The Dual Enrollment program is a partnership between Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and our high school districts throughout the greater Omaha area. Dual enrollment allows high school students to earn both high school and college credit at the same time. MCC credits earned may transfer to other college or university which accepts MCC credits.It is the responsibility of the student to verify if the course will transfer to the receiving institution. To learn about transfer-ability at local 4-year colleges, please visit the articulation webpage.
To see how it transfers to a Nebraska College or University visit Transfer Nebraska.
Classes are taught in the individual high school classroom, as scheduled, during the regular school year.
A high school teacher, with a Nebraska teaching certification and a master's degree with 18 hours of graduate coursework in the area of instruction, teaches in the high school classroom using Metropolitan Community College's course outline with approval from the academic area dean.
*To maximize opportunities for students, MCC may offer online courses to high schools with instructors who do not have a Nebraska teaching certification. Check with your high school to see if high school credit may be awarded.
What classes are offered at Burke that are Dual Enrolled with MCC?
What is the cost of MCC's Dual Enrollment program? The cost is $40 per course. This is a flat fee and is the only cost for the course.
What if my family qualifies for Free/Reduced Price Lunch or a similar financial hardship program?
Access College Early (ACE) Scholarships
ACE – ACCESS COLLEGE EARLY SCHOLARSHIP - Student Scholarship Program Act may be able to fund your MCC course, with course numbers of 1000 and higher. Authorized by the Nebraska Legislature in 2007, the Access College Early (ACE) Scholarship Program Act (LB 192) pays tuition and mandatory fees for qualified, low-income high school students to enroll in college courses from Nebraska colleges or universities, either through dual-enrollment or early enrollment agreements with these institutions. High school students may apply for funding under this program by completing the ACE Student Application, which is reviewed by the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (CCPE) for award consideration. https://ecmp.nebraska.gov/CCPE-ACE
To qualify for the scholarship, the student or student's family must be approved to participate in one of the federal need-based government programs listed or have experienced an extreme hardship that affects family income - Free or Reduced Price Lunch Program, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Special Supplemental Assistance Program (WIC). The student must provide documentation, from their high school, verifying approval to participate in the program or of the hardship.