In high school? Earn college credits—today

Are you in high school and want to get a head start on college or take a course not offered at your school? Concordia’s Pre-College program offers honors-level high school students the opportunity to jump start their college career at a much lower cost than as a traditional undergraduate. As part of the Pre-College program, you’ll earn college credits while in high school receiving dynamic instruction from Concordia faculty.

Students who don’t live in Michigan, should use the Concordia University Wisconsin Pre-College webpage.

Students participate in Pre-College coursework through these programs:

Concordia Promise Online Dual Credit Program

Students at Christian High Schools and Homeschool students qualify to take courses at the reduced Concordia Promise rate of $50 per credit. Courses may be taken online, on campus, or at the high school.

Apply for Concordia Promise Dual Credit:

Michigan’s Post-Secondary Education Option

Courses are offered to public or private high school students living in Michigan. Courses are $150 per credit. The student may earn high school credit, post-secondary credit, or both. Summer term and REL courses do not qualify for state funding.

Apply for PSEO:

  • Submit a Enrollment Request Form. The form is returned with student and school signatures and a high school transcript including a PSAT, ACT or SAT test score.

Admission requirements

  • Students are eligible in grades 9-12
  • Students must have at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school classes
  • A qualifying ACT or SAT test score must be submitted

Pre-college contact information


Online courses available

Through flexible online classes, you can complete coursework during the school day or at home. Semester courses are not self-paced but follow a schedule with weekly assignment deadlines.

Terms available:

  • Fall 2019: Aug 26 - Dec 13. Register by July 1. (15 weeks)
  • Spring 2020: Jan 27 - May 15. Register by Dec 1. (15 weeks)
  • Summer 2020: June 10 - Aug 16. Register by May 1. (10 weeks) Only PSY 101, ENG 103, and ENG 104 are offered

Arts and Sciences




On campus courses available

  • ACCT 203 Financial Accounting
  • BIO 100 Principles of Biology (3 credits) + BIO 100 Lab (1 credit)
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking
  • COMM 201 Interpersonal Communication
  • CSC 150 Foundations of Computer Science
  • HEB 301 Hebrew 1
  • HIST 103 World Views History
  • HIST 151 American Civilization
  • LAT 105 Latin 1
  • MGMT 130 Principles of Management
  • MKTG 131 Principles of Marketing
  • MATH 101 Beginning Algebra
  • MATH 121 Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 125 Contemporary Math
  • MATH 201 Calculus 1
  • MATH 205 Statistics 1
  • POLS 201 American Government
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • REL 110 Christian Faith
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 175 African American Reality and Culture
  • SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish 1
  • THTR 120 Orientation to Theater