Program MTA Agreement

Policy Type: 

I. Policy Title: MTA Agreement

II. Who Does this Policy Affect

All current and former students of Henry Ford College

III. Purpose

The College supports the generally applicable practices regarding the transferability of core college credits. In 2014, the College began participating in Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), which replaced the previously applicable Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) Transfer Agreement. The MTA is designed to help students transfer from one of Michigan's community colleges to a four-year college or university in the state.

IV. Policy Statement

a. The MACRAO Transfer Agreement can no longer be completed by students as of Fall 2019. If a student started working toward completing the MACRAO Transfer Agreement previously and did not finish, the student should discuss with a College advisor about how to complete the MTA.
b. To fulfill the MTA, students must successfully complete at least 30 credits of coursework in six (6) defined areas with at least the grade of C in each course. The College’s General Education Categories lists which general courses applies to the MTA.

V. Definitions


VI. Responsible Party for Policy Interpretation/Review

Vice President of Academic Affairs

VII. Related Documents

a. Additional Information Regarding the MTA
b. General Education Categories
c. MTA FAQ for Students
d. MTA Participation Guidelines

VIII. Policy History

a. Adopted by Board: February 20, 1995
b. Previous Policy Section(s): Program; Previous Policy No(s): 5250

October 17, 2022 - Board approved; placed in new policy format and revised entire policy
March 19, 2007

This policy supersedes and replaces any and all policies related to this subject

Adopted Date: 
Monday, February 20, 1995
Revised Date: 
Monday, March 19, 2007
Monday, October 17, 2022
Board Approved