Applying to a Program
Minnesota Manufactured courses are offered by ten partner colleges through Minnesota State.
Choose a college below and complete the electronic application (eApplication) to enroll. A $20 application fee may be required. The eApplication provides instructions on how to pay the fee.
You must be enrolled in one of the participating schools to take a Minnesota Manufactured course.
There are 10,100+ open jobs in Minnesota’s manufacturing industry.
SOURCE:Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
1. See if Online Learning is Right for You
To complete a Minnesota Manufactured program or course, you will need a computer and Internet connection. Please be sure your computer system meets minimum technical and browser requirements. Individual courses may have additional hardware or software requirements. Refer to the course description or syllabus to determine these additional requirements.
In addition, students are required to have basic Internet and computer skills. Take the self-assessment to discover the skills needed to be a successful online student.
2. Apply for Admission
Apply to a participating college. Minnesota Manufactured courses are offered by ten partner colleges through Minnesota State. Choose a college and complete the electronic application (eApplication) to enroll. A $20 application fee may be required. The eApplication provides instructions on how to pay the fee. The college you choose will be your Home College for the duration of your Minnesota Manufactured program.
3. Submit official transcripts
Follow your Home College’s requirements regarding transcripts for high school and/or previously attended colleges, including GED and military training.
4. Explore options to pay for college
Learn more about your financial options when paying for college. If you are a resident of North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin, you will need to complete a reciprocity form.
5. Schedule an assessment
You will be notified if the Accuplacer course placement assessment or ACT is needed. Follow your Home College’s instructions for scheduling the assessment.
6. Attend orientation and register for Minnesota Manufactured courses
Follow your Home College’s instruction on attending orientation and registering for courses.
7. Try a sample course
It is highly recommended that you learn to navigate online course rooms prior to beginning coursework.