Become a Dual Enrollment Instructor

Are you a high school teacher interested in teaching college-level courses for Maricopa Community Colleges at your high school? There is high demand for Dual Enrollment teachers and now is the perfect time to become qualified. Arizona Teachers Academy is offering a special tuition scholarship to help you pay for graduate-level courses you can take to qualify as a Dual Enrollment teacher.

Submit YOUR paperwork TODAY!

Dual Enrollment Instructor Packet

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Experience in the Field (occupational ONLY)
  • Syllabus

Send all documents to Megan Garvy, Dual Enrollment Faculty Liaison.


Arizona Teachers Academy Scholarship

Dual Enrollment teachers in the academic disciplines at Maricopa Community Colleges must have a master’s degree in the content area or a master’s degree in any area with 18 credit hours of graduate-level courses in the area they plan to teach. The Arizona Teachers Academy tuition scholarship is a great way to pay for those credits while pursuing your qualification. The scholarship funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis through:

Graduate courses taken for Dual Enrollment eligibility can also be seamlessly applied to a future Master of Arts in Education if you decide to pursue that route.

The Benefits of Becoming a Dual Enrollment Teacher

Maricopa Community Colleges' Dual Enrollment program lets high school students get a head start by earning college and high school credits in the same class. It’s also a fantastic opportunity for high school teachers with the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction of enhancing your student’s educational experience.
  • Access to college resources, including online course templates, technology support, and library resources.
  • Exposure to new qualifications and skills and access to valuable professional development and teaching opportunities.
  • A pathway to teaching at Maricopa Community Colleges as an adjunct or full-time instructor.

Other Benefits

Many high school districts offer incentives to obtain advanced degrees. Dual Enrollment coursework elevates instructional practice, sharpens your skills, and is beneficial to school reporting. It also positions you to become a community and higher education bridge builder, helping students, especially underprivileged ones, create a better future.

Minimum Requirements

Here are the minimum requirements to become a Dual Enrollment teacher in academic and occupational courses at Maricopa Community Colleges.

Minimum Requirements for Academic or Occupational Area

  • Master’s degree in the discipline to be taught.
  • Master’s degree in any area with 18 graduate credits in the discipline to be taught.

Alternative Minimum Requirements for Teaching Occupational Courses

Instructors teaching occupational courses are required to have one of the following:

  • 5 years of occupational experience in the field to be taught, or
  • 3 years of occupational experience in the field to be taught and a Bachelor’s degree, or
  • Journeyman certification in their field to be taught, or
  • Master’s degree in any field with a combination of 24 upper division and/or graduate credits in the teaching field

Which courses can be offered for dual enrollment credit?

MCC is an open-admissions college. All students admitted to the college have access to EdReady for course placement preparation.

Courses listed in the MCCCD-Dual Enrollment Course Catalog may be offered for dual enrollment credit. This catalog is updated annually. Courses that are not available in the catalog may be offered for concurrent enrollment credit. Concurrent enrollment courses are taught by MCC faculty during or outside of the high school day.

Key Early College Academic Courses

ENG101: First-Year Composition
ENG102: First-Year Composition
Mathematics (non-STEM non-Business Degree)
MAT142: College Mathematics
Mathematics (Business Degree)
MAT212: Brief Calculus, OR
MAT221: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I, OR higher
Mathematics (Math and Science Degrees)

MAT152: College Algebra/Functions, OR
MAT221: Calculus with Analytic Geometry I, OR higher

Biological Science

BIO100: Biology Concepts
BIO181: General Biology (Majors) I

Physical Science

CHM130LL: Fundamental Chemistry
CHM151LL: General Chemistry I
CHM152LL: General Chemistry II
PHY101: Introduction to Physics
GLG101LL: Introduction to Geology I
GLG102LL: Introduction to Geology II

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs prepare people for the future of work which contributes to regional economic growth. We have identified clusters of MCCCD courses that complement two-year high school CTE programs. These courses may be offered for dual or concurrent enrollment credit.

AZ Department of Education CTE Program Alignment to MCC Courses Dual AND/OR Concurrent Enrollment

