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Transfer Pathways are paths to a four-year degree that start at community colleges in the Minnesota State system. Students first complete a fixed Transfer Pathway curriculum of lower-division courses at a nearby community college—then they seamlessly transfer to a corresponding bachelor’s program at Metropolitan State University to complete their degrees. Learn more about Transfer Pathways

Accounting

Knowledge of accounting concepts and frameworks is a necessary part of the educational preparation for careers in business.

Art

Cultivate your creativity and develop marketable skills with a core curriculum of drawing, painting, and digitally-based art.

Biology

The study of life, from the simplest cells to the most complex ecosystems

Business: Accounting

Knowledge of accounting concepts and frameworks is a necessary part of the educational preparation for careers in business.

Business: Business Administration

Gain skills in demand by businesses and other organizations. Prepare for positions in business, nonprofit organizations, and government.

Business: Economics

Essential for all careers in management and to becoming a well-informed citizen and participant in society.

Business: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Develop skills to start a business, launch a career as an innovative manager within an existing organization, support a family business, or become a franchisee.

Business: Finance

Learn solid academic grounding in areas such as investments, financing and risk management, and prepares students for careers in corporate finance and financial institutions.

Business: Human Resource Management

Prepare for professional career opportunities in business, government and nonprofit organizations.

Business: International Business

Learn about the increasing interactions of American companies with worldwide marketing, purchasing, financial dealings and other business activities.

Business: Management

Gain skills in demand by businesses and nonprofits. Prepare to work as a manager and leader in a variety of organizations.

Business: Management Information Systems

Prepare for a career in high-demand IT occupations such as a business systems analyst, enterprise technology architect or application developer.

Business: Marketing

Study the demographic, psychographic, social, economic, technological, environmental and cultural factors that influence the demands for consumer and industrial goods.

Business: Supply Chain and Operations Management

Understand the flow of materials, information, and money between suppliers, producers and servicing organizations, and customers.

Chemistry

Learn to think creatively, analyze data, and understand human interaction with the material world from multiple perspectives.

Communication Arts and Literature Education

Designed to provide broad knowledge of literacy and communication.

Communication Studies

Learn to build and train teams, bridge information gaps, analyze information flow, resolve conflicts, and understand and work to improve organizational systems and cultures

Computer Science

Study systematic approaches for the design and development of application systems that support the functioning of core industries and services.

Criminal Justice

Understand justice processes from classic criminology to contemporary controversies in criminal law.

Economics

Essential for all careers in management and to becoming a well-informed citizen and participant in society

Elementary Education

A program to prepare diverse, reflective, and resilient teachers to teach urban youth.

English

Gain and share an appreciation of great works in this popular and useful major.

History

Develop skills such as reading comprehension, analysis, cross-cultural comparison and written argumentation that are useful in a range of careers and avocations

Law Enforcement

Develop the knowledge, perspective and skills necessary for successful law enforcement careers, with both academic and hands-on skills course work

Management Information Systems

Prepare for a career in high-demand IT occupations such as a business systems analyst, enterprise technology architect or application developer.

Mathematics BA

This traditional math program provides students with a strong undergraduate foundation in mathematics essential for graduate studies and preparation in a variety of careers.

Mathematics BS

Offers students the quantitative and computational knowledge, and communication skills, essential for careers in industry and further study of applied mathematics.

Political Science

Combines academic study of politics with real-world political experience to understand social justice, the rule of law, and institutional power.

Pre-Social Work

Prepares students for generalist social work practice with client systems of various sizes and types with special emphasis on Native Americans and communities of color

Psychology

From community service to consulting, a degree in psychology helps prepare you for any number of careers

Sociology

Learn fundamental skills in sociological analysis and research, including hands-on experience.

Theater

Gain an understanding and appreciation for acting, directing and playwriting