NCTC Dual Credit


The Collegiate Academy


Collegiate Academy


The Collegiate Academy is an innovative pilot program being offered at Gainesville, Lake Dallas, and Steele Accelerated High Schools. The Academy allows 9th grade students with demonstrated outstanding academic performance and capability to enroll in specific Dual Credit courses designated by their high schools. Students are screened and recommended by Middle School and High School counselors with final approval being given by NCTC Vice President of Instruction. 


The following must be submitted: 


  • •  Apply Texas Application for Admission
  • •  TSI Assessment scores indicating college readiness in Reading and Writing.
  • •  Letter of Recommendation signed by high school principal and counselor
  • •  Proof of  Meningitis  Vaccination, if course is offered online or face to face at NCTC
  • •  Dual Credit Orientation Quiz must be completed prior to TSI Assessment
  • •  Dual Credit Special Admission Form for 9th & 10th Grade Students  


In addition, until reaching junior standing, a "B" or better is required in ALL college courses for continued enrollment. Students with less than a “B” in any course will not be permitted to enroll the following long semester: Fall, Spring, or both Summer terms.  Students that are interested in the Collegiate Academy should contact their high school counselor. Each school may have additional requirements.



Emily Klement 

Emily Klement, Ed.D.


Associate Vice President of Academic Partnerships

Contact Information
for Dual Credit


Debbie Endres

Dual Credit Coordinator
Gainesville, Bowie, Graham Campuses


Diane Mannion

Dual Credit Coordinator
Corinth Campus

Susan Cooper

Dual Credit Coordinator
Flower Mound Campus

972-899-8331 NCTC