Welcome to the Minnesota Service Cooperatives (MSC)
Online Learning site!


2021-22 School Year
Spring Semester begins January 24, 2022

>Under the Enrollment Information on the side menu, click on our site pages for more information<

We offer rolling enrollment so students can have flexible, individualized start dates.

We have courses for all curriculum areas, including career and technical education.

Click on High School Courses or Middle School Courses to find out more!

REMEMBER: While there is flexibility in our program, it is important to work on a regular basis. Students can work at their own pace; however, that pace still means progress must be made in the course every week.

Students may only drop a course during the initial ten (10) calendar day period calculated from the date of the enrollment notification email.

Mission Statement
MSC Online Learning Program-
Expanding quality online educational opportunities
for Minnesota students
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This learning community is sponsored by the Northeast Service Cooperative in collaboration with our member school districts.

The MSC Online Learning Program:

  • Provides challenging educational opportunities for students who need credit recovery, advanced, additional or specialized courses, and/or a flexible learning environment.
  • Is certified by the Minnesota Department of Education to offer online curriculum to students in grades 7-12. All online courses offered through approved programs are:
- Taught by Minnesota licensed teachers
- Meet or exceed state academic standards
- Transfer to other public school districts
- Apply toward high school graduation
    • Is a part-time, non-diploma, supplemental program, so students will remain enrolled in their own districts while taking courses with MSC Online.

       Contact Information

      MSC Online Learning Program

      5525 Emerald Avenue
      Mt. Iron, MN 55768

      Email:  msconline@nescmn.net

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                                                       MSC Online 2021-2022 Semester Dates

          FALL SEMESTER September 7, 2021 - January 14, 2022
          January 24, 2022 - May 20, 2022
          Spring enrollments will end on February 18, 2022
          (Senior exceptions may be made)
          SUMMER SEMESTER June 6, 2022 - August 26, 2022

          Highlights of the State Statute on Online Learning


          • A student age 17 or younger must have the written consent of a parent or guardian to apply.
          • No school district or charter school may prohibit a student from applying to enroll in online learning.
          • Students can complete course work at a grade level that is different from the student's current grade level.
          • An online learning student may participate in the extracurricular activities of the enrolling district on the same basis as other enrolled students.
          • School districts and charter schools must make available information about online learning to all interested people.
          Reference the Minnesota Department of Education Online Learning webpage for more information.

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