See a complete list of the
degrees, certificates and awards you can earn entirely online.
El Centro College is individually
accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The official statement of accreditation for each college is published in the college the
college’s accreditation Web page.
tuition rates are some of the lowest around — especially considering the quality of education you’re getting. The amount of tuition you pay is based on where you live and the number of credit hours you take in a given semester.
Financial aid for online classes is coordinated by the home college you choose when you select and file your degree plan. All of your questions and paperwork should be directed to the
Financial Aid Office of your home college.
Find out more about
tuition for online classes and
If you are a Dallas County high school graduating senior, you may qualify for
Rising Star funds to help pay for this program. The Rising Star program offers academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books, if you have established financial need.
In memory of
Ted Pohrte, a longtime advocate of distance learning, a scholarship fund has been established through the DCCCD Foundation specifically for online students.
Find out more about the
Ted Pohrte Scholarship for online students.
We understand that military and veteran students have unique needs and questions. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
Find out more about your educational options as an
active duty military student or
If you’re a U.S. military veteran, the
Veterans Affairs Offices located at each of the seven colleges of DCCCD can help you complete necessary forms and process certification for monthly education benefits. These benefits can be used for online classes as well as on-campus educational opportunities.
Many of our online degree plans and certificates are designed for direct entry into the workforce.
However, some Core courses are fully transferrable as college credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Please check the requirements of your transferring institution carefully and talk with an academic advisor to ensure that your community college credits are transferrable to the four-year degree you plan to earn.
Transfer Services website also offers guidance on the transfer process.
The colleges of DCCCD offer nearly 350 career and technical degrees and certificates, plus more than 50 academic degrees. For more information, see a
chart of degree plans by college or visit the district's
credit programs home page.
If you have questions about online education through DCCCD that aren’t answered on our website, please feel free to