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.
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Frequently Asked Admissions Questions
Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to MSTC & my program?
MSTC requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.
Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?
Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.
Is there an Application for Admission deadline?
MSTC continuously accepts applications for admission.
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.
What are official transcripts?
Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.
If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can MSTC use those scores?
Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.
Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?
Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.
How do I apply to a program?
Click on How to Apply above to get started!
MSTC needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?
No. MSTC requires all transcripts to be official.
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 MSTC.
Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at MSTC?
No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.
I applied to MSTC in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?
The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.
How does MSTC tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?
On average, an MSTC education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.
When can I take the Accuplacer?
The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis