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Dual Credit Program

Students from the Algoma District are invited to apply for the FREE Dual Credit program offered at Algoma University! Information on our next Dual Credit session is coming soon!

This unique course, HSE4M, will be delivered in an online format with many opportunities for experiential learning. Those who are selected for this amazing program will have ALL COSTS COVERED by Algoma University including course fees/materials. 



Email [email protected] with any questions you may have!

What: HSE4M: Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice

When: 2023 Course Coming Soon

Application Deadline: TBD


Cost: None! All costs are covered by Algoma University.

Class Size: Max 25 

Delivery Method: Hybrid (both virtual and in-person options)

Application Process
  1. Visit
  2. Select (Term)
  3. Select Non-Degree (EASJ) as your program
  4. Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript or a copy of credit counseling summary. If you do not have this available to upload with your application, please continue to submit the application and email your documents to [email protected] with subject line “Dual Credit Transcript”.
  5. The application fee of $70 will be waived.
What to expect after you apply

The Admissions Office will review the submitted applications and Credit Counseling Summaries after the application period closes. Applicants will be notified via email on the status of their applications after this period. 

Admitted students will be registered into the HSE4M course automatically and will receive confirmation emails. Tuition and ancillary fees will be waived for admitted students.

Video Testimonials

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Testimonials from Colton Oliverio and Tianna Legacy (2020 Graduates of Dual Credit)

Benefits of the Dual Credit Program
  • No cost to admitted students
  • Achievement of a grade 12 high school credit
  • Achievement of 3-credit Social Science non-equivalent university credit (for use upon admission to Algoma University)*
  • No cost experiential learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to experience life as a university student – virtual campus tour, mock university lecture, workshops on student success, library skills, financial aid, and a graduation ceremony
  • Potential for exceptional admission pathways for admission to Algoma University upon completion of the Dual Credit program.

* Students must obtain a grade of 70% or higher to qualify for the university credit


An opportunity to earn a Grade 12 course credit AND an Algoma University course credit at the same time through online learning, condensed format course delivery program.

HSE4M: Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practice

This course enables students to develop an understanding of the theoretical, social, and historical underpinnings of various equity and social justice issues and to analyse strategies for bringing about positive social change. Students will learn about historical and contemporary equity and social justice issues in Canada and globally. They will explore power relations and the impact of a variety of factors on equity and social justice. Students will develop and apply research skills and will design and implement a social action initiative relating to an equity or social justice issue.



Yes, students should be finishing their third or fourth year of high school in the Algoma District School Board or Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board. Additionally, students must have completed any university, college or university/college preparation course in Canadian and world studies, English or social science and humanities.

This program is designed for students who are:

  • Finishing their third or fourth year of high school (Algoma District School Board or Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board) 
  • Not sure yet whether university is the right choice for them when they graduate
  • Wondering what it’s like to be a university student 
  • Interested in equity and social justice and open to new experiences 
  • Interested in getting a Grade 12 credit AND an Algoma University credit FOR FREE