Online Learning at Mid

Online/Distance Learning at Mid

Mid Michigan College offers a number of Programs & Pathways that can largely be completed online. Plus, our virtual student support services offer convenient help from knowledgeable team members using the latest technology.

Mid Ranked #2 Online Community College in Michigan

Discover how learning remotely at Mid can help you achieve your goals and get you to the finish line faster.

Learning remotely doesn't mean learning alone. You'll learn from instructors with real-world experience and connect with your classmates using online and real-time virtual technologies, like Zoom. We're confident that once you've experienced Mid's remote courses, you'll continue to choose learning remotely as you build a bolder, brighter, better future at Mid.

Programs & PATHWAYS by percentage online

100% Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Links to overview of each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to pathway outline.
% Online
 
Administrative Assistant Professional - Business
Associate in Applied Science 100%
Administrative Assistant Professional - Legal Office
Associate in Applied Science 100%
Administrative Assistant Professional - Medical Office
Associate in Applied Science 100%
Administrative Assistant Professional
Training Credential 100%
Business Management & Marketing Level I
Certificate 100%
Business Management & Marketing Level II
Training Credential 100%
Business Studies MiTransfer
Associate in Arts 100%
Computed Tomography Technology (CT)
Advanced Credential 100%
Liberal Studies Transfer
Associate in Arts 100%
Michigan Transfer Agreement
MTA Endorsement 100%
Psychology MiTransfer
Associate in Arts 100%
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
Training Credential 100%
Web Design
Certificate 100%

90% + Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Links to overview of each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to pathway outline.
% Online
 
Computer Information Systems - Software Development
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
History & Political Science Transfer
Associate in Arts 90% +
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Neurodiagnostic Technologist (EEG)
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Northwood 3+1 Enhanced Business Studies Transfer - Accounting
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Northwood 3+1 Enhanced Business Studies Transfer - Healthcare Management
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Northwood 3+1 Enhanced Business Studies Transfer - Management
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Sociology Transfer
Associate in Arts 90% +
Wayne State 3+1 Enhanced Business Studies Transfer
Associate in Applied Science 90% +
Wayne State 3+1 Enhanced Business Studies Transfer - Accounting
Associate in Applied Science 90% +

80% + Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Links to overview of each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to pathway outline.
% Online
 
Accounting
Associate in Applied Science 80% +
Communication MiTransfer
Associate in Arts 80% +
Computer Information Systems - Game Programming
Associate in Applied Science 80% +
Education Transfer - Secondary Education
Associate in Arts 80% +
Liberal Studies Transfer - Z-Degree
Associate in Arts 80% +
Social Work MiTransfer
Associate in Arts 80% +

50% + Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Links to overview of each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to pathway outline.
% Online
 
Animation Transfer
Associate in Arts 50% +
Business Studies Transfer - LUCES
Associate in Arts 50% +
Central Michigan - Early Childhood Development Transfer
Associate in Arts 50% +
Computer Information Systems - IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity
Associate in Applied Science 50% +
Criminal Justice - Pre-Service
Associate in Applied Science 50% +
Criminal Justice - State Corrections
Associate in Applied Science 50% +
Criminal Justice MiTransfer
Associate in Arts 50% +
Education Transfer - Elementary Education
Associate in Arts 50% +
Exercise Science MiTransfer
Associate in Science 50% +
Health Sciences Transfer
Associate in Science 50% +
Math Transfer
Associate in Science 50% +
Mechanical Engineering MiTransfer
Associate in Science 50% +
Medical Assistant (MA)
Associate in Applied Science 50% +
Pharmacy Technician (PhT)
Certificate 50% +
Physics Transfer
Associate in Science 50% +
Physics Transfer - Math-Prep
Associate in Science 50% +
Public Health MiTransfer
Associate in Science 50% +

Nearly 50% Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Links to overview of each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to pathway outline.
% Online
 
Advanced Integrated Manufacturing - Manufacturing Management
Associate in Applied Science Nearly 50%
Chemistry Transfer
Associate in Science Nearly 50%
Early Childhood Education
Certificate Nearly 50%
Graphic Design
Associate in Applied Science Nearly 50%
Outdoor Industry Entrepreneur
Associate in Applied Science Nearly 50%
Outdoor Media
Associate in Applied Science Nearly 50%
Outdoor Media Transfer
Associate in Arts Nearly 50%


