University of Southern Indiana

Graduate Fee Waiver

The CAP Graduate Fee Waiver was developed to assist current and prospective CAP instructors in attaining certification to offer dual credit coursework under the Higher Learning Commission’s faculty requirements. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), USI’s regional accreditor, requires that faculty have either a master's degree in the discipline or a master's degree in a related area with 18 graduate hours in the discipline or sub-field. 

In Summer 2020, Indiana's original deadline for dual credit instructors was extended an additional year; instructors must now meet HLC criteria by 9/1/2023. The HLC extension allows schools to continue to meet accountability metrics and continue to confer Honors Diplomas.

View a detailed explanation of the Graduate Fee Waiver and FAQs

USI offers graduate coursework in many disciplines that align with CAP offerings.

Current graduate course schedules available:

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

Fall 2022

Contact Dana Drury, , 812-464-1972 for more information or an application.

NExIDE Graduate Course Funding

Mathematics teachers within a public school also have the opportunity to participate in the New Experiences for Instructors of Dual Enrollment (NExIDE) Program. Through this program, teachers' graduate tuition is paid for and additional funds may be provided for attendance to a professional development event. Interested teachers must submit an application to Dr. Rick Hudson, Project Director, NExIDE Program, Associate Professor & Chair of Mathematics. Contact Dr. Rick Hudson at for more information and application materials. 

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