Transfer-mation

Friday, October 11, 2019

Come see how Minot State can fit into your future. We know transfer students often have specific questions about transferring credits, paying for college, and academic programs. Transfer-mation will provide you the answers to all the above. You can spend an hour or more on campus, learning more about Minot State - this event is yours to build!

You will:

  • Learn about admission requirements.
  • Receive an unofficial transcript evaluation.
  • Meet with a representative from the academic major of your choice. (See times and majors from the list below)

When signing up:

  • Decide if you want to come to campus or participate in our NEW virtual event. 
  • Select if you want to:
    • Talk about admissions before or after your academic appointment
    • Get an in-depth look at your financial aid
    • Find out your admission decision that day*
    • Take a tour of campus (at 10am or 1pm!)
    • Have a complimentary lunch in our cafe

(*only if you apply at least the day before arriving and bring all required documents to make an admission decision)

Academic appointments are first come, first serve, so we recommend registering for the event.

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Available times to meet with a representative about your major:

Consider an accounting or finance profession

Financial professionals pursue careers in private equity, investment banking, wealth management, hedge funds, and more. The skills learned in these careers are highly technical and can be transferred to other roles within the industry.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Is addiction studies, psychology or social work right for you?
Being an addiction counselor can be extremely rewarding, but it can also be stressful. Rewards include helping clients and families improve their health, well-being, and prevent future generations from experiencing similar problems. Challenges include large workloads, high demand for services, and limited resources. You may have to intervene in crisis situations and work with agitated clients. The techniques and skills necessary to cope with these situations are taught at Minot State University.

Psychology is a diverse field with a variety of career paths. Psychologists draw on an ever-expanding body of scientific knowledge about how we think, act, and feel and they apply the information to their areas of expertise.

In the most basic sense, social workers help other for a living. They serve at-risk or underserved individuals, communities, and organizations. No matter which community they serve, social workers provide care and advocate for their clients.

Academic appointments

9:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Consider an art profession
Careers can include but are not limited to: graphic design, photography, animation, crafts, art history, museum/gallery work, and can also propel you into working in the fine arts as a professional artist, graduate work, or an employee at a school or business.

Academic appointments

12:00pm, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm

Consider a management, marketing, entrepreneurship, or international business degree
Managers typically plan, direct, and oversee operations and employees. They may supervise an entire company, government office, specific department, or territory. Managers often specialize in a particular field, such as sales, finance, health services, human resources, social and community services, government, and education.

Marketers are the intermediary between product development and sales. Marketing involves advertising, public relations, media planning, sales strategy, and more. It is the marketer’s jobs to create, manage, and enhance brands.

Entrepreneurs start new businesses and take on the risk and rewards of being an owner. Whether or not you choose to start your own business, some other career opportunities include management of an entrepreneurial firm, business advisor/consultant, or business/management analyst.

An international business career enables you to travel around the world, interact with high-level clients, and shape organizational outcomes. International business requires special skills to adapt management methods to the needs of foreign environments.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Learn with Minot State
When you choose biology as a major at Minot State, you will study the form, physiology, heredity, development, evolution, and ecological relationships of a variety of organisms. You also will assist faculty members with research projects. Faculty advisors will work closely with you in our small class settings to assure you are prepared to enter the programs of your choice. When studying at Minot State, you can prepare for:
  • Professional programs in dentistry, medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, podiatry, and physical therapy
  • Careers in wildlife biology and laboratory sciences
  • Graduate studies in biology

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Consider a broadcasting and professional communication degree

A degree in TV and radio production will prepare students for a variety of careers, including camera operator, broadcast technician, and sound engineering. Students will learn pre-production, production, and post-production methods and techniques for audio, visual, and digital media.

A public relations degree can lead to a variety of careers. Public relations professions generally have to communication and relaying information to the public. Professionals within the public relations field may be responsible for managing press releases, figuring out how to reach target audiences, identifying social trends, and more.

Journalism is a fast-paced field. With a journalism degree, students will learn how to write a variety of different types of stories on many different topics. Students often go on to pursue careers in print and digital journalism, social media management, and more.

A communication degree focuses on effective communication through a variety of means, including print, web, social media, mass media, and the spoke word. It also touches on a variety of relatable, intellectually stimulating, and enjoyable subjects in fields that revolve around transmitting, sharing, or exchanging ideas.

Academic appointments

9:00am, 9:30am, 10am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30,pm 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

The BIT department offers educational opportunities in Management Information Systems and Business Education in both the undergraduate and graduate career fields. Some of the many careers that may be pursued include systems analysis, database manager, network manager, etc.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm 

As a speech-language pathologist, audiologist, or speech and hearing scientist, you can work in research, education, industry, and health care. You will work as a part of interdisciplinary team in a variety of settings, some of which include:

  • Hospitals and rehabilitation centers
  • Schools and early intervention
  • Private practice
  • Industry, business, and research laboratories

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

Consider an career in criminal justice
As a social and behavioral science degree, the criminal justice program prepares you for a wide variety of career opportunities in law, law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. Criminal justice professionals may interact with agencies at the federal, state, and local level and with professionals in private security, loss prevention, counseling, and treatment.

