Advanced Studies Partnerships
Connect to college and university partnerships with Mid-Plains Community College
Mid-Plains Community College is fast becoming the postsecondary educational leader in west-central Nebraska by helping its residents complete baccalaureate and graduate degrees without leaving their communities. With offices in North Platte and McCook, Bellevue University and Chadron State College have established partnerships with MPCC to allow a seamless transition from the two-year Associate’s rank into their respective upper level educational degree opportunities.
Here are direct links to the websites of Mid-Plains Community College Advanced Studies Partners:
Bellevue University provides quality liberal arts and business undergraduate and graduate programs throughout Nebraska. Mid-Plains Community College graduates can apply their associate’s degree or previous college credit toward completion of a bachelor’s degree in as little as 15 months, online or in class, right here in North Platte and McCook. Also, we have many ways to help you earn the credit you need to start your accelerated degree completion program as quickly as possible. If you have a bachelor’s degree, you can complete a master’s degree in 16 to 18 months.
Select from one of 18 accelerated degree completion programs or seven graduate programs. Contact your local Bellevue University Enrollment Counselor in North Platte at 308-534-2359 or McCook at 308-345-8967. You may contact Bellevue University at 800-756-7920.
As the only four-year institution of higher education in western Nebraska, Chadron State College has cultivated a strong partnership with Mid-Plains Community College. Over the years, many MPCC graduates have chosen to pursue their bachelor’s and master’s degree at CSC.
In addition to a strong commitment to its residential programs, CSC provides numerous bachelor degree completion programs through distance learning. Undergraduate degree completion programs available via distance learning include Accounting, Business, Elementary Education, Library Information Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing/Entrepreneurship, Mathematics and Psychology. Master’s degree programs are available in business and organizational management. Most courses are available online.
If you are interested in learning more about our programs and how your MPCC credits or degree will transfer to CSC, contact our CSC Facilitator located on the MPCC South Campus in North Platte (308-535-3704).
Fort Hays State University and Mid-Plains Community College’s partnership works because of you-the student who is ready to work hard to be the best. Fort Hays State University (FHSU) will accept every credit from your Mid-Plains Community College Associates Degree. You will have the opportunity to pursue a degree on the Hays, KS campus or through one of the 34 degree programs offered online through FHSU’s Virtual College. FHSU also participates in a contiguous state program which grants students from surrounding states a reduced tuition rate. The best part for you is that FHSU’s tuition, whether online or through the Contiguous State Programs, is one of the most affordable options you can find. Fort Hays State University is a liberal arts, state-assisted institution in western Kansas (a little over two hours from McCook) with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. FHSU has four colleges — Arts and Sciences; Education and Technology; Business and Leadership; and Health and Life Sciences — plus a Graduate School. It also offers a Virtual College, which delivers courses electronically throughout Kansas and beyond. Students at FHSU have the opportunity to select a major field of study from 30 departments and study in an electronic environment throughout the campus. To find out more about the Fort Hays State University and Mid-Plains Community College partnership contact Lorrie Mowry on the McCook campus at 308-345-8172 or firstname.lastname@example.org.