Coker College is pleased to offer a bridge program with Midlands Technical College (MTC) in Columbia, SC. Currently there are several options available.

A.A./ A.S. BRIDGE

The A.A./ A.S. Bridge is available for students transferring to a Coker traditional program with an A.A. or A.S. from MTC.

Your completed A.A./ A.S. from MTC will mean you only need to complete the following to fulfill the Coker core curriculum:

  • Foreign language at the 102 level – may be completed prior to transfer with your MTC electives
  • Math at the 200-level – may be completed prior to transfer 
  • Wellness activity course 
  • Introduction to library research skills
  • Courses in integrated knowledge and engaged learning including a capstone course where you combine knowledge from these classes into a project or experience.
Once accepted, your success coach will work with you to ensure you complete the courses required in your core curriculum as well courses needed to fulfill your major requirements.

MANAGEMENT/ MARKETING BRIDGE PROGRAM

As a MTC graduate with an associate degree in business management or business marketing, your credits will transfer directly into Coker’s business management program providing you with the opportunity to complete your bachelor’s degree in just two years!

Operating on eight-week terms, you’ll attend one in-seat class each week at MTC’s campus while taking one online class. Taking two classes every eight weeks qualifies the students as full-time, which will help with any financial aid or veteran’s assistance currently being received. Listed below is the format outline.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
5 (8-week terms) 4 (8-week terms)
Includes 1 summer term Graduate in May (no summer term)

Each term

1 Upper-level Business Courses (taught at MTC) 1 Upper-level Business Courses (taught at MTC)
1 General Education Course (taught online)

1 General Education Course (taught online)

For MTC management or marketing graduates whose schedules are not conducive to in-seat classes, the bridge program is also available completely online.

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CRIMINOLOGY BRIDGE PROGRAM

As a MTC graduate with an associate degree in criminal justice your credits will transfer directly into Coker’s criminology program providing you with the opportunity to complete your bachelor’s degree in just two years!

Operating on eight-week terms, you’ll attend one in-seat class each week at MTC’s campus while taking one online class. Taking two classes every eight weeks qualifies the student as full-time, which will help with any financial aid or veteran’s assistance currently being received. Listed below is the format outline.

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
5 (8-week terms)
Includes 1 summer term
Each term
1 Upper-level Criminology Course (taught at MTC)
1 General Education Course (taught online)
For MTC criminal justice graduates whose schedules are not conducive to in-seat classes, the criminology bridge program is also available completely online.

FINANCIAL AID

Coker College works closely with all students to create a viable tuition package. In addition to participating in all federal aid programs, Coker College is a military friendly, Yellow Ribbon College and participates in multiple veteran-funded programs. Additionally, Coker College offers an annual $2,000 scholarship (three year limit) to all MTC associate degree graduates.

For more information, contact Elaine Hodges at (843) 857-4194 or email her at ehodges@coker.edu

Coker College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees.