Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC)

Minot State University is committed to providing Airmen opportunities to pursue advanced education beyond their associate degree. We have worked to design programs that help Airmen achieve their educational goals by only completing an additional 60 semester hours.

Why choose Minot State?

  • We are a public, regionally accredited institution.
  • We have a long-standing relationship with the United States Air Force through our office which has been on the Minot AFB for 50+ years.
  • We have a team of dedicated staff members to help both active duty and veterans through our office on the Minot AFB and through our Veterans Center.
  • The application fee is waived for all Air Force Active Duty and North Dakota Air National Guard members.
  • Some college fees are waived for Air Force Active Duty members enrolled in online courses.
  • Our online degrees do not require students to come to campus at any time.
  • We offer three AU-ABC Category I programs:
    • Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Business Information Technology
    • Bachelor of General Studies
    • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Have you previously attended Minot State as a non-degree seeking student?

  • Complete the Application for Status Change From Non-Degree to Degree Seeking
    • For the question 'Are you applying to an Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) program?', make sure to mark YES.
    • Send official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended to:
      • Minot State University
        Registrar's Office
        500 University Ave West
        Minot, ND 58707

Are you a new student to Minot State? The first step is to fill out an online application for admission.

  • Click here to start an online application for Minot State.Online Admission Application - Click on the APPLY link on the right
    • For the questions about Major/Program and Degree/Plan, indicate your desired major. Only programs listed under the Programs section below have a defined AU-ABC program plan.
    • For the question about military service, make sure to mark YES and answer the additional questions about your status and branch of service.
    • For the question about the AU-ABC program, make sure to mark YES.
    • The application fee is waived for all Air Force Active Duty and North Dakota Air National Guard members.
  • Student Health Records: 
    • If you are enrolling in online courses only and do not plan to attend classes on the Minot State campus, you do not need supply any immunization records.
    • If you plan to enroll in courses on the Minot State campus now or in the future, you are required to submit:
      • Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) - Proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella requires two doses of vaccine given no less than one month apart, or positive serologic tests.
      • Students ages 21 and younger must provide documentation of immunity against meningococcal disease given at or after age 16.
      • All students must complete the tuberculosis questionnaire.
      • To submit the required documentation, go to Student Health Health Record Requirements page
    • No student will be permitted to enroll in a subsequent term until immunization records have been received.

If you have any questions about the status of your Minot State application, please contact Enrollment Services:

Minot State Enrollment Services
701-858-3350 or 800-777-0750 Ext. 3350
askmsu@minotstateu.edu

Once you have been admitted to Minot State, you will receive an acceptance email with instructions. The following items will need to be completed:

  1. Claim your account for Campus Connection (You will need the Student ID/EMPLID number sent by the Enrollment Services Office.)
  2. Login to Campus Connection and complete your Financial Obligation Agreement
  3. Register to attend Priority Transfer Orientation (PTO) or Online Orientation
    • New students are assessed a one-time new student fee of no more than $125 due with your tuition and fee payment to support new student programs.
  4. Contact your Academic Advisor and arrange a meeting to review your program requirements and plan your schedule
  5. Register for classes through Campus Connection
  6. Set up your Minot State email account which is REQUIRED for all Minot State courses
  7. Check for specific course requirements such as proctors, web cams, microphones, etc.
  8. Order textbooks through the Minot State Bookstore
  9. If you are taking an online course for the first time, it is recommended that you complete the Online Tutorial.

Important Academic Dates for Fall 2018 to Summer 2019

Important Academic Dates for Fall 2019 to Summer 2020

Important Business Office Payment and Refund Dates for Summer 2019

Important Business Office Payment and Refund Dates for Fall 2019

Military Tuition Assistance Refund Policy

Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Business Information Technology

Requirements: CCAF degree in Information Technology

Program Plan File

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Lori Willoughby
Department Chair
Ph.D., Utah State University
Email: lori.willoughby@minotstateu.edu
Phone: 701-858-3314

Bachelor of General Studies

Requirements: CCAF degree in any area

Program Plan File

For more information, please contact:

Heather Martin
Advising Coordinator
Email: heather.martin@minotstateu.edu
Phone: 701-858-3265

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Requirements: CCAF degree in one of the areas identified in the program plan file
 
Program Plan File
 
For more information, please contact:

Melissa Spelchen
Assistant Professor
M.S., Minot State University
Email: melissa.spelchen@minotstateu.edu
Phone: 701-858-3465




Academic Year 2019-2020

Undergraduate for Air Force Active Duty - $253.66 per credit

*The College, NDSA, Tech, and Connect ND fees are waived for Air Force Active Duty service members enrolled in online courses.

Undergraduate for Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve - $316.31 per credit for tuition and fees

New Student Fees - New students are assessed a one-time new student fee of no more than $125 due with your tuition and fee payment to support new student programs.

Breakdown of Tuition and Fees

Important Business Office Payment and Refund Dates for Summer 2019

Important Business Office Payment and Refund Dates for Fall 2019

Military Tuition Assistance Refund Policy

Minot State provides a number of support services for our online students. If you have any questions or concerns that are not addressed in the list below, please contact Jolina Miller, the Online Program Coordinator, at the number or email address listed below.

Minot State Services

Online Bookstore

Minot State Email Account

Blackboard and Online Courses

Blackboard Tutorial

Blackboard Tutorials by Tool

Blackboard Collaborate Tutorials

Download Software

Office 365 ProPlus for Enrolled Students

Academic Support Services

Gordon B. Olson Library

Accessing the library off-campus

Research tutorials

Writing Center

SmarThinking: Online Tutoring

Read & Write GOLD

Minot State Office on the Minot AFB

Veterans Center

 

 

Online degree programs in Applied Business Information Technology, General Studies, and Criminal Justice are also available for those who have a CCAF degree in an area not identified in the respective program plan files and for non-active duty military members.

Request for Information

 

Jolina Miller
Online Program Coordinator
Phone: 701-858-3218
Office: Administration 358
Email: online@minotstateu.edu