Bachelor’s Degree Partnership Program

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The 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.S. in Organizational Administration or a B.A. in Individualized Studies from Metropolitan State University right here at Hennepin Technical College.

New or Current 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 or Graduating students

If you’ve already earned your A.A.S. degree from Hennepin Technical College in any of the eligible programs, you can step directly into one of the select Metro State bachelor’s degree programs, Organizational Administration or Individualized Studies.

If you're getting close to graduating from Hennepin Technical College, please contact an advisor to discuss your next steps toward taking advantage of the Metropolitan State University Bachelor's Degree Program partnership.

Why a Bachelor's Degree from Metro State?

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 Metro State Bachelor's Degree

For students interested in completing the Organizational Administration BAS, the following Hennepin Tech majors articulate / are eligible:

  • 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 Individualized Studies BA, all Hennepin Tech AS and AAS degrees are eligible for transfer.

For more information, or to get started on your Bachelor’s Degree at Hennepin Technical College, call (952)995-1300, or contact the Student Success/MetroConnect Advisor.

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