Dual Credit


Dual Credit is a program for high school Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to take college courses while in high school and receive credits for both high school graduation and a college degree. Dual Credit students could earn more than 40 hours of college credit by the time they graduate from high school.

Click HERE for the Odessa College NOW - Dual Credit Brochure!

Benefits of Dual Credit:

  • Seamless transition from high school to college

  • Greater likelihood of success in subsequent collegiate work

  • Greater likelihood of earning a high school diploma and a college degree

  • Reduced cost of enrolling in higher education courses

  • Dual Credit courses are accepted at most Texas institutions of higher education

Student Handbook




You can take your first 2 dual credit classes at Odessa College for FREE and we can’t wait to get you signed up! Talk to your College2Career Coach (C2C) about what opportunities are out there just waiting for you to take them.

How do you do this?

  1. Fill out your Apply Texas Application
  2. Go take the TSIA or check with your C2C coach about being exempt!
  3. Talk to your C2C coach about the classes you’re going to take next fall!

More information, including FAQ, coming soon!


College2Career Coach Contact:


Casey Sims | College2Career Coach for Odessa High School

Email: csims@Odessa.edu


Sydney Higar | College2Career Coach for Permian High School

Email: shigar@odessa.edu