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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.


High School Academy Courses


  • ART101 Art History I*
  • ART102 Art History II
  • MUS103 Foundations of Music*
  • PSY101 Introduction to Psychology*
  • GEO101 World Regional Geography
  • GEO203 Human Geography
  • PSC101 American National Government*
  • PSC102 State and Local Government*
  • HIS101 World Civilization I*
  • HIS102 World Civilization II*
  • SOC101 Principles of Sociology
  • COM107 Introduction to Communication*
  • PHL101 Introduction to Philosophy*
  • PHL203 Ethics*
  • ENG110 College Writing I*
  • ENG120 College Writing II*
  • SPA101 Spanish 101
  • SPA102 Spanish 102
  • ECO201 Microeconomics
  • ECO202 Macroeconomics


  • HSV101 Introduction to Human Services
  • CHS111 Foundations of Early Childhood Education*
  • MGT105 Principles of Management*
  • MKT203 Sales and Techniques of Selling
  • MGT203 Foundations of Leadership
  • ACC111 Financial Accounting
  • CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice*
  • LAW101 Introduction to The Law
  • SMG101 Foundations of Sport Management
  • EMH280 Crisis Communications and Social Media
  • CIS112 Introduction to Computing*
  • CIS120 Introduction to Information Technology
  • CIS200 Introduction to Programming
  • CIS213 Project Management in CIS
  • BIO120 Concepts in Biology*
  • ENV240 Ocean Conservation & Management*
  • ENV250 Meteorology*
  • MAT101 Elementary Algebra*
  • MAT102 Intermediate Algebra*
  • MAT105 Quantitative Methods*

*Note: These courses include a digital course materials package which cuts down on the cost of textbooks.


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 or 203.596.4532.

For more information complete the form below or call Michael Cappiello, Admissions Ambassador at 203.591.7144

Request More Information