Military Technology

A degree may be a lot closer than you think. If you have already completed a four-year military technical training program, you can earn a degree in as little as two semesters.

Program highlights

  • The technical military training you received while serving may be applied as 30 credit hours at MCC, therefore earning an associate degree in two semesters.
  • We deliver the most cost-effective Military Technology career preparation in Kansas City.
  • We are a publicly funded college with quality programs and full accreditation.
  • Classes combine instructor-led and on-line learning with hands-on lab work.
  • State-of-the-art labs feature the same equipment that you'll find in industry.
  • Industry professionals teach convenient day and evening classes.


Does this program meet the qualifications for my Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits?

Yes. You can use VA benefits towards an MCC degree or certificate in any program.

Veterans have been earning degrees at MCC since 1921, during WWI. Earning a degree at MCC saves money and leaves you with more money to pursue four-year degree or even a master's degree.

MCC awards 30 credits for your prior military technical training, allowing you to start and finish one of our ninety programs in about half the time. Learn more about MCC's military veterans benefits.

State requirement

Missouri law states that all college or university graduates should complete a course covering the federal and state constitutions as well as American history and government. Students who transfer from out-of-state schools should check with the MCC admissions to learn how to meet this requirement.

Application for a degree

The semester before completing all of degree requirements, prospective MCC graduates must file an application for receiving their degrees with the admissions/records office. Once completed, students will receive an evaluation and additional information.


Some fields of study that qualify for the military completion degree include: Mechanics, Electronics, Sonar, Electrician, Lineman, Maintenance, Machining, Welding, Draftsman.

Average career growth for Millwrights in the Kansas City area

Visit Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to view salary information, employment outlook and personal characteristics needed for this career.

Transfer made simple

Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it. We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities.

Yes, you can transfer credits to another college or university. For example, credits from MCC transfer toward a bachelor's degree at University of Central Missouri, DeVry University or Missouri Western State University.

Contact an academic advisor for more information and qualifying 4-year colleges or universities.

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