Work Experience Credit

Work Experience Credit

MSTC will review recent and relevant occupational experiences, specialized training, and occupation-related licensure for possible credit toward the completion of an Associate Degree or a Technical Diploma.

The appropriate academic Division Dean is responsible for the final decision on the recognition of credit for occupational experience.


Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate

Employer-based program advisory committees
88% of us work in-state following graduation
We are tech savvy
We have the soft skills you desire
We receive skills/insight from industry leaders
You get a high-quality and job-ready employee

Frequently Asked Admissions Questions


Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?

Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis

Is there an Application for Admission deadline?

Mid-State continuously accepts applications for admission.

Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at Mid-State?

No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.

How does Mid-State tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?

On average, an Mid-State education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.

Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to Mid-State & my program?

Mid-State requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.

Mid-State needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?

No. Mid-State requires all transcripts to be official.

I applied to Mid-State in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?

The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.

Will a GED or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?

Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to Mid-State.

If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can Mid-State use those scores?

Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.

How do I know if I’ve been admitted to a program?

Once you have completed all admissions requirements, you will receive a letter indicating you have been accepted.

How do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.

What are official transcripts?

Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.