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Metropolitan Community College Lineman Program

Steps to Apply

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Blue River
Program Coordinator: Susan Blaser, 816.604.5613

Starting the June 2022 application period, applicants will be reviewed under these prerequisite requirements

All requirements must be met by all applicants prior to the start of any given application period.

***This includes those students with degrees and previous college course work***

Steps to apply

1. Apply to MCC

Fill out the general MCC application at

2. Submit all non-MCCKC official transcripts

Send official transcripts from all previous institutions attended to:

MCC Student Data Center
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111

OR electronically at

3. Complete the FAFSA

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at MCC's school is 002484.

4. Take ACCUPLACER or submit ACT scores

Must meet or exceed the required scores in all three sections; Algebra, Reading, and Writing. Once Accuplacer/ACT is completed students will not be eligible to begin Lineman courses until the required course(s) listed (see table below) have been completed with a grade letter of "C" or higher. Test scores are valid for three years from date of test. (If you have sent in official transcripts indicating you have Bachelor's Degree, no Accuplacer or ACT will be required.) These are the required scores and classes for each section:


Subject Score Required Your Score Required Classes
Algebra 210 (AAF) If not a 210 in the Advance Algebra & Functions (AAF) level
*200 through 240 MATH 31 & MATH 103 in that order
*241 through 300 MATH 103
* Tested into Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra & Statistics (QAS) level
Reading 248 213 through 229 READ 10 & READ 11 in that order
230 through 247 READ 11
Writing 246 200 through 231 ENGL 80 & ENGL 90, in that order
232 through 245 ENGL 90


Subject Score  Required Your Score Required Classes
Algebra 22 or higher 1-21 Must Take Accuplacer
22 or higher MATH 103 or Math 120
Reading 18 or higher 1-14 READ 10 & READ 11 in that order
15-17 READ 11
18 or higher No Reading course required
Writing/English 18 or higher 1-17 Must Take Accuplacer

5. Apply to Lineman Program

  1. Complete the Lineman Program Application. Please use Chrome or Firefox as your browser. To complete the application you will need your MCC Student ID Number and password. You will need to enter the "S" in the front of your student ID number.
  2. Current resume
  3. Lineman interview
  4. Signed, Release, Assumption of Risk and Indemnification Agreement

6. Completion of prerequisite courses

All prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of May to be accepted into the program for summer. Prerequisite courses are:

  • English 101 Composition and Reading I
  • BUSN 190 Personal Finance
  • Math 103, Technical Mathematics I or Math 120 College Algebra or higher

7. Attend a Bootcamp

Attend a Bootcamp after Lineman application is submitted. Bootcamp will be a one-day event on a Saturday. Watch your email after submitting the application for more details about Bootcamp.

Application Submitted Attend Bootcamp
August, September, October November
November, December, January February
January, February, March April

Download steps to apply (PDF)

Additional Information

After Bootcamp please continue to check your student email. This is how additional follow-up communication will be sent and you will be notified about acceptance into the program.

If you are wanting to complete the AAS Lineman degree you will need to complete general education courses. These courses can be completed before, during or after the Lineman program. The additional general education course are:

  • History 120, History 121 -or- Political Science 136
  • Spanish 100 Beginning Occupational Spanish or higher level Spanish course
  • Communications 100 Fundamentals of Speech
  • 2- General Education Electives in the areas of: Anth, Art, Econ, Engl, Foreign Language, GEOG (exept 104, 110 and GIS Courses), Phil, Psych Soci or Socs

Application Period

Applications accepted August 1 to April 1 to start the program in the summer semester. The application period ends at 4:00 P.M. the last day of the application period.

Admission criteria to the program is subject to change without notice. If changes are made to the admission criteria, the applicant will need to meet all requirements that are in effect at the time of application.

Successful completion of the requirements necessary for admission to the program does not guarantee acceptance to the program.