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Take College-Credit Classes at your High School

Students can take MSU Denver classes at their high school to earn college and high school credit simultaneously.

The high school teachers will use MSU Denver curriculum, texts, and grading scales to ensure the alignment of the University’s curriculum with high school courses. This academic support helps to create a university educational experience.

Earned credits are transferable to most other regionally accredited colleges and universities across the United States. The receiving institution will determine whether or not transfer credit is accepted. Students will also have access to many campus resources when they enroll in the program.

By taking advantage of this program, Colorado students will gain access to university courses, jump start their college career while in high school, and build confidence in their academic ability to do university course work.

The program is open to any eligible student and school district in Colorado.


  • MSU Denver and your high school will execute an agreement, and determine which classes will be provided.
  • To qualify to take a class, students must satisfy the minimum MSU Denver course prerequisites, and meet their high school's standards.
  • If your high school does not offer college credit classes in your school, please email concurrent@msudenver.edu.
  • The high school counselor or teacher will provide a concurrent/dual application, and a link to submit it. 
  • MSU Denver staff will then register each student in their respective class.

Professional Studies Track

  • Aviation Fundamentals
  • Food Fundamentals
  • Food Preparation and Science
  • Hotel Industry Fundamentals
  • Intro to Engineering

Cultural Studies Track

  • Advanced Conversation
  • Intro to Africana Studies
  • Intro to Chicana/o Studies
  • Spanish Reading & Communication I
  • Spanish Reading & Communication II
  • Women of Color

We’re proud to bring college credit classes to many school districts partners across the state, including: 27J Schools, Adams12 Five Star Schools, Adams14 School District, Aurora Public Schools, Boulder Valley School District, Cherry Creek School District No. 5, Colorado Connections Academy, Colorado Early Colleges Aurora, Colorado Early Colleges Ft. Collins, Colorado Early Colleges Parker, Colorado High School Charter, Colorado Prepatroy Academy, Colorado Springs School District 11, Denver Public Schools, Douglas County School District, Englewood Schools, Estes Park School District R-3, GOAL Academy, Greeley-Evans School District, JeffCo Public Schools, Jefferson Academy Secondary School, Littleton Public Schools, Mesa County Valley School District, Pinnacle Charter School, Roaring Fork Schools, St. Vrain Valley School District, Summit School District, Thompson School District, Two Roads Charter School, Weld RE-4 School District, Westminster Public Schools, and Woodland Park School District.

 

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact our Concurrent/Dual Enrollment team by calling 303-721-1313 or emailing Concurrent@msudenver.edu


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