Henry Ford Early College

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The Henry Ford Early College (HFEC) will prepare children in metropolitan Detroit for a future that is competitive, integrated with technology, and encourages career exploration. The HFEC will focus students on success, while addressing a desperate regional need for health care workers. The HFEC is a partnership among Henry Ford Health System, Henry Ford College, Dearborn Public Schools in coordination with Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency and the State Board of Education.

Students enrolled in the Henry Ford Early College have the opportunity in a five-year period to simultaneously complete high school, earn a significant number of college credits and receive certification in an allied health profession. The program is offered at no cost to the student and begins in the ninth grade. Graduates receive their high school diploma from Henry Ford Early College, their associate's degree from Henry Ford College and become certified in an allied health profession through the appropriate regulatory body following passage of the certifying exam.

Learn more about Henry Ford Early College by reading our brochure

Henry Ford Early College is open to all students living in Wayne County and entering 9th grade

Opened:
September 4, 2007

Locations:

Henry Ford College - Dearborn Heights
Learning Success Center
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Early College
1 Ford Place, Suite 1B
Detroit, MI 48202

Enrollment: 237 students

Principal: Majed Fadlallah

Henry Ford Health System: Marva Brooks, PhD, RN - Program Coordinator

Henry Ford College: Elizabeth Rutherford - Manager of Collegiate Partnerships

Programs Offered:

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Practice - Clinical Management
  • Medical Practice/Facility Business Management
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Radiographer
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgical Technologist

Quick Facts:

  • The Henry Ford Early College is a partnership among Henry Ford Health System, Henry Ford College, and Dearborn Public Schools in coordination with Wayne County Regional Educational Service Agency and the Michigan State Board of Education
  • Students have the opportunity to simultaneously complete high school, earn a significant number of college credits and receive certification in an allied health profession
  • Programs can be completed in 5 years
  • Application available December 1 - March 15