Advantage Academy in Decatur
The DeVry Advantage Academy is an innovative dual-enrollment program. At the end of four years of high school, students may graduate with a Decatur High School diploma and a DeVry University associate degree in Health Information Technology. The DeVry Advantage Academy begins August 1, 2016.
More about the DeVry Advantage Academy
- Courses are taught by certified Decatur High School teachers and credentialed, industry-experienced DeVry University professors at the Decatur High School campus.
- With the assistance of America's Promise Alliance, the City Schools of Decatur, DeVry Inc. and other funding partners, there is no cost to students and their families for tuition, books and charges for eligible courses.
- Support services including library and lab access, career advising, mentoring, tutoring and membership in professional student organizations for participating students are available.
- After students earn a DeVry University associate degree through the Advantage Academy, they can continue their college education to earn a bachelor's degree by enrolling in DeVry University or another public or private university.
Interested students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are required to attend an information session.