Become 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:

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Dual Enrollment Instructor Packet

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

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


  • 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.

What are MCC's expectations for dual enrollment teachers?

Minimum Requirements

Maricopa courses are classified Academic or Occupational. Courses that are approved to offer for dual enrollment credit are listed in the MCCCD Dual Enrollment Course Catalog. 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

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.