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Online Learning at Mid

Online 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.

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

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

Programs & PATHWAYS by percentage online

100% Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Title links to overview website for each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to potential pathway plan.
% Online
 
Administrative Assistant Professional (AAP)
Associate in Applied Science 100%
Administrative Assistant Professional (Certificate)
Certificate 100%
Administrative Assistant Professional (Legal Office)
Associate in Applied Science 100%
Business
Associate in Applied Science 100%
History & Political Science Transfer
Associate in Arts 100%
Michigan Transfer Agreement Online
MTA Online 100%
Psychology Transfer
Associate in Arts 100%
Sociology Transfer
Associate in Arts 100%

75% Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Title links to overview website for each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to potential pathway plan.
% Online
 
Administrative Assistant Professional (Medical Office)
Associate in Applied Science 75% *
Education Transfer (Secondary Ed.)
Associate in Arts 75% *

* (Complete your first semester online!)


50% Online Programs & Pathways

Program or Pathway
Title links to overview website for each program or pathway.
Degree or Credential Earned
Links to potential pathway plan for the respective credential.
% Online
 
Accounting
Associate in Applied Science 50% *
Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement) Transfer
Associate in Arts 50%
Criminal Justice (Local Detention)
Associate in Applied Science 50%
Education Transfer (Elementary Ed.)
Associate in Arts 50% *
Health Science Transfer
Associate in Science 50%
Math Transfer
Associate in Science 50%
Medical Assistant
Associate in Applied Science 50%
Physics Transfer
Associate in Science 50%

* (Complete your first semester online!)



Types of Online Learning at Mid

Distance Learning Type Course Location Important Due Dates
Hybrid Approximately 50% online, 50% traditional classroom at both the Mount Pleasant and Harrison Campuses Scheduled due dates throughout semester
Online 100% online*

*Math courses typically have proctored exams either at Mid or somewhere with proctoring services
Weekly due dates throughout semester
Zoom (synchronous online) 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

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 online course?

Whether on-campus or online, Mid courses are designed to help prepare you for success. The major difference is that online 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 online courses hard?

Online courses 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 an online education at Mid.

Are there benefits to taking online courses?

Online 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 online courses, programs, and pathways offer you an affordable, accessible, exceptional education.

How much are online courses?

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

Do online courses meet at certain times?

Mid offers several types of online 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. Synchronous Online courses are also 100% online, but require Zoom software so you can attend class during scheduled meeting times throughout the semester.

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

Are all programs 100% online?

Several of Mid's Programs and credentials can be completed 100% online, 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 online courses at Mid?

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

 
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