Courses offered through IU’s Advance College Project (ACP) are taught by specially trained high school educators who meet the professional and academic expectations of the on-campus department and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Teach IU courses through ACP
Become an ACP instructor and ...
Begin by completing the New Instructor Application. For more information about the new instructor and IU Dual Credit Pipeline application processes and eligibility, visit the ACP Instructor & School Handbook.
Be eligible to earn graduate credits & HLC credentials in the following disciplines:
Art History / Biology / Business / Chemistry / Communication / Computer Science / English / French / German / History / Mathmatics / Political Science / Public Health / Spanish
The IU Dual Credit Pipeline is designed as a sustainable approach to ensure that all Indiana teachers offering dual credit courses on and after Sept 1, 2025 are eligible, trained, supported, and delivering the highest quality college courses.
Benefits to teachers
ACP equips instructors like you to teach IU curriculum and university learning outcomes in the high school classroom. IU coursework taught through ACP is designed to enhance critical thinking with goals that are relevant and timely with real-world applicability. ACP also provides professional development opportunities through IU campuses.
Free IU graduate courses & graduate degree programs
ACP instructors who need additional graduate courses or a graduate degree in order to meet the HLC faculty requirements are eligible for full tuition assistance toward IU graduate courses as part of the IU Dual Credit Pipeline program.
As an ACP Instructor, you will receive direct exposure to the rigor of college texts and the university curriculum.
A stipend is supplied to you to purchase books and materials to assist in teaching IU courses through ACP.
Access to IU resources
You are granted access to a full spectrum of IU resources including but not limited to libraries, databases, and Canvas while teaching IU courses through ACP.
834High school instructors teaching with ACP this year
4068Graduate Credit Hours earned through the IU Dual Credit Pipeline
40 yearsof ACP partnerships in Indiana and surrounding states
I consider ACP the crowning of my career. It made it possible for me to draw on a vast support network at IU which enabled me to design and teach the best curriculum imaginable!