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Innovation Track

Students can potentially complete a four-year college degree within three years of their high school graduation.


Innovation Track Benefits

Get a Head Start on your Degree

Participation in the Innovation Track will potentially lessen your time to a college degree. Take dual credit courses once and have them count twice; get high school and UCM college credit at the same time.

You will receive personalized support from staff at UCM and your own high school, providing you a seamless path to your college graduation.

Save Money

UCM Dual Credit saves you up to 60 percent tuition per course.* There is no application fee for dual credit students, and, in some cases, your textbooks could be provided free. Contact your high school counselor for details.

Dual credit scholarship opportunities are available.**

  • The Warrensburg Schools Foundation offers scholarships to eligible WHS students. For more information, contact Meridith Sauer, Warrensburg Schools Foundation.

  • Dual credit tuition assistance is available to eligible students through the WeMET Consortium and the UCM Dual Credit office.

Gain Access to UCM Resources

As an Innovation Track student, you are a UCM student with access to a variety of cultural and sporting events on campus. Be sure to show your UCM student ID. You also have access to enhanced student support services:

Receive a Quality Education

Courses in the Innovation Track are taught by qualified faculty with advanced degrees in their area of expertise. Classes incorporate college content preparing you for future demands and your transition after your high school graduation. Dual credit allows you to balance convenience, affordability and flexibility while gaining an outstanding education.

Receive the Innovation Track Degree Completion Scholarship

First time-full time degree-seeking students who began the Innovation Track in the summer of 2016 or later will be considered for a $500 scholarship during their final semester at UCM. Scholarship proceeds will be credited to your account for your graduation semester.

* UCM dual credit tuition rate only applies to courses offered to high school students. Upon graduation from high school, a student will incur full tuition and applicable fees for courses enrolled at UCM.

**Dual credit students do not qualify for federal financial aid.