Program Requirements

In order to qualify for the PEI program, prospective students must meet the following requirements:

  • GED completion, earned HS diploma, and/or prior college credit
  • Satisfactory scores on JC placement tests
  • MDOC Security Level I or II
  • 12 months clear conduct
  • Financial support to cover tuition and fees each semester
  • Agreement to enroll in assigned courses
  • Most students must be 18 months or more from their Earliest Release Date (ERD) depending on their programming requirements

All PEI students are expected to be on their best behavior at all times. Students can be removed, solely at the discretion of the MDOC, from the program, class(es) they are enrolled in, and the correctional facility where they are housed if they receive a misconduct ticket. Tuition and fees are not refundable.

To get started, please view the steps to enroll.