Transfer Pathways at Minneapolis College


The Transfer Pathway degree programs offer students a powerful option:

The opportunity to complete an associate degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities.

This curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the 7 Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.

Transfer Pathways = Savings: Tuition, Textbooks and Time

Classes at any Minnesota 2-year college cost less than any 4-year year university. So over 2 years, that transfer pathway savings at Minneapolis College can save students who finish a 4-year degree thousands of dollars.

Getting your 2-year start here at Minneapolis College can also save you significantly on text books.

Here are the current transfer pathways offered by Minneapolis College:

  1. Accounting A.S. Transfer Pathway
  2. Art A.F.A. Transfer Pathway
  3. Biology A.S. Transfer Pathway
  4. Business Transfer Pathway A.S.
  5. Chemistry A.S. Transfer Pathway
  6. Communication Studies A.A. Transfer Pathway
  7. Criminal Justice A.S. Transfer Pathway
  8. Early Childhood Education A.S. Transfer Pathway
  9. Economics A.A. Transfer Pathway
  10. History A.A. Transfer Pathway
  11. Mathematics A.A. Transfer Pathway
  12. Political Science A.A. Transfer Pathway
  13. Psychology A.A. Transfer Pathway
  14. Pre-Social Work A.S. Transfer Pathway
  15. Spanish A.A. Transfer Pathway
  16. Theater Arts A.F.A. Transfer Pathway

While these transfer pathways are designed for Minnesota State's universities, not all universities offer pathways in all areas, something to check depending on your chosen study.

This program started with the Minnesota state legislature in 2015 to make transferring from a 2-year college to a 4-year college much easier and more certain for students who want to complete a bachelors degree, starting their studies at a 2-year school.