Above-average students can complete the first year of most majors available at Maranatha Baptist University while also completing their junior and senior years of high school by enrolling as full-time students in Maranatha Virtual Academy* and using Maranatha Online college courses to meet most of their remaining high school graduation requirements through the dual credit option.
Students following a typical schedule as outlined below will take one, eight-week online college course each of the six online sessions per year beginning with the summer session before their junior year of high school. The exact sequence of online courses will vary by major.
|Bible Course or Elective||Bible Course or Elective||MOnline NT Survey||MOnline OT Survey|
|English/Literature Credit||English/Literature Credit||MOnline English Composition 1||MOnline English Composition 2|
|Social Studies Credit||World History Credit||U.S. History||Government|
|Algebra 1||Geometry||MOnline Math Course||MOnline Major Field Course|
|Physical Science||Biology||MOnline Science Course||MOnline Course||MOnline Major Field Course|
|Elective Credit||Elective Credit||MOnline Course||Elective Credit||MOnline Course||Elective Credit|
|Total H.S. Credits||6||12||12||18||18||24|
|Total College Credits||0||0||3||15||21||33|
Students enrolled in this program will realize a considerable financial benefit by completing their last two years of high school and their first year of college for a total cost of around $10,000 at current prices. For more information about a course plan for a specific major, contact the MVA Administrator.
*MVA meets Wisconsin’s organizational, education, and program length requirements applicable to religious private schools. Parents of prospective students should verify their states’ compulsory attendance laws. Parents should not assume that enrollment in MVA satisfies local or state requirements for compulsory school attendance or home education.