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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.

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 Programming and Information Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Construction Electricity
  • Health Information Tech
  • Diesel
  • Engineering

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.


2015 General Operations

  • Budget: $41,925,000
  • Per Credit Tuition: $160.80 (Resident or Non-resident; rate is $199/credit for online courses)

Faculty and Staff Demographics

  • Total employees: 580
  • Full-time employees: 334 (50 percent are faculty)
  • Part-time employees: 246 (63 percent are faculty)
  • Gender mix of employees: 56 percent female and 44 percent male
  • Non-white ethnicities: 3 percent
  • Employees with disabilities: 3 percent

Campus Locations

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

2013 Graduate Information

AA - 383
AAS - 515
AFA - 3
AS - 252
Cert - 94
Dip - 377

Total graduates: 1,624
Continued education: 56 percent
Working-related employment: 89 percent

Last modified: March 18th, 2015 at 08:35am