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Early College Programs

Jumpstart Your Education

Through early college programs at the University of Central Missouri, high school students, like you, can gain valuable skills and experiences and build a solid foundation for success in college. Jumpstart your college career by getting started now.


Click on the links below to learn about programs available.


High School Dual Credit

Are you in high school but ready for the challenge of college courses? By taking dual credit classes, you can earn high school credit and college credit at the same time for the coursework you complete at your high school. Learn more here.

Dual Enrollment - Innovation Track

Our Innovation Track program provides course options outside the high school environment by opening seats to high schoolers in online and UCM campus classes. A guided pathway to experiencing college while in high school and saving on tuition costs.

International Early College

Earn university credit in the USA while attending a high school abroad. See programs available.


Through the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) you can complete an Associate's degree while in high school, enjoy paid internship opportunities, and earn a bachelor’s degree in two years. This option is available to LSR7 students in partnership with Metropolitan Community College.

Other Early College Opportunities

Earn college credit by taking Project Lead the Way® courses while in high school.


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