MEMCA Certificate

Michigan Early/Middle College Association (MEMCA) is a voluntary alliance of educators actively involved with one or more of the early/middle colleges working towards significantly increasing the collegiate and post-secondary success and completion rate of Michigan youth. The group comes together to share best practices, develop a community of learners and reflective practitioners, and share research with the broad high school transformation community.

MEMCA serves in a leadership capacity by providing assistance to Early/Middle Colleges throughout the state. This is accomplished by working closely with the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Career and Technical Education, and other public and private agencies and institutions.

The Michigan Early/Middle College Association (MEMCA) Technical Certificate
Is awarded for completing:

  • State of Michigan High School Merit Curriculum
  • Member school's MEMCA approved College Readiness Curriculum
  • Minimum 15 college credit hours (non-remedial courses)

 And

(One of the following options)

  • 100 hours of verified community service
  • Minimum 40 hours of verified career exploration, internship, job shadowing or clinical experience
  • Or a combination of the two that equals 70+ hours