Educational Programs

What’s Your Goal?

What’s your goal? What’s your plan? Minneapolis Community and Technical College can help you get to where you want to be. It doesn’t matter if you are a first-time college student or are returning from the workforce for further training or a career change.

We have developed four pathways to help you identify or realize your academic and career goals:

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Explore the Possibilities

Start exploring the possibilities you have in earning a degree, diploma or certificate at MCTC. Visit our campus, learn about our programs and tell us about your goals.

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Gain New Skills

MCTC can help you learn new skills, change or advance your career. We offer flexible, non-credit continuing education, customized training options and career and technical programs.

Learn how to expand your horizons at MCTC



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Get a Degree and Transfer

When you earn your associate degree at MCTC, or take the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC), your credits will transfer to many public and private four-year institutions. By starting your education at MCTC you can save thousands on the cost of overall tuition.

Learn more about getting a degree at MCTC and transferring



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Train for a Career

Our career and technical program certificates, diplomas and degrees prepare students with relevant skills to meet workforce demands.

Train for a career at MCTC


Find out why nearly 14,000 students choose Minneapolis Community and Technical College each year!

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Earn your bachelor’s degree with the Auggie Plan!

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Follow a defined pathway to earn your two-year associate degree from Minneapolis Community and Technical College then seamlessly transfer to Augsburg College to finish your bachelor’s degree.

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Two-Year Colleges Make the Grade

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“The pendulum has swung” toward community colleges.

In this Star Tribune article, community colleges were recognized for offering an inexpensive, fast-track path to employment. Although once regarded as “the 13th grade,” popular opinion about community college has since changed.

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