Educational Programs

MCTC Works!

Find out how MCTC can work for you.

  • Find jobs
  • Increase your earning power
  • Save thousands on tuition
  • Transfer credits easily

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Tuesday, June 23
5–7 p.m.
MCTC Helland Center

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Come to our beautiful campus this spring to enjoy free events featuring art, fashion, photography, graphic and web design, music, theater and more!

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How to get started:

Summer starts June 1
Apply before May 22

Fall starts Aug. 24
Apply before Aug. 14

Get a Degree and Transfer

Degree programs

With flexible day, evening and weekend classes, MCTC’s college degree programs make it easy to earn an associate’s degree or to complete your first two years of college for later transfer to a four-year college or university.

We offer several two-year degree programs including the Associate in Arts, Online Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science and Associate in Fine Arts.

Our experienced, award-winning faculty teach in smart classrooms that will enhance your learning experience with the latest technology. Classmates from all over the world provide rich, global perspectives, experiences and insights.

MCTC is located in the heart of Minneapolis,with easy access to its vibrant arts scene, business community and other four-year colleges and universities that will allow your credits to transfer.

We make it easy to transfer

If you are transferring to Minneapolis Community and Technical College we have transfer specialists who can help you with every step of the process and help you transfer as many credits as possible towards earning your degree here.

When you earn an associate degree at MCTC or finish the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, your credits will transfer to all four-year public institutions like Minnesota State University–Mankato, Metropolitan State University or the University of Minnesota, and most private institutions like Augsburg College and the University of St. Thomas. MCTC is one of 31 public colleges and universities that make up the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.

If you are enrolled at another school and want to take one of our courses to transfer back to your home institution we make that easy too! Find out more about how to become a visiting student at MCTC.

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