You don’t have to wait until you’re old enough to enroll in Catholic University to take courses here and begin to experience the exciting life and learning opportunities to be found here. High school students are invited to sign up for one of our summer pre-college programs.
The Experiences in Architecture program at The Catholic University of America is an intense three-week workshop for students interested in architecture or other design-related fields. Students are exposed to both the academics and the professional sides of the architecture arena, as the city of Washington, D.C., becomes their classroom.
The CUA High School Drama Institute is a three-week residential program offered by the university’s School of Music and Department of Drama. Students who wish to pursue intensive summer training in the performing arts will strengthen theatre skills, study voice, movement, and acting with theatre professors and professionals, and work hard with like-minded students.
High school students will spend a week on Catholic University’s campus learning to see theology in everyday life. The program encourages young people to explore theological traditions, ask questions about the moral dimensions of contemporary issues, and examine how their faith calls them to lives of service.
The Busch School’s Summer Business Institute is a week-long summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors to immerse them into entrepreneurship and business leadership through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching. From Sunday, June 18th through Friday, June 23rd, high school students interested in business will have the opportunity to dive hands-on into business principles, competitions, and applications, while experiencing a taste of college life in Washington, D.C., at The Catholic University of America.