MCC Program: Accounting, Banking, and Finance
GBS131: Business Calculations
MCC Program: Agriculture
AGS164: Plant Growth and Development
AGB132: Agribusiness and Management
Animation (Digital Animation)
MCC Program: Digital Arts
ART100: Introduction to Digital Arts
ART184: Digital Animation I
ART185: 3D Modeling and Animation I
Automation and Robotics
MCC Program: Automated Industrial Technology
AIT100: Industrial Safety
AIT125: Electrical Systems I
AIT270: Robotics I
Automotive Technologies
MCC Program: Automotive Service
ASE101: Introduction to Automotive
ASE141: Steering, Suspension, and Pre-Alignment
ASE151: Introduction to Brake Systems
ASE161: Basic Automotive Electrical/Electronics
ASE162: Automotive Battery, Starting, and Charging Systems
ASE181: Introduction to Engine Performance
Business Management
MCC Program: Business and Organizational Management
MGT175: Business Organization and Management
GBS110: Human Relations in Business and Industry
MGT253: Owning and Operating a Small Business
GBS131: Business Calculations
GBS151: Introduction to Business
Business Operations
MCC Program: Administrative Professional
CIS105: Survey of Computer Information Systems
CIS113DE: Microsoft Word: Word Processing
GBS151: Introduction to Business
GBS120: Workplace Communication Skills
Digital Animation
MCC Program: Animation and Time-Based Media and Video Game Production
ART169: 2D Media Design
ART185: 3D Modeling and Animation I
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
ART100: Introduction to Digital Arts
ART111: Drawing I
Digital Photography
MCC Program: Animation and Time-Based Media and Photography
ART142: Introduction to Digital Photography
ART143: Intermediate Digital Photography
Early Childhood Education
MCC Program: Early Childhood Education
ECH176: Child Development
CFS123: Health and Nutrition In Early Childhood Settings
CFS125: Safety in Early Childhood Settings
ECH280: Food Experiences with Young Children
ECH128: Early Learning: Play and the Arts
ECH/CFS281: Adolescent School Success
CFS282: Mainstreaming the Young Child with a Disability
ECH282: Discipline/Guidance of Child Groups
CFS/ECH284AA: Early Childhood Teaching Internship
EED222: Introduction to the Exceptional Young Child Birth to Age Eight
Education Professions
MCC Program: Education
EDU221: Introduction to Education
Electronic Technologies
MCC Program: Electronics Engineering Technology
ELE100: Concepts of Electricity and Electronics
ELE111: Circuit Analysis I
ELE112: Circuit Analysis II
ELE121: Solid-State Devices and Circuits I
ELE131: Digital Logic and Circuit
ELE261: Communication Systems
ELE263: Digital Data Communications
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
MAT121: Intermediate Algebra
ELE241: Microprocessor Concepts
MCC Program: Engineering
ECE102: Engineering Analysis Tools and Techniques
ECE103: Engineering Problem Solving and Design
Fashion Design and Merchandising
MCC Program: Fashion Design and Merchandising
TEC109: Introduction to Fashion Merchandising
TEC110: Beginning Apparel Construction
TEC125: Fashion Design
Fire Service
MCC Program: Fire Science
FSC106: Introduction to Fire Protection
FSC108: Fundamentals of Fire Prevention
FSC110: Wildland Firefighter
FSC113: Introduction to Fire Suppression
FSC117: Fire Apparatus
FSC118: Fire Hydraulics
Graphic Design
MCC Program: Digital Arts
ART183: Digital Graphic Arts I
ART169: 2D Media Design
ART283: Digital Graphic Arts II
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
ART100: Introduction to Digital Arts
Law and Public Safety
MCC Program: Administration of Justice
AJS101: Introduction to Criminal Justice
AJS230: The Police Function
AJS240: The Correction Function
AJS200: Current Issues in Criminal Justice
AJS275: Criminal Investigation I
MCC Program: Marketing
GBS151: Introduction to Business
MKT271: Principles of Marketing
Mental and Social Work Technician
MCC Programs: Social Work, Psychology, and Counseling
PSY101: Introduction to Psychology
SWU295: Effective Helping in a Diverse World
SWU171: Introduction to Social Work
SWU183: Introductory Ethics: A Social Service Perspective
SWU291: Social Service Delivery Systems
SWU130: Addictions and Substance Use Disorders
CAP120: Introduction to Counseling
Music and Audio Production
MCC Program: Music Industry Studies
MUC109: Music Business: Content Creation and Copyright
MUC111: Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I)
MUC293: Self Promotion for Music
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
MUC195: Studio Music Recording I
Network Security
MCC Program: Networking and Security
CNT140AB: Introduction to Networks
CNT150AB: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials
CNT160AB: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation
CNT205: Cisco Certified Network Associate Security
CIS270: Essentials of Network and Information Security
Nursing Assistant
MCC Program: Nursing
HCC145: Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals
Precision Machining
MCC Program: Manufacturing
MPT120: Introduction to Manual Machining
MPT140: Manual CNC Programming
MPT101: Technical Documentation
MPT110: Inspection Techniques
MPT131: CNC Machining Level I
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
MPT101: Technical Documentation
MPT111: Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GDT)
Software and App Design
MCC Program: Mobile App Development
CIS150AB: Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
CIS165: Introduction to IOS Application Development
CIS105: Survey of Computer Information Systems
CIS133DA: Internet/Web Development Level I
CIS163AA: Java Programming Level I
CIS120DF: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
CIS166AA: Introduction to JavaScript
Sports Medicine
MCC Program: Exercise Science
EXS101: Introduction to Exercise Science
HES100: Healthful Living
MCC Program: Theatre
THP213: Introduction to Technical Theatre
THP206: Introduction to Costume Construction for Theatre
THF115: Makeup for Stage and Screen
THP250: Stage Properties
THP216: Beginning Stage Lighting
THP251: Safety Practices in Theatre and Film Production
Technology Devices Maintenance
MCC Program: Networking and Security
BPC170: A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support
BPC270: A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
CIS105: Survey of Computer Information Systems
Veterinary Assisting
MCC Program: Veterinary Technology
VET101: Introduction to Veterinary Technology
VET109: Veterinary Assistant Internship
Welding Technologies
MCC Program: Welding
WLD101: Introduction to Welding
WLD106AA: Introduction to SMAW
WLD106AB: SMAW 6010 Plate
WLD106AC: SMAW 7018 Plate
WLD206AB: Advanced GMAW and FCAW
WLD206AD: Advanced GTAW Ferrous
WLD208AB: GMAW Code Welding
WLD208AC: FCAW Code Welding
*Pre-requisite and/or Co-requisite requirements
WLD206AA: Introduction to GMAW/FCAW and GTAW