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Prospective Early College Students

Why Early College?

Participating students and parents will recognize significant tuition cost savings and be on a faster track to obtaining employment in their chosen careers.

How does Early College work?

Students who enroll in the TBAISD Career-Tech Center Allied Health, business careers, Manufacturing Technology Academy (MTA), drafting & design, welding technology, or precision machining technology are eligible to apply for admission into the Early College program. Students will be selected for participation in accordance with Northwestern Michigan College and Ferris State University admission requirements. Early college students who qualify will work with advisory personnel to select a sequence of high school and college courses leading to the completion of all Michigan Merit Curriculum requirements, as well as an associates degree or technical certificate and/or a minimum of 32 transferrable college credits upon successful completion of the program.