Georgia Magazine - July 2017 - 3
MOVE ON WHEN READY
Changes Dual Enrollment
ooper Goldbeck of Coweta
County received his ﬁrst
full-time paycheck at age 17.
college credit this academic year at
one of the 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia.
Augusta high school student
Angelle Newman will start the University of Georgia as a sophomore.
MOWR enables qualiﬁed high
school students to maximize their
education and career training by
taking courses that earn college
and high school credit at the same
Amanda Deering, of Bartow
County, was class valedictorian
and now attends Wesleyan College
on a full, $80,000 scholarship.
What do these stories have in
common? They are all stories of
students beneﬁting from the Move
on When Ready (MOWR) Dual
Enrollment Program at Georgia's
More than 19,000 Georgia
high school students have earned
In 2015, the Georgia Legislature
passed legislation that merged
previous dual enrollment programs,
expanded the program to include
ninth and tenth grade students and
established funding to cover tuition
and non-course related fees.
Some MOWR participants
transferred more than 40 hours of
college credit to four-year colleges
Move On When Ready student Angelle Newman earned a Pharmacy Technology diploma
from Augusta Technical College while still in
high school. She will enroll at UGA this fall as
a sophomore, with 39 college credits.
within the state, saving thousands
of dollars in college tuition costs.
For more information about
Move On When Ready, visit:
MOWRGA@tcsg.edu or contact
a local high school counselor.
More than 17,000 students
took classes for credit at
Georgia's 22 technical colleges in 2016.
Double the credit.
Half the time.
Zero the tuition.