Earn college credits while in high school

If you do not reside in Michigan, please use the CUW pre-college webpage.

High school students have the option to earn college credit by enrolling in online and/or face to face courses at the Ann Arbor campus. Courses are offered during the fall, spring and summer terms at a fraction of the traditional undergraduate cost. Students may choose to enroll in a max of 2 courses for the fall and spring term which allows for a jump start to the college experience!

Courses Available

On-campus course at CUAA : Students who can commute to the Ann Arbor campus can enroll in an on- campus course with our traditional undergraduate students.

  • Students have the ability to select any undergraduate course from the academic catalog, as long as they meet the pre-requisites
  • Most on-campus courses will require a textbook purchase. Online Bookstore Webpage

View the full course listing below by term and be sure to select JT for campus location.

List of on-campus courses

Online course: students enrolling in online courses will be placed in courses with other high school students from private, public, and homeschool locations all over the globe. The fall and spring term courses are 16 weeks in length, and the summer term courses span over 10 weeks.

  • Our flexible courses are taught by faculty with the ability for the student to log in any time from any location
  • Courses are not self-paced and students will have set deadlines for assignments

List of online courses

Business Certificate

Student's can get a jump start on earning a bachelor's degree and earn a full semester worth of college credit while still in high school. To earn this certificate, complete 15 credits toward any business major at Concordia University Ann Arbor.

  • Classes are online or in-person at the Ann Arbor campus
  • Courses satisfy business core requirements for undergraduate programs

Required Courses
ACCT203 Financial Accounting l 3 credits
ECON222 Macroeconomics or ECON231 Microeconomics l 3 credits
MGMT130 Principles of Management l 3 credits
MGKT131 Principles of Marketing l 3 credits
MGMT336 Human Resource Management or BUS355 Management Information Systems l 3 credits

textbook costs vary and are an additional fee


Concordia Promise Dual Credit

  • Eligible students attend a Christian high school or are homeschooled
  • students can earn a max of 36 credits
  • $75 per credit

Michigan's Postsecondary Education Options Act (PEOA)

  • Eligible students attend a public or private high school in Michigan
  • Cost is paid by the state or school district
  • $150 per credit
    • Summer term, courses offered at the high school, and REL courses do not qualify
    • Concordia submits invoice to the state or school district
    • Student responsible for tuition if they do not receive a passing grade or drop

Dual Credit

  • Eligible students attend a public high school outside MI or WI or are not receiving state funding
  • cost is $150 per credit


New students

  1. Complete a NON-DEGREE application and select you intend to enroll as a dual credit student
  2. Submit a high school transcript (transcripts can be emailed to precollege@cuw.edu)
  3. Submit a Qualifying Test Score for MI funding

New Student - Apply Now

Returning students

Students who have already taken a Concordia dual credit course will need to complete a form below to indicate their course of interest. No transcript is required. To enroll in multiple terms, submit the form twice.

Returning Student - Apply Now

Admission requirements

  • Students in grades 9-12 are eligible. writing sample may be required for grade 9 students.
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in high school academic courses

Academic year (2022 - 2023)

  •  SUMMER 2022: June 13th - August 21st
    • Apply by May 1st
  • FALL 2022: August 29th - December 16th
    • Apply by July 1st
  • SPRING 2023: January 30th - May 19th
    • Apply by December 1st

Questions about our pre-college program? Contact:

Contact admissions at 262-243-4300 or throgh email at PreCollege@cuw.edu

This summer, experience college life at Concordia & get a sneak peek into the field of computer science

High Schoolers are invited to join us at our sister campus in Mequon WI for a computer science summer camp. During your time, you will spend two days on campus with other high school students and have an opportunity to participate in hands on activities related to software development, 3D modeling, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and computer animation.

As a Computer Science camp attendee, you will:

  • Spend two days on the CUW campus surrounded by beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Gain knowledge from outstanding faculty within the areas of:
    • Software development/game development
    • Computer animation/3D modeling
    • Artificial intelligence/robotics
    • 3D printing
    • Virtual reality.
  • Experience campus dining
  • Get a personalized tour of campus facilities
  • Learn next steps to be prepared for your postsecondary education
  • Hear from professionals about life in the field
  • Receive introduction to Computer Science foundational concepts & have an opportunity to earn college credit in the future through our dual credit program

Cost: $100

This two day experience will take place on Monday, June 20th and Tuesday, June 21st from 9AM - 5PM.

Click here to register.

Questions? Contact Annalise Kannenberg

Links and downloads

These 16-week online courses are organized into weekly units with assignment deadlines. Students can login and complete coursework anytime during the day or night. 

All courses are offered during the fall and spring term. Those with an * are also offered during the summer.



  • ED 102 Foundations of Education l 3 credits course overview
    • ED 102 may NOT satisfy MI requirements for teacher candidates attending CUAA.
Our online course descriptions may be helpful to review with your school counselor to determine approval.


View the full course listing below by term and be sure to select JT for campus location.

To verify on campus course availability and to register, please contact: Deirdre Lozon at deirdre.lozon@cuaa.edu l 734.995.7312

Music Ensembles: See the courses listed under Music. If you have questions on these courses or our ensembles, please Contact william.perrine@cuaa.edu for more information. Applied Music courses (lessons) do not qualify for Concordia Promise funding.

Pre-College on-campus Courses

If course listing is not available for a specific term, please contact Deirdre Lozon.