Instructor Qualifications

In order to teach a College in the High School Course with UMC, the UMC Department Head will confirm that the high school teacher has met the minimum qualifications required of adjunct instructors at UMC (a Masters degree in the discipline or a Masters not in the discipline and a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the discipline).

High school faculty provides the UMC CIHS representative with:

  • CV/resume
  • college transcripts
  • course request (what class instructor would like to teach)
  • course syllabus (supplied and/or approved by department head) 

To be considered, fill out a New Instructor Application

Student Qualifications

In order for a high school student to register for UMC course credit the student must:

  • be a Minnesota resident
  • have achieved junior status in the high school
  • have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher at their High School to enter the program initially

**College in the High School students must maintain a minimum UMC G.P.A of 2.0 each term to continue enrollment at UMC.

The participating High School will confirm that the student has met the above requirements prior to admission and registration in the CIHS program.