Frequently Asked Questions2019-06-04T23:17:18-05:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Dual Enrollment – High school students take college-level courses and receive both college and high school credit at the same time.

Joint Enrollment –  High school students take college-level courses and receive college credit only. No high school credit is awarded for the courses taken. Joint Enrollment students usually attend college classes after their school day has ended. This determination is typically made by the student’s high school and/or school district.

Students are encouraged to speak with their high school to determine if credit can be received for courses completed online.

There is a high demand for qualified STEM workers, and that will only increase in the future. We created this Dual Enrollment program for high school students who want to gain a competitive edge.

The ERAU Dual Enrollment program offers courses to students in a classroom at their high school campus, or online via the ERAU Worldwide – Online Campus.

The acceptance of transfer credit earned with ERAU by any other institution is solely at the discretion of the receiving institution.

No, participation in the Embry-Riddle Dual Enrollment Program does not guarantee admission into Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University post high school graduation.

Dual Enrollment Program students will be required to officially apply to the university and meet all admission requirements. Upon admission to the university, any dual enrollment courses completed with a “C” grade or higher will be evaluated toward your chosen degree program.

Individuals with Aviation/Aerospace and/or STEM education are highly valued in the workforce, as well as in the military.  Statistics show that employees in STEM-related fields earn more than their peers in other industries. College credits can be transferred later if (or when) a student is ready to pursue more education.