Continuing Education and Customized Training

Why MCTC

“I feel MCTC is one of the best options for computer training. It has been a great experience and MCTC is an organization that we will use in the future.”

–Julie Droegemueller, Caribou Coffee

Why MCTC

"MCTC is a great way for adults to learn important applications in a small classroom setting. Classes are limited to 12 students and the curriculum is designed so students can go back over step-by-step exercises as many times as they would like."

–Deb Lehr, MCTC Continuing Education Microsoft Applications Instructor

3D Animation

Our instructors are 3D Animation professionals with years of industry experience.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to 3D Animation
  • Introduction to 3D Modeling
  • Introduction to 3D Lighting and Texturing
  • Introduction to 3D Rendering and Compositing

See our course schedule for classes being offered in 3D animation.

Note: All courses are taught on a PC. Bring a USB flash drive to save files.

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Customize it!

Our courses can be tailored to your organization's needs and delivered at your site or ours. Contact us today to discuss customized training for your team.

For more information about courses or customized training contact us at 612-659-6500 or continuinged@minneapolis.edu.


3D Animation Certificate

Creating content for 3D rendering requires core competencies that require knowledge in modeling, lighting, texturing, animating and compositing. This series of courses provides an introduction to these competencies using the open source 3D software Blender.

Successfully complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to 3D Animation
  • Introduction to 3D Modeling
  • Introduction to 3D Lighting and Texturing
  • Introduction to 3D Rendering and Compositing


$3.3 Million Grant Means Customized Training for Pioneer Press, Gedney Foods

Training at MCTC.

With help from a $3.3 million MN Job Skills Partnership grant to MnSCU, MCTC's Division of Continuing Education and Customized Training will provide uniquely designed programs for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Gedney Foods.

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MCTC–Thermo King Partnership

hermo King President Ray Pittard, left, and MCTC president Phil Davis.

MCTC was awarded $300,000 by the Department of Employment and Economic Development Minnesota Job Skills Partnership to develop and implement lean process improvement training. The training will be delivered to more than 550 engineering, design and management staff at Minnesota-based Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand.

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