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STA provides innovative opportunities for students to prepare for college

1. Advanced college preparation for any college experience

STA provides problem-based and project-based learning to develop critical thinking combined with advanced skill preparation for the most in-demand careers.

2. College credit opportunities that provide key dual and college credits to give students a head start on their college coursework.

Every STA course provides some type of college credit opportunity.  See course web pages or talk to the course instructor for details.

3. Early College Degree Options to reduce college debt and accelerate students path to an exciting career

STA's Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) Program  is a national model that provides an opportunity for high school juniors to enroll as a freshman in college and begin a bachelor's degree with an innovative partnership with Metropolitan Community College and University of Central Missouri.