university credit

our students get transferable credits

Earn up to 18 college credits your first year through Ecclesia College.

Students can take an additional 24 credits their second year.

Bottom line:  We value education. That is why we have made Ecclesia College courses available to our students through dual enrollment. Ecclesia College and HMC share the same vision of training Christian leaders for the future. 

The Bible says "Study to show yourself approved unto God; a workman that need not be ashamed, who rightly handles the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).


Ecclesia College is accredited.  Our students have the option to enroll in classes through Ecclesia College and receive academic credit for their classwork.  Rather, Ecclesia College has made a special online cohort available to HMC students who wish to earn academic credit.   To learn more, please go here:   

Ecclesia College receives institutional accreditation for higher education with the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE; formerly known as AABC). ABHE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).    

How do I earn college credit online through EC while attending HMC in Cold Spring, MN?

  1. Apply to Heartland here. Once you are accepted, move on to steps 2.
  2. Once you're accepted at Heartland, follow the steps to apply for the EC Online Heartland Cohort here: