Berrien County Early/Middle College (EMC) is a 5-year high school program where students can get a head start on college and their career by earning an associate degree or certificate for FREE!
Students have the opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and one of the following:
- substantial transferable college credits
- technical or career certificate
- opportunity to begin a registered apprenticeship
- or an associate degree
Students apply for the program during their sophomore year of high school. If accepted, participants take college classes during 11th and 12th grades, and then attend college full time during their 5th year of high school to complete the program.
The Berrien County 5th Year Early Middle College Application for 2024-2025 is Now Closed
Early/Middle College Consultant
269-471-7725 ext. 3304
Students and their families may also contact their high school counselor/guidance office.
February 16, 2024
March 5, 2024 4:30 – 8:30 PM
March 6, 2024 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Student/Parent Orientation for Admitted Students
March 27, 2024; 5:30 pm
College Success Workshop for Admitted Students
July 8-11, 2024