A Head Start on Higher Education.

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Double Up On Credit

Dual credit courses allow South Dakota high school students to earn credit for both their postsecondary degree and high school diploma. These courses are offered by higher education institutions and contain college-level content and subject matter.

Dual credit courses are available to 11-12th-grade students at $48.33 per credit, a fraction of the cost of the state’s technical institutes and public universities.

How Do I Register?

Talk to your high school counselor to see if you are a candidate. In the meantime, read up on how you can save time and money with dual credit classes.

Choose Your Learning Path

No two people are the same. Why should their education be? Choose a path of learning that fits your life.

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Build experience as a student or recent graduate with internships relevant to your field of study.
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Learn new skills or master a field you already know with cost-effective, convenient certificate programs.
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Cyber Residencies

Earn real wages and gain practical skills outside of the classroom in a blended learning experience.
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Tech/Assoc. Degrees

Choose from a wide range of courses and programs where you’ll learn skills tailored to fit a high-demand job market.
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Dual Credit Classes

Get a head start! Dual credit classes enable high school students to earn college credit before they step foot on campus.
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Bachelor’s Degrees

This isn't your grandparents’ college classroom. Now you can get your degree on-campus, online, or a bit of both.
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