Mount Michael provides the solid, core curriculum that competitive colleges demand. All students are required to take four years of math, science, English, social studies, and theology. Although only two years of a foreign language are required at this time, students are strongly encouraged to take four. The majority of Mount Michael students earn college credits by taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Some graduates enter college with enough credit to be given sophomore status. The average number of credits taken to college by Mount Michael graduates is fifteen.