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Dual Credit

College credit for High School Students

Dual Credit Program Overview

William Jessup University offers high school students the opportunity to receive college credit through our Dual Credit program. This program gives college credits for courses taught on high school campuses, with the University approved curriculum and by the high school’s instructors. Students enrolled in dual credit can receive both high school and college credit for the course at the same time. Most colleges and universities will accept dual credit if the student earns a grade of C or better.

A Dual Credit course is taught at the collegiate level, preparing students for college work and facilitates the transition between high school and college. Through the program, students are able to reduce the time and costs needed to earn a college degree by receiving college credit during high school.

Jessup is an accredited, four-year Christian university strategically located in Rocklin, California. Our close proximity to the state’s capital gives unique opportunities for our students in the public and private sectors. We offer a wide variety of degree programs in our traditional undergrad programs, as well as several graduate degrees and fully online programs. Our accreditation through the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and our membership in the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) means that credits are transferable to many schools in the nation-including state universities, private colleges and bible colleges.

Parents & Students

Students often learn about William Jessup University Dual Credit courses through their high school. Guidance counselors will know which courses are William Jessup University Dual Credit and which courses are not. When a student takes a William Jessup University Dual Credit course through their high school, they can choose to register to receive college credit.

Teachers & Admins

William Jessup University Dual Credit enables high schools to offer dual credit courses on their campus, utilizing their college-level curriculum, and their highly credentialed faculty. There is no school fee to apply for dual credit courses and no restrictions to how many courses a school may choose to offer.

Important Dates

November 1stLast day to submit an Application for Dual Credit High School
November 1stLast day to Drop a Dual Credit course with 100% refund of tuition
January 1stLast day to Drop a Dual Credit course; No tuition will be refunded and the grade on the transcript will be “W”, signifying ‘Withdrawal’

Dual Credit Team

Eva Hall

Director of Dual Credit Programs
Executive Assistant to the Provost/CAO
(916) 577-2215

Eva brings 12+ years of experience in higher education and is currently involved with program development at Jessup. She provides assistance that ensures the current policy and processes which support the successful launch of new programs. Presently, she is working towards her master’s degree in human resource service management at Golden Gate University and holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts.

Tina Petersen

(916) 577-2245

As the Registrar, Tina provides students with academic support to ensure an excellent college experience. Tina earned her master’s in student affairs administration from Michigan State University and brings with her over 20 years of experience in higher education. She works with a team of dedicated professionals to provide a quality academic setting to ensure student success.


Learn More About the Dual Credit Program

You may have questions about Jessup and the dual credit process, connect with our team below and we we’ll be glad to assist you through the process.

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