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Post University High School Academy

Jumpstart your college education. 

Post University High School Academy provides high school students the opportunity to enroll in undergraduate college courses. In these 3-credit courses, students interact with their peers and Post University faculty members in engaging, challenging, college-level coursework.

Courses are offered in three convenient formats:

  • 8-week accelerated online classes
  • 16-week classes taught at the students’ high schools
  • 16-week semesters on Post University’s scenic campus

 

Start Now! Courses begin every 8 weeks

CTC101  College Success Seminar

This course teaches students the fundamental skills and strategies required to support learning in a University environment. This course is structured to help students analyze values, motivations, and goals, while helping connect present University experiences with current and future career goals.  Emphasis is placed on academic skills, personal assessment, career exploration, and development of interpersonal soft skills. This course is required for all undergraduate degree programs at Post University.

CIS112   Introduction to Computing

This course strives to meet the high level of computer literacy required of all students earning a degree for the university. Special emphasis is placed on the ethical use of computer technology for information analysis and communications. Computer units introduce the Internet, MS Windows, word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software. This course is required for all undergraduate degree programs at Post University.

How to Register

High school students who demonstrate the ability to maintain academic excellence are eligible to enroll in courses. To qualify, students must have: A high school transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0+ and a statement of recommendation from the current high school. Upon initial acceptance, students must successfully complete High School Academy Orientation.

If your school already has a partnership with Post University, talk with your guidance counselor or school administrator to learn how you can take courses in our High School Academy. If your school does not have a partnership with Post University High School Academy, please request more information so our High School Admissions Team can get you started on the path to higher education!

Ready to Apply: High School Academy Application

*Each university has its own policy regarding transfer credit. Post University does not guarantee transfer credit.

Benefits of Post University High School Academy Courses
  • Take undergraduate courses with your peers from around the country online, engage in college-level coursework right at your own high school, or gain pre-collegiate experience on Post University’s campus
  • Try out a career area you are interested in or a liberal arts course. With either choice, there are many course offerings available in areas such as Marketing, STEM courses, and many more!
  • Earn college credit that you can take with you to the college of your choice*
  • Gain confidence in college-level academic work

*Each university has its own policy regarding transfer credit. Post University does not guarantee transfer credit.

 

Waterbury Public Schools / Post University Early College High School

The City of Waterbury, Waterbury Public Schools and Post University are pleased to announce a joint partnership in the creation of an Early College High School (ECHS) beginning the 2020-2021 academic year. The ECHS is a unique partnership designed to eliminate barriers between high school and higher education in order to create a more seamless path for students towards college and a career.

The Early College High School at Crosby High School offers students the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Legal Studies, Management or Marketing, while simultaneously earning a high school diploma. Waterbury students will attend college classes at Post University, complete online coursework at Crosby and/or attend college classes taught by a Post-credentialed Waterbury Public Schools instructor at Crosby. Under the agreement, students will enroll in college-level courses, at no cost, beginning their Freshman year.

Application for the Early College High School opens on March 2, 2020 and will close on March 23, 2020.

For more information please visit https://www.waterbury.k12.ct.us/

Attention High School Administrators and Faculty

Are you interested in a partnership with Post University’s High School Academy? Contact Chad McGuire Associate Director, High School Academy at cmcguire@post.edu or 203.596.4532.

For more information complete the form below or call Emily Cole, High School Academy Program Coordinator – Advising at 203.596.8518

Request More Information