NORTH CENTRAL MA
EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY

Helping students succeed in college and career

WHAT WE DO

We provide high school students the opportunity to apply and participate in our Early College Academy, where they take college-level courses through Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College. This advanced learning opportunity allows students to earn a minimum of 12 college credits toward an Associate or Bachelor's Degree while balancing the demands of a busy high school schedule.

Parent/Guardians

  • Save money on your child's education

  • Your child can take college classes at their high school, FSU, and MWCC

  • Help your child succeed in both their college education and career

  • Your child is more likely to enroll and persevere throughout college

THE BENEFITS OF  EARLY COLLEGE

Students

  • You will gain college experience ahead of the traditional curve

  • You will earn a minimum of 12 free college credits which are transferable 

  • You will receive intensive advising and development of your college and career plan 

Early College High Schools have positive impact on graduation rates, post secondary enrollment, and success."

- AMERICAN INSTITUTES OF RESEARCH

Applying, it's as easy as A-B-C

Lecture
A

Attend a Parent/Student information session to learn about Early College Academy, activities, career pathways, and other opportunities. Speak with your high school guidance department and your teachers about NCM Early College Academy opportunity and application process. 

Begin by selecting your career pathway! We offer a variety of connections to high impact career pathways, such as Business, Education, Fire Science, General Studies, Health Occupations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and STEM Occupations. 

B
C

Complete an application, we just have a few quick questions for you to get started. 

CONTACT US

If you need anything, we're here. Contact your high school guidance counselor or a point of contact below with any questions you may have.

Sara Vettese
Mount Wachusett Community College
Director of Early College & Dual Enrollment
978-630-9356
svettese1@mwcc.mass.edu
Andrew Goodwin
Fitchburg State University
Coordinator of Early College & Dual Enrollment
978-665-3847
agoodwi7@fitchburgstate.edu