The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a member of the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP).
To earn accreditation, the CIHS program demonstrated that it meets NACEP standards related to instructors, curriculum, students, student assessment, and program evaluation. For more information about NACEP please visit www.NACEP.org
**Revised NACEP Standards effective 2012-2013. More information to follow. Please visit the NACEP website.
College in the High School (CIHS) is a University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) program that delivers University courses, in collaboration with area high schools, to advanced high school students.
Administered by the Center for Adult Learning, the program offers regular, introductory University courses at participating high schools. All courses are approved for degree credit, and specially credentialed high school faculty members teach all CIHS classes.
The CIHS program with the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) was established by UMC to provide academically challenging courses, in the high school, where students would receive college credit.
- Help college-bound high school students establish appropriate expectations for collegiate academic performance
- Decrease the overall expense of a college education (CIHS credits can be earned at no cost to the student)
- Provide opportunities for High School faculty and UMC faculty to:
- work cooperatively
- exchange ideas
- participate in staff development activities
- College courses are effectively integrated into the High School schedules so students can maintain their relationships within their high school