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Is early childhood education right for you?
Early childhood educators typically work with children from birth through grade three and must possess the skills necessary to explain reading, writing, science, and other subjects in ways young children can understand. You may work in public and private schools, child-care centers, and charitable organizations. 

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Learn with Minot State
Our elementary education program is particularly strong. Starting with your first semester, you will enroll in education classes that provide the chance to visit classrooms. Throughout your time at Minot State, you will work with elementary-age students every year so you are prepared for student teaching. Elementary education faculty encourage active participation in discussions, hands-on learning, and simulations. We do more than lecture. 

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

Learn with Minot State
We promote global comprehension through the study of language and culture and prepare our graduates to travel, study, and work abroad. In a global economy, the ability to communicate with people in their native languages is a key to making cultural, social, and economic connections. You are encouraged to combine foreign language studies with other majors, such as international business, English, history, criminal justice, nursing, or a second foreign language. The following foreign language majors are available at Minot State:

  • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Foreign Language - Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Foreign Language - Dual Language
  • Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Foreign Language - Spanish

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The Honors Program in Engagement & Scholarship (HOPES) at Minot State challenges students who want a stimulating academic experience, caring faculty, collaborative learning, and creative thinking. These courses allow you to earn an academic concentration or minor in Honors.

You will participate in lively seminar discussions, conduct independent study and research, produce and present an advanced-level writing project (minor only), participate in community service projects, and earn recognition for your achievements.

Academic appointments

10:00am, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

Consider a mathematics profession
A mathematics degree opens up many opportunities. Applied mathematicians apply theories and techniques to practical questions, such as the effectiveness of a new drug or the aerodynamics of a new car. Theoretical mathematicians identify and resolve unexplained issues to increase basic knowledge that leads to advancements in science and engineering.

Consider a computer science profession
Computer science graduates work with people to develop innovative ways to harness the power of computing. You will maintain computer and network security, debug computer programs, create websites, design software, protect sensitive information, and analyze data.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30mp, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Learn with Minot State
Whether you choose to perform, teach in a private studio or class, or prepare for advanced studies, Minot State University will prepare you to pursue your chosen musical path. We offer comprehensive and personalized curriculum in five areas: band, keyboard, strings, voice, and music education. Led by a nationally acclaimed music faculty, you can pursue private instruction and participate in ensembles ranging from chamber music to the Minot State marching band. You will participate in large and small ensembles, private lessons, and master classes. All students present a senior recital. All students can expect to receive instruction in these specialized areas:

  • Composing, conducting, arranging, improvisation, and performance
  • Music literature, theory, and history
  • Music technology, including audio/video production and recording/notation software 

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Is nursing right for you?
Registered nurses should be caring, sympathetic, responsible, and detail-oriented. You must be able to direct or supervise others, correctly assess patients’ conditions, and determine when consultation is required. You need emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm

Consider a physical education or corporate fitness degree
Teaching is both rewarding and challenging. Physical education teachers need to be physically fit and active, have good communication skills, and be able to effectively manage a learning environment. These skills allow students to have fun while learning fitness and health concepts, lifetime fitness activities, and movement and sports skills. PE teachers who coach school sports often earn additional money for their responsibilities.

Corporate fitness/exercise trainers lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercise, strength training, and stretching in a corporate, business, community, or hospital settings. Successful exercise and fitness trainers keep clients motivated, are physically fit, and evaluate clients’ needs and skill levels, and create appropriate fitness plans for them.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm

Consider exploring a degree in the sciences

Chemistry draws heavily on all the sciences and it contributes in many ways to all the other sciences. Chemistry is the servant science because it supplies descriptions and understanding of many kinds of matter that are studied in other sciences.

Geology brings together a study of our energy resources, mineral deposits, land utilization, water resources, the atmosphere, planetary exploration, and the universe into one complex and interrelated discipline. Earth scientists are constantly examining each of these areas relative to mankind’s present and future needs to maintain the quality of life on this planet earth.

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Consider a degree in social science
Curious about teaching High School? Thinking about Law School? Considering a career in the public sector?

Our History and Social Studies Education degrees lead to public school teaching and state certification. Sociology and History BA's lead to careers in many areas, including law, business, and the public sector. Our BA in Social Science lets you design an applied project that draws on skills from Sociology, Economics, History, and Geography to study and explain an important question about society. Whatever your interest, come see how the Social Sciences can help you complete your degree!

Academic appointments

8:30am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm, 2:30pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm

Learn with Minot State
Minot State University is a leader in the preparation of special education (SPED) professionals. We have a 100% placement rate and our graduates teach in schools throughout the United States and Canada. Because the general classroom should be the first placement option for students with disabilities, our program emphasizes collaborative skills, adaptive techniques, and assistive technologies that facilitate the successful integration of students with diverse learning needs. 

Academic appointments

10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:00pm