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Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission: Member of the North Central Association (1972-present). M State was admitted into the Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) in 2009.

Web site: http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org

Web site: http://www.hlcommission.org/AQIP/AQIP-Home

M State has numerous career/technical programs that are additionally accredited by boards, agencies, commissions, or professional organizations in their field or discipline.

Top Program Offerings (Based on Enrollment)

In addition to a strong liberal arts transfer program, M State offers highly successful programs in fields including:

  • Business, Accounting and Marketing
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Graphic Design
  • Medical - Administrative Assistant, Coding and Insurance
  • Nursing
  • Radiological and Pharmacy Technicians
  • Computer and Network Technology
  • Computer Programming and Information Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Resources
  • Auto Service
  • Construction Electricity

M State also has a strong eCampus option and a number of unique destination programs such as Electrical Line Worker, Marine and PowerSports Technology, and Diesel Equipment programs.


FY 2012 General Operations

  • Budget: $42,451,000
  • Per Credit Tuition: $155.40 (Resident or Non-resident; rate is $199/credit for online courses.)

Faculty and Staff Demographics

  • Total Employees: 636
  • Full Time Employees: 371 (47% are faculty)
  • Part Time Employees: 265 (74% are faculty)
  • Gender Mix of Employees: 59% female and 41% male
  • Non-white Ethnicities: 3%
  • Employees with Disabilities: 3%

Campus Locations

  • Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Fergus Falls, MN
  • Moorhead, MN
  • Wadena, MN
  • eCampus (Online delivery)

2012 Graduate Information

AA - 339
AAS - 534
AFA - 8
AS - 250
Cert - 143
Dip - 375

Total Graduates: 1639
Continued Education: 33%
Working Related Employment: 84%

Last modified: February 25th, 2014 at 03:36pm