Ozarks Technical Community College

A unique partnership between Missouri State and Ozarks Technical Community College offers established transfer plans and opportunities to get involved on campus. MSU is the #1 transfer institution for OTC students.

Did you know:

If you enter Missouri State having completed an Associate of Arts degree or the Missouri 42 credit hour general education block (Core 42), you will have met our general education requirements.

Find your plan

This information is provided as a guide only. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their major-specific MSU transfer advisor early in their education to discuss the most appropriate coursework for their intended MSU major, MSU degree requirements, etc.

Need Assistance? We can help.

Located in OTC Student Services, on both the Springfield and Richwood Valley campuses, the MSU information desk is a great resource for learning more about transferring to Missouri State. Our OTC-MSU transfer specialist, Donna Rebmann, is on the Springfield campus every day and at Richwood Valley on Thursday morning.

Visit with Donna Rebmann at the start and throughout your OTC education to discuss MSU degree requirements, specific OTC courses that will transfer and help meet your intended MSU major, transfer scholarships, the application process and more. 

Tips from the help desk

  • You can apply to Missouri State up to a year in advance.
  • Planning to start in summer or fall? Apply by February of your last semester at OTC.
  • Planning to start in spring? Apply by September of your last semester at OTC.
  • Review our academic scholarship deadlines.
  • Establish a relationship with an OTC advisor and with an MSU advisor in your desired academic program.

Registration at MSU

As a transfer friendly institution, new transfer students are allowed to register with current MSU students based on the number of credit hours completed in transfer.