Important Information

Our Mission:

 Minneapolis Community and Technical College provides access to the transformative power of education in a diverse and dynamic downtown environment.

Our Vision: 

 We see a college that provides access to excellence and pathways to opportunity.

Our Values:

  •  Student-centered: Anchor all decisions, programs and services around student needs
  •  Inclusion: Create a climate that empowers, supports and invites participation in the college and the community
  •  Community: Build an interdependent community allied with our external partners
  •  Excellence: Work daily to create an outstanding environment for learning and success
  •  Integrity: Be guided by honesty, fairness, and compassion in all our dealings


Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Site 7-500; Chicago, IL 60602-1411; 312-263-0456;

MCTC is also approved by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in federal programs, by the U.S. Department of Immigration for international students, and by the Minnesota State Approving Agency for Veterans’ Educational Benefits. The Nursing program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326). The Law Enforcement program is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. The Dental Assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. The Sleep Technology (Polysomnography) programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Security and Compliance Reports

State and federal governments require that colleges inform prospective students of various policies and security information. If you wish to receive information about these reports, including the campus security report, crime statistics, procedures for reporting crime and emergencies, campus public safety efforts and programs, drug and alcohol-free schools policy, equity in athletics disclosure information, the discrimination/harassment reporting process, the student code of conduct, notification of student rights under The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), voter registration information, MCTC graduation rates as reported in the Student Right to Know, and the Withdrawing from Classes and Refund Policies, please go to the college website at Select any heading under “MCTC Main Menu,” then select “Compliance and Security Reports.” If you do not have access to the Web, you may request a printed copy of these reports by contacting the Public Safety Office at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, 1501 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403 or by calling 612-659-6910.

The most recent and past copies of the Annual Compliance and Security Report are available on the MCTC Public Safety website.

Accessibility Resources

If you need assistance to access college programs, services or activities, contact Accessibility Resources Center at 612-659-6730 (voice).

Equal Opportunity Statement

MCTC will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation or status with regard to public assistance.

MCTC is an equal opportunity educator and employer, and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system.

Information in this catalog can be made available in alternate format on request by calling 612-659-6730 (voice) or by calling that number through Minnesota Relay Services at 711 or 1-800-627-3529.