Director of the Missouri Innovation Campus Program
Dr. Jeremy Bonnesen
Director/Principal of Summit Technology Academy at The Missouri Innovation Campus
Ms. Carrie Hardin
Assistant Principal of Summit Technology Academy at The Missouri Innovation Campus
The Missouri Innovation Campus is an exciting, progressive collaboration between the Lee's Summit R-7 School District, Metropolitan Community College and the University of Central Missouri. By engaging business partners and community organizations, such as Cerner and DST, The MIC is reshaping the way students experience education.
The MIC students graduate with:
- A four-year degree, two years after high school.
- No student debt.
- Applied experience through paid internships.
- Highly sought-after skills for high-paying careers.
A Degree in Less Time
Academic programs at The Missouri Innovation Campus focus on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Beginning their junior year in high school, students take classes from Metropolitan
Community College and the University of Central Missouri to earn college credit. Upon
graduation from high school, these students will have their high school diplomas and
After high school graduation, students who finish their entire MCC curriculum are eligible to complete a bachelor's degree from UCM in only two years.
An Outstanding Value
One of the most significant obstacles facing students who pursue a college education is the cost. The MIC delivers the value of a four-year degree with no student debt through:
- Student Employment
- Tuition Forgiveness
- Shared Tuition
- Low-Interest Loan Programs
- Paid Internships
The Missouri Innovation Campus is a bold, visionary approach, connecting students with a valuable, affordable education, and connecting businesses with the skilled, career-ready workforce they need.