Pathway degrees

M State Transfer Pathway options

In addition to its AA, AS and AFA transfer degree options, M State offers Transfer Pathway degrees designed specifically for students intending to complete a four-year degree in certain fields after graduating from M State.

Each of the Transfer Pathways offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an associate degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated bachelor's degree programs at one of Minnesota State's seven universities. The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students enter the university with junior-year status.

M State currently offers:

All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degrees will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor's degree programs in a related field at:

  • Bemidji State University
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • Winona State University.

Why earn a Transfer Pathway degree?

The advantages of earning a Transfer Pathway degree at M State include:

  • You'll enjoy a four-year college experience on a two-year college campus
  • Small class sizes mean a personalized education
  • Our low cost per credit makes M State an exceptional educational value
  • You'll have an opportunity to explore your career interests
  • Courses are taught by faculty with master's or doctorate degrees in their field of study
  • Spartan Centers offer academic assistance on all M State campuses
  • Online courses and tutoring are available
  • Student life activities provide opportunities for campus involvement
  • Scholarships are available
  • Faculty and staff help students build a solid foundation for success at a four-year university