Frequently asked questions

Kevin welcomes the opportunity to answer any questions you may have and discuss whether the Hudson Branch Middle College is the right fit for you!   Feel free to contact him anytime.  

Here are a few answers to some frequently asked questions:

Why enroll in Middle College?

  • Earn an associate degree while still in high school

  • Free Tuition, textbooks and fees

  • Extensive college preparation

  • Career exploration activities

What are the completion requirements for Middle College?

  • Complete MMC (Michigan Merit Curriculum)

  • MEMCA (Michigan Early Middle College Association) College Readiness Curriculum

  • Complete a minimum of 15 college credits hours and 1 of the following:

    • 100 hours of verified community service​

    • Minimum of 40 hours of verified career exploration, internship, job shadowing, or clinical experience

    • Combination of the tow that equals 70+ hours

Can I participate in traditional sports & drama in my resident school district?

  • YES.

Can I start taking college classes right away?

  • Hudson Branch Campus allows you to accelerate throught the program based on skill acquisition, not credit accumulation. Your progress is based on your customized academic and career pathway.



Mission Statement - Southern Michigan Center for Science and Industry’s objective is to provide opportunities for careers in engineering, sales, manufacturing and advanced manufacturing to improve student performance and workplace readiness by providing 21st century education and training using blended learning with utilization of technology.