education Factsheet

EDUC 250 course description: This course provides students with historical, philosophical, social, and psychological foundations of education. Study of the structure and roles of the local, state, and federal government within the American educational system is a focus of the course along with student-led research on global educational systems, diversity and multiculturalism in education. Current trends in curriculum and instruction are also a focus of the course. Students will participate in a structured field experience to include elementary or secondary placement and special needs. Special emphasis will be placed on observing the teaching-learning process, performing instruction-related duties, working individually with students, and the operating procedures of a K-12 classroom. Students will also be introduced to the professionalism of teaching. 

Who is eligible?
• North Dakota High School Junior or Senior Student
• Student must have Cumulative GPA of 3.0

Why is it free?
The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) will pay for each student wanting to take EDUC 250, SPED 289, or SPED 289A. The application fee, books, and dual credit tuition will be paid. The State of North Dakota has a teacher shortage, and this dual credit course is designed to motivate juniors and seniors to consider all education fields, but especially the special education field.

Class Information

EDUC 250: Introduction to Education is a 16-week, online asynchronous 3 credit course for Spring Semester of 2023 taught by Mayville State University faculty member, Dr. Brittany Hagen.

SPED 289: Foundations of Special Education is a 16-week, online asynchronous 3 credit course for Spring Semester of 2023 taught by Mayville State University faculty member, Dr. Carly Theis.

Questions?
If you have questions, contact Emily Kaasa in the Mayville State Admissions Office at 701-788-4763 or
emily.kaasa@mayvillestate.edu.

 

Students

Can I take Dual Credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to Kati Nelson,  to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

How Do I Register?

Complete the MSU Application for Admission according to the instructions provided in our Dual Credit application tutorial.  Next, complete the Mayville State University Dual Credit Registration Form and FERPA FORM When completing these forms, please be sure to include the course title and course number exactly as they appear on the listing of dual credit courses found on the Spring 2022 list of Dual Credit Classes.

Submit the forms above to:

Admissions Office
Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

or 

Scan all documents and submit forms via email to: Emily Kaasa: emily.kaasa@mayvillestate.edu 

Will my credits transfer?

Credits received for dual credit courses appear on your Mayville State transcript as regular college credit. All dual credit courses can be equally transferred to any college or university within the North Dakota University System. Dual credit courses will generally transfer to other institutions as well; however, it is up to the receiving institution to determine how the credits will be accepted.

 

How will I get my MSU transcript if I go to another university after graduation?

Please click the link below to find all of the information you need to request your Mayville State University Transcript. 

REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS HERE

Parents

Is my child able to take dual credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to the Office of Admissions to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

What Will It Cost?

You are required to pay a one-time, non-refundable $35 application fee if you are a new dual credit student.

Mayville State dual credit course costs are listed below. 

*Books and materials are not included in the tuition and fees.

Costs for 2022-2023 Per Credit Per 3-credit course
Tuition Costs $153.96 $461.88

Dual Credit Assistance through Bank of North Dakota

 

Dual credit waiver program

This is a unique program that is only available to those students enrolled in dual credit high school courses offered through Mayville State. In order to qualify for the waiver, students must have completed at least one Mayville State dual credit course in high school prior to their full time enrollment at Mayville State as a freshman in the fall semester after high school graduation. Students will earn a waiver equivalent to the cost of their dual credit tuition for their freshman year at Mayville State. The scholarship will not exceed the amount of $2000.

Principals & Counselors

Who can take dual credit courses?

Any high school student enrolled in grades ten, eleven, or twelve who has received permission from his or her school administrator, has a 3.0 GPA and meets any course placement or pre-requisite guidelines is eligible for enrollment in a Mayville State dual credit course. To enroll in ENGL 110 College Composition I, an ACT English sub-test score of 18 is required.  To enroll in MATH 103 College Algebra, an ACT Mathematics sub-test score of 21 is required. Additional placement information can be found here.

Students who do not meet the required minimum 3.0 GPA may be allowed to take dual credit courses (other than dual credit MATH or ENGL) with permission from their school administrator. Please reach out to the Office of Admissions, to request special consideration for enrolling in dual credit.  High school counselors and teachers may advise students regarding their academic readiness to participate in dual credit courses, and only those students who are academically ready should enroll in a dual credit course.

What Will It Cost?

You are required to pay a one-time, non-refundable $35 application fee if you are a new dual credit student.

Mayville State dual credit course costs are listed below. 

*Books and materials are not included in the tuition and fees.

Costs for 2022-2023 Per Credit Per 3-credit course
Tuition Costs $153.96 $461.88

Dual Credit Assistance through Bank of North Dakota

Dual credit waiver program

This is a unique program that is only available to those students enrolled in dual credit high school courses offered through Mayville State. In order to qualify for the waiver, students must have completed at least one Mayville State dual credit course in high school prior to their full time enrollment at Mayville State as a freshman in the fall semester after high school graduation. Students will earn a waiver equivalent to the cost of their dual credit tuition for their freshman year at Mayville State. The scholarship will not exceed the amount of $2000.

How Do I Help My Students Get Registered?

Complete the MSU Application for Admission according to the instructions provided in our Dual Credit application tutorial.  Next, complete the Mayville State University Dual Credit Registration Form and FERPA FORM When completing these forms, please be sure to include the course title and course number exactly as they appear on the listing of dual credit courses found on the Fall 2022 list of Dual Credit Classes.

Submit the forms above to:

Admissions Office
Mayville State University
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

or 

Scan all documents and submit forms via email to Emily Kaasa: emily.kaasa@mayvillestate.edu

Will the credits transfer?

Credits received for dual credit courses appear on your Mayville State transcript as regular college credit. All dual credit courses can be equally transferred to any college or university within the North Dakota University System. Dual credit courses will generally transfer to other institutions as well; however, it is up to the receiving institution to determine how the credits will be accepted.

How do my students get their MSU transcript if they go to another university after graduation?

Please click the link below to find all of the information you need to request your Mayville State University Transcript.  

REQUEST TRANSCRIPTS HERE

North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE)

Additional Dual Credit Course Offerings for 2022-2023

Mayville State University has partnered with the North Dakota Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) to offer courses for dual credit.  These courses do have a firm start and end date for first, second, and summer semester enrollments.

As you look for continued opportunities for North Dakota’s students during the 2022-2023 school year, know that North Dakota’s Center for Distance Education (NDCDE) now offers dual credit courses for all students regardless of location. We are anticipating that the dual credit course offerings will continue to grow. For this first initial offering, there are opportunities for students to earn North Dakota college credit in the courses listed in the link below.

Visit NDCDE’s website at: https://www.ndcde.org/information/additional-programs/dual-credit

Early Entry: Not Dual Credit

Early Entry Students

Early entry students interested in taking MSU courses not eligible for dual credit will need to submit required documentation allowing enrollment in college courses prior to high school graduation. This includes a signed parent agreement for non-dual credit enrollment. Early entry students taking classes not designated as a dual credit class section will pay the regular Mayville State on-campus or online tuition and fees to enroll.  Students must meet any required class prerequisites to enroll as early entry students and submit a Mayville State University Application. Early entry students will also need to have their high school administrator contact the Office of Admissions to receive the necessary documents. 

 

 

For More Information:

Office of Admissions
admissions@mayvillestate.edu
Phone:  701-788-4763
Fax:  701-788-4613