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Dual Enrollment and Transfer Agreement Programs with Other Institutions

The University of Minnesota Crookston has developed a number of dual enrollment/tranfser agreement programs with regional 2-year colleges. Information about each program is linked below.

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Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks, Minn.

The "Northern Connect" agreement between Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) and the University of Minnesota Crookston offers academically qualified NCTC students dual admission to U of M Crookston with the goal of working toward a bachelor’s degree through U of M Crookston while enrolled at NCTC in previously approved academic programs, and a reverse transfer program that permits U of M Crookston students to transfer credits back to NCTC and apply them towards an AA, AS, or AAS degree.

Selected programs in agriculture at NCTC and U of M Crookston, specifically involving Agricultural Education and Animal Science, will be the first to utilize the NorthernConnect Dual Admission Program.

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Articulation Agreements

An articulation agreement is a formal arrangement to transfer a defined set of academic credits between an academic program of one institution, most often a two-year post-secondary institution, to a program within a college or campus of the University of Minnesota system to fulfill general education or program requirements. View a list of all UMC's articulation agreements.

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