2018 - 2019 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2018 - 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degrees & Certificates

Montcalm Community College offers associate of arts, science, liberal studies, general studies and applied science degrees, as well as several certificate programs. Specific curriculum requirements for each of the degree and certificate programs are below. Associate degrees require a minimum of 60 credits; certificates require a minimum of 30 credits. All program course requirements must be met to obtain the degree or certificate for each program. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university are advised to consult with a counselor or advisor during their first semester.

Associate Degree-earn 25 percent or a minimum of 15 credits (of courses required in the degree program), whichever is greater. Certificate-earn 25 percent or a minimum of 8 credits (of courses required in the certificate program), whichever is greater.

Multiple Degree Procedure

Students may receive more than one Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree if they fulfill the requirements. The completion of a certificate program coupled with general education courses is not sufficient to qualify for a degree.


MCC collaborates with several universities to ensure easy transfer. Students should discuss transfer options with their counselors or advisors. Not only can counselors and advisors assist with matriculation, they can guide in choosing courses, deciding on certifications, and investigating degrees to be completed at MCC. To learn more about transfer options and degree pathways, visit the following: Articulation Agreements, Transfer Representative Visits, and Transfer Information

Virtual Learning

MCC participates in Michigan Colleges Online (MCO) which allows students to take courses and earn certificates and associate degrees via the Internet from other community colleges around the state. Additional information can be obtained in MCC’s Student Services or by visiting the website at www.michigancollegesonline.org.

Degree & Certificate Programs

Associate of Science

Associate of Science & Arts

Associate of Applied Science

Certificate Programs

Job Training Programs