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Spring Into Your Future

Why wait until fall? Spring is a time of opportunity at Mid-State. In fact, many Mid-State degree programs can be started in the spring semester, and you can take gen eds anytime to get a jump start on just about any program.

Classes start in late January!

Find Your Starting Point

Explore the different paths to a credential, with many options you can start in January.

Career Accelerator Certificates
Get quick results with a Career Accelerator certificate. These short-term "sprints" develop targeted, real-world competency for career advancement. Many can be completed in one semester or less! Most will get you started toward a technical diploma too.

Certificates with Spring Start

Competitive Sales
Adobe Suite
Business Skills
Competitive Sales
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Healthcare Foundations
Human Resources Foundations
Meat Cutting and Butchery
Nonprofit Leadership
Registered Nurse Refresher Series
Small Business Entrepreneurship
Team Leadership
University Transfer

Technical Diplomas
Longer than certificates and shorter than full associate degrees, our technical diplomas develop skills and knowledge that are in high demand with local employers. Start earning more right away, or keep going to work toward your associate degree.

Technical Diplomas with Spring Start

Accounting Assistant
Agribusiness Agronomy Technician
Barber Technologist
Central Service Technician
Construction Trades
Criminal Justice-Law Enforcement 720 Academy
Customer Relationship Professional
Digital Marketing Promotions
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Installer
Human Resources Assistant
Medical Assistant
Medical Coder
Microsoft System Administrator
Nail Technician
Nursing Assistant
Office Support Specialist
Pharmacy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
Project Management
Sales Specialist
Stainless Steel Welding

Associate Degrees—Including University Transfer Degrees!
Develop deeper mastery with a hands-on associate of applied science degree. Or tackle the first two years of a four-year degree for a fraction of the cost with a Liberal Arts associate degree that provides seamless, guaranteed transfer to many four-year colleges and universities.

Associate Degrees with Spring Start

Administrative Professional
Agribusiness and Science Technology
Arborist Technician
Business Management
Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician
Criminal Justice-Corrections & Community Advocacy
Culinary Arts
Digital Marketing
Early Childhood Education
Emergency Services Management
Health Information Management
Health & Wellness Promotion
Hospitality Management
Industrial Mechanical Technician
IT Computer Support Specialist
IT Network Specialist
IT Security Specialist
IT Software Developer
Liberal Arts-Associate of Arts
Liberal Arts-Associate of Science
Pharmacy Services Management
Renewable Energy Technician

Get Started

Contact an outreach coordinator to quickly explore your spring start program options, and apply! Or tell us what you’d like to learn more about below.

If you’d rather just take a class for now, browse the Spring Class Lists and register today.

José A. Perez

“I put my dream of going to college on hold to ensure that my family could achieve their own, and now—with their support—it is my time.”