Dual Enrollment

Links and Resources for Dual Enrolled Students

Login information for MyNOVA IT Help Desk (for help with any password issues) Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Department Websites NVCC Dual Enrollment website NVCC Advising & Counseling website NVCC Disability Support Services website Placement Test Resources

Courses Offered through Dual Enrollment

APS classes in the areas below are scheduled for dual enrollment with NOVA during the 2017-2018 school year: Automotive Technology Biology Business Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Programming Early Childhood Education Emergency Medical Services English Mathematics Medical Terminology Political Science/Government TV Production

Dual Enrollment Instructors

Q: Who teaches Dual Enrollment courses in high schools? A: APS teachers who have credentialed to teach as adjunct faculty members at NOVA. In some cases, a NOVA faculty member will be assigned to teach a dual enrollment course at a high school Dual Enrollment Instructors for the 2019-2020 School Year Instructor’s Name Current NVCC […]

Benefits of Dual Enrollment

Earn college credits while still in high school Gain exposure to college-level work Become familiar with higher education practices and procedures Develop hands-on experience in a chosen field Experience opportunities to enhance academic and personal knowledge in areas of interest Demonstrate motivation to future employers and/or educational institutions


Who is eligible for Dual Enrollment? Students who are high school juniors or seniors Students who have applied to NOVA Students who demonstrate “academic maturity” through attendance and classroom behavior Students who have demonstrated “college readiness” in English by earning eligible scores on one of the following: The Evidenced Based Reading & Writing (EBRW) portion […]

About Dual Enrollment

What is Dual Enrollment? Students may earn college credit through Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) while still in high school, currently at no cost Courses contain college-level content and discussions Classes may meet high school graduation requirements and/or be used for curriculum enhancement Grades are listed on a NOVA transcript; may impact future admissions decisions […]

Governor’s Academy

The Governors Career and Technical Academy Arlington (GCTAA) is a joint project of Arlington Public Schools and Northern Virginia Community College that encourages Arlington Public Schools (APS) high school students to pursue Academy pathways and earn college credit while still in high school.  To learn more about the Governor’s Academy, please contact Margaret Chung at 703-228-5730 […]

College Credit

How do Dual Enrollment courses apply to college degrees? Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) – courses may be used as requirements and/or electives depending on major Other Institutions – students must see a faculty advisor at their college/university to determine transfer possibilities and/or advanced standing The following programs and courses qualify for college credit at […]