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Michigan EMCs

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An early middle college (EMC) is a Michigan Department of Education approved five-year program of study. EMCs work closely with postsecondary partners to provide students with an opportunity earn a high school diploma and one or more of the following:


  • 60 transferable college credits 

  • An associate degree 

  • A professional certification

  • The Michigan Early Middle College Association (MEMCA) technical certificate

  • Participation in a registered apprenticeship

A professional certification is any certificate or industry recognized credential in which the pupil prepared for by taking course work provided by a Michigan public or private college or university.

Early Middle College High School is a stand-alone public high school where 100% of the pupils are enrolled as EMC pupils


Early Middle College Program is a high school program designed to serve less than 100% of the high school population.


Early Middle College Consortium is a program comprised of multiple school districts with one coordinating agency. 

Our Schools, Programs and Consortiums

Michigan Early Middle College High Schools where 100% of the pupils are enrolled as EMC pupils.

1. Academy of Science, Mathematics and Technology Early College High School* - Mason County

2. Airport Middle College – Monroe County

3. Blue Water Middle College Academy* - St. Clair County

4. Charlotte Middle College* - Eaton County

5. Early College Alliance* - Washtenaw County

6. Early College at Montcalm Community College* - Montcalm County

7. Genesee Early College* - Genesee County

8. Great Lakes Bay Early College* - Saginaw County

9. Henry Ford Early College* - Wayne County

10. Henry Ford Early College-Advanced Manufacturing* - Wayne County

11. Jackson Preparatory and Early College* – Jackson County

12. JC/LISD Academy: A Regional Middle College* - Lenawee County

13. Meridian Early College High School* - Midland County

14. Monroe County Middle College* - Monroe County

15. Mott Middle College High School* - Genesee County

16. Oakland Early College* - Oakland County

17. The Early College at Lansing Community College* - Ingham County

18. Washtenaw Technical Middle College* - Washtenaw County

19. Ypsilanti STEMM Middle College* - Washtenaw County

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