Minnesota FastTRAC

The MN FastTRAC Initiative helps local partnerships operate adult career pathways programs in high-demand career fields. FastTRAC partners select and fund these local programs though a competitive selection process.

Implementation Study of 2011 Minnesota FastTRAC Adult Career Pathways

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Quantitative Reports

Enrollment, Persistence, Graduation and Employment of Adult Basic Education Learners and FastTRAC Participants at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

This analysis was undertaken by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System Office to provide results on the extent of Adult Basic Education (ABE) participant enrollment, persistence, and completion within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and to support MN FastTRAC implementation in Minnesota.

Key MN FastTRAC findings include: 

  • 60.9% of MN FastTRAC Bridge students enrolled in MnSCU during or within one year compared to 15.6% of ABE Non-MN FastTRAC

  • 59.9% of MN FastTRAC students enrolled in credit courses during or within one year compared to 13.5% of ABE Non-MN FastTRAC (69.7% vs. 15.6% when including non-credit)

  • 69.4% of MN FastTRAC students skipped developmental education, whereas only 39% of ABE credit-taking students did so

Using Workforce 1 / MABE|MARCS / ISRS for your MN FastTRAC Adult Career Pathway Program

Additional Questions? Contact Melanie.Burns@so.mnscu.edu

Additional MN FastTRAC Adult Career Pathway Professional Development