Dual Enrollment Program
CSN's Dual Enrollment Program is an opportunity for motivated high school students to get a head start on their college education. The Dual Enrollment Program allows high school students to enroll in college courses at CSN in addition to their high school classes, providing students the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school. Dual Enrollment courses are taught at a CSN campus by CSN faculty. This guided program is only available through participating high schools.
Dual Enrollment Program Participating High Schools
What is the Dual Enrollment Program?
CSN's Dual Enrollment Program is an opportunity for high school students from participating high schools to enroll in college courses at CSN. Participating high schools collaborate with CSN to align students' academic plans and provide access to courses at a CSN campus taught by CSN faculty. Dual enrolled high school students may also access all resources available to any CSN student.
Who can participate?
The Dual Enrollment Program is open to high school students who attend a participating high school. Students enrolling in English or Math Jumpstart courses must qualify by using ACT, SAT, or CSN Placement Test scores.
For more information on placement testing, click HERE.
Who is the difference between the Dual Enrollment Program and Jumpstart Program?
Students participating in the Dual Enrollment Program are taking college courses at a CSN Campus that are taught by CSN faculty for the full rate of tuition and fees. Students participating in the Jumpstart Program are taking college courses that are taught at their high school by high school instructors who have been certified to teach CSN concurrent enrollment courses. Jumpstart courses are offered at a reduced fee.
How do I pay tuition?
Refer to your high school for information regarding tuition payments.
How do apply?
1. All students participating in the Dual Enrollment Program are required to complete the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application. Click HERE to apply. Students will be admitted and will receive their NSHE student ID number within 3-5 days. Instructions to complete the High School and Early College Programs Admissions Application can be found HERE.
2. Once a student has applied and received their NSHE student ID number they will need to validate their CSN student account. After a student has validated their CSN student account, they will be prompted to create a password. This will allow students to log in to GoCSN and access all of their CSN related apps in one place, including MyCSN, CANVAS, ALEKS, Tutoring, CSN Library, CSN Student Email, and more
How do I enroll in courses?
Refer to your high school for information regarding enrolling in courses.
Memorandum of Understanding Information
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is created and agreed upon to establish the intent and commitment of both CSN and the partnering high school.
The following statute supplies the legislative mandate for dual credit (NRS.389.160):
NRS 389.160 Credit toward graduation from high school for courses taken at community college, state college or university.
NRS 389.310 Cooperative agreements with certain entities to offer dual credit courses; a copy of the agreement to be provided to Nevada System of Higher Education and the Department.
If your school would like more information on creating a Memorandum of Understanding with CSN, please contact Guy Amato at Contact Us
For questions or concerns contact Sara Quintana Contact Us