Early Middle College
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: means 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 program is comprised of multiple school districts with one coordinating agency.
Interested in Starting an EMC?
- 5th Year EMC Pupil Membership Companion Document
- EMCs FAQs
- PowerPoint of EMC Reporting Requirements and Change in Consortia EMC Reporting
- EMC Coding Appeal Process
- Early Middle College Student Identification Flowchart
- EMC Coding Appeal Form
- Pupil Accounting Manual
- 61b CTE Early Middle College
Student Reporting Information Sessions
- EMC User Group Presentation 9-30-21
- EMC User Group Call Minutes 9-30-21
- EMC Data User Group Call Schedule for 2021-2022
- EMC User Group Call Minutes 5-13-21
- EMC User Group Call Minutes 2-4-2021
- EMC User Group Call Minutes 10-23-2020
- College and Career Readiness and Success Center at AIR
- Evidence-based Practices to Support College and Career Readiness in High School
EMC Contact Information