Resources › For Educators What is Concurrent Enrollment? Share Flipboard Email Print For Educators Teaching An Introduction to Teaching Tips & Strategies Policies & Discipline Community Involvement School Administration Technology in the Classroom Teaching Adult Learners Issues In Education Teaching Resources Becoming A Teacher Assessments & Tests Elementary Education Secondary Education Special Education Homeschooling By Derrick Meador Education Expert M.Ed., Educational Administration, Northeastern State University B.Ed., Elementary Education, Oklahoma State University Derrick Meador, M.Ed., is the superintendent for Jennings Public Schools in Oklahoma. He previously served as a school principal and middle school science teacher. our editorial process Derrick Meador Updated March 18, 2017 Concurrent enrollment allows high school students, typically juniors and seniors, to be enrolled and receive college credit in college level courses. These courses are often taught by college-approved high school teachers, though some states have concurrent programs where courses are taught by college professors. There are several benefits to concurrent enrollment including lower costs, getting a jump on college credits when courses are passed, and getting a feel for the rigor of college level coursework.