Types of Online Learning at Mid

Distance Learning Type Course Location Important Due Dates
Online 100% online*

*Math courses typically have proctored exams either at Mid or somewhere with proctoring services
Weekly due dates throughout semester
Real-Time Virtual Technologies
(RTV)
100% online*

*This is a "real-time," synchronous, online course. It will require using ZOOM software to "attend" class online during the scheduled meeting time. Students can "attend" using a device/location with high-speed internet capabilities.
Scheduled due dates throughout semester
ITV % online varies. Note that this class is typically scheduled at the same time at another location(s). Your instructor may be physically present in the room part of the semester, and virtually on screen the rest of the time. Scheduled due dates throughout semester
Hybrid Approximately 50% online, 50% traditional classroom at both the Mt. Pleasant and Harrison Campuses Scheduled due dates throughout semester
HyFlex The ultimate in flexibility! HyFlex is Mid’s newest style of course delivery method and lets you choose how to attend. You’ll either come to campus, attend using real-time virtual technologies like Zoom, or complete coursework online by reviewing recordings of course sessions and other content. The best part? You can change how you’re attending whenever you want throughout the semester as long as you keep attending. Scheduled due dates throughout semester
Visit our webpage on Mid's Course Delivery Methods for more information.

Online Student Support Services

Academic Advising

Our Mid Mentors are ready to help you select a program and pathway that gets you to your goal. Schedule an online appointment today!

Technical Support

Mid's Help Desk offers tech support solutions via phone or online ticketing system. The Help Desk team is ready to resolve your technical, software, or hardware-related issues.


Online Campus Store

Many textbooks are available as digital books and can offer significant savings. Our online Campus Store also features Laker gear and gifts!

Online Library

Mid's extensive library collection includes online research databases, newspapers, magazines and journals, articles, and more.

Learning Services

The Writing & Reading Center, Math Lab, and Sciences Center offer you meaningful feedback and study-habit tips to help you succeed. Online appointments are now available!

Tutoring

Take advantage of our Supplemental Instruction and Tutoring services. From peer-assisted learning sessions to study groups, we can connect you to others who can help.


frequently asked questions

What’s the difference between an on-campus and remote course?

Whether on-campus or remote, Mid courses are designed to help prepare you for success. The major difference is that remote courses offer more flexibility to create your own schedule. Participating with fellow learners and actively engaging with course content is still a priority. Instead of in-person lectures, you'll connect through weekly online assignments, discussion boards, and scheduled chats.

Are remote courses hard?

Courses delivered remotely are no more or less difficult than on-campus courses. Mid's robust student support services, like the Writing & Reading Center, Math Lab, and tutoring services, offer virtual assistance through Zoom and other technologies. We’re here to help you successfully navigate a remote education at Mid.

Are there benefits to taking remote courses?

Remote courses offer many benefits. From allowing you to personalize your college experience to how you work best, to gaining experience on the latest technologies used in today's workplaces, Mid's remote courses, programs, and pathways offer you an affordable, accessible, exceptional education.

How much are remote courses?

Mid's established tuition rates also apply to remote courses. Learn more about Mid's tuition rates.

Do remote courses meet at certain times?

Mid offers several types of remote courses. Hybrid courses are approximately 50% online and 50% in the classroom at either the Mt. Pleasant or Harrison Campus. Mid's 100% online courses are just that, 100% online with maximum flexibility. Real-time virtual courses are also 100% online, but require Zoom software so you can attend class during scheduled meeting times throughout the semester.

Some remote courses will require you to take proctored exams or complete lab modules either at Mid or somewhere with proctoring services.

Are all programs 100% remote?

Several of Mid's Programs & Pathways can be completed 100% via remote delivery methods, but there are exceptions. Review our Programs & Pathways listed above organized by the percentage of online completion available.

What are the minimum system requirements to take remote courses at Mid?

You need to have access to specific software programs and operating systems on your computer prior to participating in remote courses. Some courses may require additional hardware or software. Read more about system requirements.

 
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