Summit Technology Academy (STA) is an innovative and advanced experience that prepares high school juniors and seniors for college and career success. Career Capstone courses include: engineering, computer science, health science, human services and finance and arts & communications. STA offers signature programs such as the Missouri Innovation Campus, KU Degree in 3, Cerner Scholars, IBCP and UCM-STA Fast Track to a BS in Nursing.
Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) is a program that accelerates the time it takes high school student to earn a college degree in addition to working in a high-demand internship. As a result of participating in one of the MIC programs, students will be on track to earn a bachelor's degree just two years after graduating high school. The Missouri Innovation Campus is a progressive initiative by the University of of Central Missouri, Metropolitan Community College, the Lee's Summit School District, community organizations and business partners.
Metropolitan Community College (MCC-Longview Campus) is located in Lee's Summit and welcomes thousands of students each semester. MCC-Longview offers a variety of degrees in Arts & Communications, Business Management & Technology, Human Services, Industrial & Engineering Technology, Law & Public Safety, Natural Resources & Agriculture, Science/Engineering/Technology and Transportation. Students have the opportunity to participate in professional organizations such as the Allied Health Student Group and Engineering Club. The Longview campus encourages employers to engage with current students for potential career opportunities.
University of Central Missouri (UCM) is an accredited 4-year university located 50 miles southeast of Kansas City with a campus located in Lee's Summit. UCM's 12,300 students come from nearly every state and 50 countries with nearly 90 percent from the State of Missouri. UCM offers more than 150 programs of study and 37 graduate programs. The Missouri Innovation Campus is UCM's educational hub for serving adult education needs in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. It is located in the same facility with the nationally-recognized MIC program.