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Earn credit at Mitchell Technical Institute while still in high school through our dual credit classes!
Mitchell Technical Institute allows high school students to enroll in selected online and face-to-face classes providing them with the opportunity to earn credit at MTI and at their local high school when approved by their school district.
Classes are offered at a reduced rate of $48.33/credit hour making this an affordable option to get started on their post-secondary career plans while they are still in high school.
What are the benefits for students taking dual credit classes?
- Enhances ability and skills to do college work and aids student in gaining confidence for post-secondary success
- Allows student to experience the rigor and challenge of post-secondary classes while still in high school
- Provides relevance to students allowing them to study areas of career interest
Details and registration instructions are listed below.
Mitchell Technical Institute 2019-2020 Important Dates (Printable PDF)
Courses are available from a variety of MTI programs:
Download Fall 2019 Dual Credit Course Schedule (PDF)
South Dakota Department of Education list of South Dakota Dual Credit Courses Offered.
Want to learn more? Email Jenna Reis, Director of Admissions, or call (605) 995-7342. See also MTI Dual Credit Guidelines.
Registration and Course Payment
- Your first step should be to review the available MTI dual credit classes and discuss with your high school counselor whether an MTI class and dual credit is a good option for you. Consider how the class fits your personal learning plan and your education plans after high school graduation.
- Once you decide to register; apply online using the MTI Dual Credit Application. To fill out, print and send in a paper application, use the Technical Institutes Dual Credit Enrollment Application form. The form must be signed and your enrollment approved by a school administrator. Class enrollments are limited for dual credit students and some classes reach capacity quickly, so early registration is encouraged.
- After your registration has been processed, you will be emailed a course schedule. The schedule indicates your registered class(es), and the invoice indicates the amount due for payment. You may drop a class within the first 10 class days of the MTI academic calendar without being charged and without receiving a grade. Contact Jenna Reis to drop a class.
- The cost of MTI dual credit classes is $48.33/credit hour (3-credit class cost is $144.99).
- Payment for your class is due to MTI within the first ten days of the semester. If your school district is paying for your class, provide a copy of the cost to your high school principal. Payment may be made by check (include your student ID# on check) or call the MTI business office 995-3022 to pay by credit/debit card.
Grades for dual-credit classes will be provided to the student’s local school district. Grades will also be recorded on an MTI Transcript. Official transcripts may be requested for a fee in-accordance with MTI procedures outlined at www.mitchelltech.edu/academics/registrar/transcript-request. Students may print an unofficial transcript from MyMTI.
Dual-credit classes taken from MTI may or may not be accepted for transfer credit at other colleges or universities. Most MTI classes are not accepted for transfer credit at SD Board of Regent Universities. Other colleges or technical institutes may accept MTI classes for transfer credit and if a student intends to apply for transfer credit at another institution, it is recommended they first check with the Registrar at that school to determine transferability prior to enrolling in the MTI class.
For more information regarding concurrent enrollment through MTI, please refer to the MTI Concurrent Enrollment Guidelines.