Minnesota State Community and Technical College

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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Established 2003
Type Public community and technical college
President Dr. Peggy D. Kennedy
Academic staff 270
Admin. staff 636
Undergraduates 9,000 (collegewide)
Location Moorhead, Fergus Falls, Detroit Lakes, Wadena, MN, USA
Campus Suburban, Rural
Colors Blue and Green (college) and Blue and Gold (athletics)
Mascot Spartan
Affiliations Minnesota College Athletic Conference
Website www.minnesota.edu

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is a community and technical college with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena. M State offers more than 70 career and liberal arts programs on its campuses, and more than 25 online programs and majors through its eCampus. M State enrolls more than 9,000 campus-based and online students annually.

M State was created in 2003 with the merger of Fergus Falls Community College and three campuses of Northwest Technical College. The goal of the merger was to create a comprehensive community college to provide technical education and coursework for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree. Each of the campuses has existed as a college for 50 years or more.

The college offers the Associate in Arts university transfer, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, certificate programs and diplomas. Its largest programs are liberal arts transfer, nursing, business, radiologic technology and computer-related degree programs. Unique programs include electrical line worker, equine science, power sports technology, American Sign Language, entrepreneurship and medical laboratory technician.

The M State Spartans compete in the NJCAA in football, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball and men’s and women’s golf.

The college also ranks among the top three two-year Minnesota colleges in fundraising and awards more than $200,000 in scholarships annually. By partnering with area communities, the college also provides Custom Training Services and other responsive training programs.

The college is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.


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