Northwest Missouri State University

 

application information - fall 2016

 

DUAL CREDIT PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN NORTHLAND CAPS AND NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

77-217 Profession-Based Essentials - FALL 2016

Through dual credit, high school students can earn 1 hour of college credit from Northwest Missouri State University while participating in the Northland CAPS Profession-Based Essentials course. 

Northwest is offering the 77-217 Profession-Based Essentials course, pending Northwest Board approval, for $97 per credit hour.  This course prepares students for a profession-based work experience, internship or practicum and exposes students to the National Association of Colleges and Employer (NACE) skills/qualities such as communication skills (verbal and written), teamwork, leadership, problem solving, and initiative. 

  

44-101 Foundations of Computing or 20-110 Fundamentals of Electronic Media Production

Through dual credit, high school students can earn 3 hours of college credit from Northwest Missouri State University while participating in the Northland CAPS Foundations of Computing course or Fudnamentals of Elecronic Media Production.

Northwest is offering these courses for $97 per credit hour.  

 

77-297 Profession-Based Work Experience - SPRING 2017

Through dual credit, high school students can earn 3 hours of college credit from Northwest Missouri State University while participating in the Northland CAPS Internship. 

Northwest is offering the 77-297 Profession Based Work Experience course for $97 per credit hour.  This course enables students to work within a business context, clarify their career goals and develop their professional skills under the supervision, guidance and mentoring of an industry professional.  This course may be repeatable up to a total of 6 hours with topics/experiences changing.   

 

Students must also meet certain ACT score requirements and grade point average requirements to be admitted. 

For additional information on specific admission requirements view the Dual Credit Information Flyer.

 

TRANSCRIPTS AND TRANSFERABILITY

Grades and credits will be recorded on the Northwest Missouri State University permanent record and will be included in the student's Northwest cumulative GPA.

 

For students enrolling in Northwest Missouri State University after high school graduation, Northwest agrees to apply dual credit courses to a Baccalaureate Degree or Certificate Program.  Northwest will not limit the number of Dual Credit courses accepted in transfer from any Missouri higher education institution in compliance with the 1999 CBHE Dual Credit Policy Guidelines.  This Dual Credit transfer policy is consistent with Northwest's articulated transfer agreements with other institutions.

 

Transcripts showing credit earned will be issued upon request by the student and payment as set forth in the University Undergraduate Academic Catalog. The acceptance of transfer credit and inclusion in the GPA lie within the domain of the receiving institution*.  For information on existing credit transfer agreements Northwest has with other institutions, please click here.

 

*Dual credit students are responsible for checking the transferability of their Northwest Dual Credit course to the institution they will attend as a freshman. Click here for links to the state directories of higher education institutions. Please contact your institution of choice to confirm transferability.

 

HOW TO APPLY AND ENROLL

Enrollment information will be distributed to the Northland CAPS students.  The enrollment form must be completed signed by the student and parent, and returned to the Northland CAPS staff.  The student must have official ACT scores sent to Northwest to be admitted.  Additionally, the student’s official high school transcript must be submitted by their district as well. 

QUESTIONS? 

Contact the Northwest Dual Credit Program: 

Amy Washam   

Outreach Data & Program Coordinator

816-604-3172

dualcr@nwmissouri.edu

NORTHWEST EXECUTIVE SUMMARY REPORT 2013-14