Northwestern partners with Maranatha Christian Academy for Associate of Arts degree

Beginning with class of 2018, students can complete 60 credits through on-site PSEO partnership

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University of Northwestern and Maranatha Christian Academy partner for Associate of Arts degree

ST.PAUL, MINN. (04/29/2016)(readMedia)-- Earning college credits while in high school just became a lot easier for students at Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minn. Beginning with the graduating class of 2018, MCA students can complete an Associate of Arts degree from the University of Northwestern – Saint Paul while still attending Maranatha Christian Academy. These 60 credits will serve as a unique on-site PSEO partnership between the two schools.

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded an Associate of Arts and Bible degree from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, in addition to their high school diploma, at commencement. Students are required to apply for this program during the spring semester of their sophomore year and meet all PSEO program requirements to participate.


University of Northwestern – St. Paul is a nondenominational Christian university in St. Paul, Minn. With a biblical worldview integrated into all programs, UNW provides a unique educational experience for students who want to combine faith and education. UNW offers 75+ areas of undergraduate study, six master's degrees, and online and early college programs. Northwestern Media, a ministry of the university, operates 15 Christian radio stations throughout the Midwest with a total listenership of more than one million listeners. Visit for more information.