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Applied Studies Program

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Vocational training and a Christ-centered degree

In partnership with Minneapolis College, North Central University offers access to career-specific courses and training, opportunities to gain real-world experience, and mentorship from expert faculty. Minneapolis College is a public two-year college located in downtown Minneapolis.

In the Applied Studies program, you’ll take career-specific courses at Minneapolis College, accounting for 30-50% of the credits towards your bachelor’s degree. Your first year of the Applied Studies program is completed at North Central. During your second through fourth years, you will take classes at both NCU and Minneapolis College. Upon completion of this program, you will earn both a bachelor’s degree in Applied Studies and an associate’s degree in one of the twenty-one vocational tracks below.

Why Applied Studies at North Central University?

  • Experience a unique combination of vocational training and a Christ-centered degree
  • Benefit from traditional residential student community while building practical skills
  • Be prepared with a degree that is highly hirable, has good pay, and a clear career path

Applied studies TRACKS at North Central

Additional information can be found on our Applied Studies major page.