Individualized Studies

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Our program

M State's Associate of Applied Science degree in Individualized Studies provides students with an opportunity to update their skills and expand employment opportunities with a customized degree.

The 60-credit program is available through eCampus or on our campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.

Students work with faculty and staff to integrate courses in a number of subject areas and create a degree plan that meets their educational needs. Degree requirements include 45 specialized career technical credits and 15 general education credits.


Here’s what you’ll learn

Students are expected to develop the skills required for success in their chosen career field, including:

  • Critical thinking, writing, speaking and analytical skills
  • Foundational knowledge of the content and methods related to the selected goal areas
  • Preparation for career development
  • Knowledge of required theories and applied practices
  • Ability to make decisions reflecting integrity and ethical responsibility
  • Proficiency in the use of technology and mathematical computations


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Individualized Studies Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Detroit Lakes, Online, Fergus Falls, Moorhead, Wadena

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Meet the faculty

Faculty information is not available for this program.


Why M State

  • Our low cost per credit makes M State an exceptional educational value
  • Small class sizes provide personalized education
  • Our academic advisors help students tailor their Individualized Studies degree to individual career interests
  • Online courses provide added flexibility
  • Spartan Centers offer academic assistance on all M State campuses
  • A range of M State financial aid programs and scholarships help lower the cost of earning a degree


Required Courses

  • Intro to Computer Technology
  • College Writing
  • 1 communications elective
  • 9 Minnesota Transfer Curriculum general education elective credits
  • 42 career course credits

Last modified: December 7th, 2015 at 08:18am