Dual Credit

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The McMurry Dual Credit Academy delivers quality and flexible curriculum at an affordable price to high school students. Begin your college journey with McMurry Dual Credit Academy and McMurry University and make progress towards your future now. Enroll in flexible online courses that are transferable and built into Fast Track pathways at McMurry University. All students who complete a McMurry Dual Credit Academy course will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to attend McMurry University as an incoming freshman.

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McMurry Dual Credit Academy Scholarship

Students who complete a McMurry Dual Credit Academy course as a high school student will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship as a full-time incoming freshmen.  Apply to McMurry University in your senior year, and your scholarship will be awarded after your admission.

High school juniors and seniors can apply to the McMurry Dual Credit Academy. Your high school may be a preferred dual credit partner or you may take courses at McMurry Dual Credit Academy on your own. Homeschool students are welcome!

Begin your McMurry Dual Credit Academy journey today. The following items are required to be consider for admission to the academy.

  • Submit a free Dual Credit Academy application.
  • Request a letter of support from a high school counselor or principal.
  • Request or submit a copy of your high school transcript.
  • Complete Education Record Information Release Authorization form (after admission).

Admission Eligibility:
Students must have consent and support from a high school counselor or principal and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.


McMurry partners with TEL Education to construct and deliver online dual credit courses. Dual credit courses are designed to provide students with an intuitive and structured online experience. Highly qualified instructors provide student support as students engage in self-paced courses. The McMurry Dual Credit Academy, in partnership with TEL education, is an excellent opportunity for dual credit students to obtain valuable college experience at an affordable price.

Approved students may enroll in any McMurry Dual Credit Academy course listed below. These 16 week courses are offered every Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Our McMurry Dual Credit Academy staff will enroll you in your courses. Course selections can be made in your application portal prior to the beginning of each semester.

Students may enroll in 12 hours each semester. Students who wish to enroll in additional hours can seek approval from their high school counselor or principal. 

Online Courses:

Course ID Course Title
BIOL 1401 Principles of Biology with Lab
BUSI 2320  Ethics & Entrepreneurship in the Modern World
CHEM 1400 Chemistry in Society with Lab
COMM 1310 Principles of Communication
COSC 1322 Intro to Computer Science & Info Technology
ECON 2320 Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 1310 Composition and Rhetoric
ENGL 1320 Composition and Literature
HIST 1310 World Civilization to 1500 
HIST 2310 United States to 1877
HIST 2320 United States Since 1865
MATH 1311 College Algebra 
MATH 1315 Contemporary Math
MUSI 2310 Music Appreciation
PHIL 2350 Introduction to Philosophy
PHYS 1400 Introduction to Physics with Lab
POSC 2310 American National Government
PSYC 1340 General Psychology
RELI 1330 Introduction to Christianity
RELI 2330 Old Testament

* Recommended Pre-Requisite: MATH 1311 College Alegbra


McMurry Dual Credit Academy courses are transferable to most colleges and universities; however, these courses are approved by our faculty to match core curriculum, major, minor, and/or elective requirements at McMurry University. Students are able complete several hours of our first-year curriculum through the Academy before starting as a freshman. Taking Dual Credit Academy courses now permits students the opportunity to finish a bachelor’s degree faster at McMurry University.


McMurry Dual Credit Academy is designed to be an affordable path towards receiving college credit for high school students. All courses through McMurry Dual Credit Academy are $200 for a three-hour course and $300 for a four-hour course. Books are included for online McMurry Dual Credit Academy courses, and there are no additional fees.

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