Requirements

Islamic Online University offers the following programs under the Youth Dual Credit Program:

  • Young Scholars Program
  • Young Savants Program

Young Scholars Program

This program is especially designed to address the needs of the students from the United States. The program covers both categories: students who attend an accredited high school (public or private) and those who are homeschooled in the U.S. (recognized by the United States).

The applicants are eligible to receive the university credit transfer for certain subjects like English, Arabic, tajweed and computer studies, which they have completed at the school. This does not apply to the home schooled students who must complete all 60 credit hours at the University to earn the associate’s degree.

Criteria for an Applicant for the Young Scholars Program:

  • Must be studying in an accredited high school or being home schooled (recognized by the U.S.) in the United States,
  • 15 years of age or older,
  • 10th grade completed or equivalent,
  • An overall average grade B,
  • Written approval of a parent/legal guardian.

It is important to note that the classes of the Young Savants and the Young Scholars Programs are not designed to replace regular school classes.

Young Savants Program

IOU Young Savants Program is designed for homeschooled students from different countries (has to be recognized by the country's Ministry of Education), as well as high school juniors and seniors presently enrolled in any private or public high school outside U.S.

Criteria for an Applicant for the Young Savants Program:

  • Must be 15 years of age or older,
  • 10th grade completed or equivalent,
  • An overall average grade B,
  • Written approval of a parent/legal guardian.

Note
1. It is important to note that the classes of the Young Savants and the Young Scholars Programs are not designed to replace regular school classes.
2. In order to be eligible to receive an associate’s degree at the University, a student must simultaneously successfully complete a high school diploma.
3. Eligibility for the IOU Youth Dual Credit Program is subject to approval by the Registrar’s Office. For more information regarding the tuition-free Youth Dual Credit Program for high school students, please contact info@iou.edu.gm