The McMurry Dual Credit Academy delivers quality and flexible curriculum at an affordable price to current high school students. Students are able to enroll in flexible online courses that are transferable and built into Fast Track pathways at McMurry University.

While students may apply and enroll in dual credit classes individually, McMurry University also partners with school districts in the local Abilene area and around the state of Texas to provide dual credit offerings that align with the schools’ requirements and schedules.

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Application and Admission

All high school students are able 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).

Students must have consent and support from a high school counselor or principal. A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is recommended. 

Available Courses

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 semester. Our McMurry Dual Credit Academy staff will enroll you in your courses. Courses are college credits and are accepted at many institutions within the state and nation. Course transfer differs from university to university and it is recommended that you check with the receiving institution to confirm.

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.

Students local to the Abilene area who would like to take in-person courses on the McMurry campus may request to do so. Our Registrar’s Office will walk through the course registration process on an individual basis to ensure students are enrolling in suitable courses.


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

* Recommended Pre-Requisite: MATH 1311 College Algebra

Contact Us

Grant Greenwood Vice President for Enrollment Management
Kelsey Davis Director of Admission Operations
Lauren Luna Director of Dual Credit Academy
Dual Credit Academy