Bachelor’s Degree Partnership Program

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The MetroConnect Bachelor’s Degree Partnership between Hennepin Technical College and Metropolitan State University allows students to earn select bachelor’s degrees. Students can earn either a B.A. in Individualized Studies or a B.A.S. in Organizational Administration from Metropolitan State University right here at Hennepin Technical College.

New students

As a full-time student, you can earn an associate’s degree in the first two years, and a bachelor’s in the next two years.

Returning students

If you’ve already earned your A.A.S. degree in any of these areas from Hennepin Tech, you can step directly into one of the select bachelor’s degree programs.

Why MetroConnect?

Check out your options:

Flexible—Classes take place evenings at the Hennepin Technical College Eden Prairie Campus or online (depending on the course).
Convenient— You can complete your bachelor’s degree in as little as two years, right in the Southwest suburbs.
Simple—If you’re a Hennepin Technical College student, you don’t need to fill out any additional application. If you have a 2.0 GPA, you already have conditional acceptance.
Relevant—Make yourself stand out by earning a bachelor’s degree in a strong technical education setting.
Affordable—Hennepin Technical College is among the most affordable colleges in the entire metro region.
In Demand—Hennepin Technical College graduates are in demand.  Graduates have more than 98% placement in their field of study.

Associate Degree Programs Eligible for MetroConnect


  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event and Meeting Management
  • .NET Programmer
  • Network Administrator/Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Desktop Support
  • Executive Administrative Professional
  • Greenhouse Management Technician
  • Landscape Design and Construction
  • Landscape/Horticulture
  • Urban Forestry Technician
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Culinary Arts

For students interested in completing the MetroConnect Individualized Studies BA, no additional articulation agreement would be necessary since there is already one on file for any student who completes an A.A.S. or A.S. degree at HTC. 

For more information, or to get started on your bachelor’s degree at Hennepin Technical College, contact an HTC Enrollment Advisor or call (952)995-1360.

To explore other Bachelor’s Degree Partners Program options through all seven Minnesota State universities, visit