Begin working on your major at Lake Superior College, then seamlessly transfer to a university to complete your bachelor’s degree

How Minnesota State Transfer Pathways Work

Lake Superior College now offers six associate degrees guaranteed to transfer to all seven Minnesota State universities. Complete a Transfer Pathway associate degree program at Lake Superior College and you will be guaranteed junior status at any of the seven Minnesota State universities. All of your 60 college credits from Lake Superior College will count toward your related bachelor’s degree.

What are Minnesota State Transfer Pathways?

Save time and money as you work towards graduation. Minnesota State Transfer Pathways are designed so you can complete a specific associate degree at Lake Superior College and transfer to a Minnesota State university to earn a bachelor’s degree without losing credits or having to take extra courses.

Lake Superior College’s Minnesota State Transfer Pathways degrees include:

60 credits – AS Degree

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Lake Superior College is a smart start for students who plan to transfer later to a 4-year institution.

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