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Dual Credit Options

Dual Credit Options

“Dual Credit” refers to all courses that allow students to earn high school and college credit while the student is in high school.  There are a variety of ways MPS students can earn dual credit.  Opportunities vary by school; however, all schools offer multiple ways students may earn both high school and college credit. 

Check out the MPS Advanced Academics homepage or for a district wide summary of this year's advanced academics offerings at each of the high schools, click on the link below. 

Rigorous Course Waivers

Students taking courses designated as rigorous can waive related graduation requirements.

Advanced Placement (AP)

AP courses are college level courses offered in high school.

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

CTE programs prepare students for post-secondary education, work, and citizenship.

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrrent enrollment courses are college-level cousres taught in high school. 

International Baccalaureate (IB)

IB programs prepare students for rigious coursework in post-secondary institutions.

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) allows Minneapolis students to earn college credits while still enrolled in high school. PSEO students attend college classes, do not pay tuition, and earn both high school and college credits.  Please connect with your school counselor for more information about PSEO.