We've moved!

We're happy to announce that with the change to Pine Technical & Community College, our website has moved to www.pine.edu!

We recommend updating your bookmarks to the new domain. We'll be phasing out our pinetech.edu domain in the coming months and the information below may not be current.

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Four-Year Degrees

Take your A.A.S. or A.S. from Pine Technical College, and turn it into a baccalaureate degree! PTC has numerous transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities. Learn more about articulation agreements. Many programs are conveniently available online, and for others, students will need to plan ahead for relocating to the upper-division institution. Listed below are a few of the most popular transfer programs of which PTC Pines take advantage (in alphabetical order).

Automotive Technology

Automotive Technology at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Both PTC's diploma and A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology transfer into a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Business Administration

Business Administration at PTC to Management at Southwest Minnesota State University

The A.S. degree in Business Administration transfers seamlessly into a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) which is offered entirely on the PTC campus or online. To plan ahead and take advantage of this seamless transfer opportunity, talk with SMSU Program Coordinator and Advisor Dr. Lori Wynia. Dr. Wynia regularly visits the PTC campus to advise students planning to transfer to SMSU to earn the bachelor's degree. Contact Dr. Lori Wynia directly via e-mail, Lori.Wynia@SMSU.edu, or by phone: 507-828-1870.

Computer Science

Computer Programming at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's A.A.S. degree in Computer Programming is transferable to a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Early Childhood Development

Early Childhood Development at PTC to Early Childhood Education at Southwest Minnesota State University

PTC's A.A.S. and A.S. degrees are articulated with Southwest Minnesota State University's Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education (Birth to Grade 3); plus, the program is offered online. To plan ahead and take advantage of this seamless transfer opportunity, talk with SMSU Program Coordinator and Advisor Dr. Lori Wynia. Dr. Wynia regularly visits the PTC campus to advise students planning to transfer to SMSU to earn the bachelor's degree. Contact Dr. Lori Wynia directly via e-mail, Lori.Wynia@SMSU.edu, or by phone: 507-828-1870.

Early Childhood Development at PTC to Child Studies or Psychology at Metropolitan State University

PTC's A.A.S. and A.S. degrees are articulated with Metropolitan State University's bachelor degree programs in Child Studies and Psychology.

Early Childhood Development at PTC to Early Childhood Education at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls

PTC's A.A.S. and A.S. degrees are articulated with the Early Childhood Education (Birth to Age 8) licensure program at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

Gunsmithing Technology

Gunsmithing Technology at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's Advanced Gunsmithing diploma allows students to transfer to a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Prototyping-Gunsmithing at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's Prototyping-Gunsmith diploma allows students to transfer to a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. Note that this diploma is no longer being offered at PTC.

Health Science - Broad Field

PTC's A.S. degree in Health Science - Broad Field transfers to many upper-division programs. View more options here.

Nursing

Nursing A.S. at PTC to a B.S.N. at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's A.S. degree in Nursing is articulated with Minnesota State University, Moorhead's B.S.N. - Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Nursing A.S. at PTC to a B.S.N. at Bethel University

(more information coming soon)

Precision Manufacturing

Precision Manufacturing at PTC to Applied Engineering at Bemidji State University

Bemidji State University's Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Applied Engineering provides students with training to prepare for careers like Manufacturing Engineer, Process Control Engineer, Quality Engineer and Product Developer. With the PTC A.A.S. degree as a springboard, the B.A.S. program completes a student's training with upper-division applied engineering concepts and applications with special emphasis on materials, processes and design. The arrangement with BSU allows a student to take their first two years at Pine Technical College, gaining an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Computer Controlled Precision Manufacturing. After the A.A.S. degree is completed, students take their junior and senior years with BSU; however, all classes will be held at the Pine Technical College campus through distance education tools or offered completely online. For more information about the Bemidji State University BAS Degree in Applied Engineering, contact Dr. James McCracken at BSU: jmccracken@bemidiistate.edu, or contact the Center for Extended Learning at BSU: cel@bemidjistate.edu.

Precision Machining at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's Computer-Controlled Precision Machining diploma is transferable to to a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.

Precision Manufacturing at PTC to Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

PTC's Computer-Controlled Precision Manufacturing A.A.S. degree is transferable to to a B.S. degree in Operations Management at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.