A Bright Future Ahead

Students around the world dream of attending higher education in the U.S. and joining the international workforce. With the right resources and support, those dreams can become reality. We believe in creating opportunities in education so students can achieve their goals with Hudson Global Scholars, with its mission of preparing scholars for bright, rewarding futures.

Hudson Global Scholars serves international students with online courses and programs that enhance academics, build lifelong skills, and prepare students for university in the United States and anywhere in the world. Hudson Global Scholars is fully accredited by Cognia, a global network of 40,000 institutions in more than 90 countries. Hudson Global Scholars has affiliated with some of the highest quality institutions in the world: College Board, University of California, NAFSA, NCAA, INCEA, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, OIEC, etc.

Hudson Global Scholars offer Advanced Placement® (AP), US Dual Diploma Program and University Pathways Certificate for high school students.

1. Advanced Placement® Courses

Hudson Global Scholars offers a full catalogue of AP® courses taught by qualified U.S.-based teachers. These courses prepare students for the internationally recognized AP® exam and for university success.
  • AP® Art History
  • AP® Biology
  • AP® Calculus AB
  • AP® Calculus BC
  • AP® Chemistry
  • AP® Computer Science A
  • AP® Computer Science Principles
  • AP® English Language and Composition
  • AP® English Literature and Composition
  • AP® Environmental Science
  • AP® U.S. History
  • AP® European History
  • AP® French Language and Culture
  • AP® Human Geography
  • AP® Macroeconomics
  • AP® Microeconomics
  • AP® Physics1
  • AP® Psychology
  • AP® Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP® Statistics
  • AP® U.S. Government and Politics
  • AP® World History Modern

2. Dual Diploma Program

U.S. Dual Diploma Program is a path to U.S. university acceptance. The program is created for international students hoping to attend university in the U.S. or other English-speaking countries. Students earn an American high school diploma that’s recognized around the world.

Students complete 5 course credits (10 semester-length courses) online in addition to high school course work at their local school.

Sample Dual Diploma Schedule
Year Subject Area Credit
(1.0 credits = 2 semesters)
1 English Literature 1.0
2 Math 1.0
3 Social Studies 1.0
4 Science 1.0
5 One additional credit of choice (elective or core) 1.0
Total 5 credits

3. University Pathways Certificate

University Pathways Certificate is a student-paced program. Students can start any time, even in the summer, and finish in 1 to 4 years. They take four semesters of totally 2 credits in one from six career areas:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Information technology
  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Arts and communications
  • Health sciences


Students can choose from 2 instructional formats:

  • Teacher Assisted: Students work at their own pace with oversight from a U.S.-based teacher.
  • 1:1 Live Instruction: Independent study is supplemented by one hour each week (per course) of live individualized instruction by a U.S.-based teacher, plus monthly check-ins.

Sample University Pathways Certificate schedule in Information Technology:
Year Subject Area Credit
(1.0 credits = 2 semesters)
1 AP® Calculus AB 1.0
2 Cybersecurity 0.5
3 Javascript 0.5
Total 2 credits

Both successful Dual Diploma and University Pathways Certificate graduates are:

  • Highly proficient in English.
  • Ready to study on a U.S. university campus or in any English-speaking country.
  • Experience a career-oriented curriculum that extends beyond academic courses.
  • More desirable to university admissions officers and employers.
  • Guaranteed admission to at least one of Hudson’s 15+ partnered universities (or Hudson will refund their program fee).
  • Students apply to universities in Hudson’s guarantee program using a streamlined application process that waives the SAT, ACT, and TOEFL.
  • Qualified graduates receive scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $2,000 USD. Amounts are determined based on the student’s academic record and the university and program selected.
  • Free 1:1 university counselling sessions focussing on academic and career goals and assisting with application to Hudson’s partner universities.


With both Dual Diploma and University Pathways University Programs, university admissions are simplified:

  • Single online application process.
  • No application essay required.
  • No SAT/ACT scores required.
  • No TOEFL/IELTS exams required*
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
  • Form I-20 guaranteed** upon admission (a required document for the student visa application).
  • Scholarships of $1,500 or more for all graduates.

* All new students must take placement tests to ensure appropriate course levels.
**With qualifying financial statements.