MNVSS has partnered with Online College in the High School (OCHS), a Distance Minnesota program that offers college transfer, career and technical courses to high school students through a distance learning format. Students receive high school credit and college credit at the same time, without ever travelling to campus!

Courses are taught by Alexandria Technical & Community College, Northland Community & Technical College, and Northwest Technical College.



  • Courses are reserved for high school students
  • Students are provided easy-to-use technologies
  • Support and needed academic services are available
  • FREE tuition and course materials for MNVSS students!

Earn a 2-year Degree while you graduate high school by completing the following Online Programs:

MNVSS is proud to offer College and Dual Credit Courses to MN students! Students are able to use college courses to replace high school courses, tuition free! Current programs and courses that are available for the 2018-19 school year are listed below - check them out and contact Meghan Adams for more information.

Biofuels Technology - Certificate, A.A.S.

Biofuel Technicians will be trained for entry into the agricultural processing plant industry, which converts crops such as corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and sugar beets into products and by-products such as ethanol, soy oil, corn syrup, starch, carbon dioxide, and bulk/bagged sugar. Options are available in both the Biodiesel and Ethanol areas.

Energy Technical Specialist - A.A.S.

This degree will prepare students for work as technicians in energy technology and convey the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the traditional and renewable energy fields.

Wind Energy Technology - Certificate, Diploma, A.A.S.

This program combines lecture and hands-on training to provide skills necessary in completing advanced technical troubleshooting and repairs on wind energy turbines.

Contact Meghan Adams for more information
Phone: 507-275-3115