The Transfer Pathway is designed for students who enroll at Riverland, declare an intent to transfer to MSU, and then transfer to MSU. The Future Maverick Transfer Pathway includes five business programs:
Accounting majors enjoy versatile careers that combine mathematics and logic with frequent interactions with people. Our program prepares you for a career in accounting, including becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who can work in taxation, auditing, forensic analysis and more. We also offer a Master of Accounting graduate program that fulfills the 150 credit requirements for taking the CPA exam and allows you to advance your career.
As a Finance major, you'll choose one of five specialty areas-corporate finance, institutional finance, financial planning and insurance, general finance, and investment analysis-that will prepare you for success as a financial planner, banker, analyst and more. Finance majors are encouraged to enroll in the Maverick Fund course, which provides real-world experience managing investments for the University's Foundation.
If you look forward to being a leader, look into our Management major. Our distinct emphases - business management and human resources management-are designed to help you become an organized, effective and efficient leader who is able to work well as part of a team.
The International Business major combines business, political science, history, foreign languages and geography to prepare you for a career involving different cultures and different economies. International Business majors often find work in supply chain management and logistics for small - to mid-sized companies around the world.
Marketing allows you to combine creative talents with business skills. You'll gain a greater understanding of consumer behavior and the role of marketing in moving consumers to act. You'll learn about contemporary marketing issues, including social media and sustainability, and be ready to work in advertising, retail, sales or market research.
To be eligible for the Future Maverick Program - Transfer Pathway, students must:
Once you meet the requirements above, you will be eligible for the Future Maverick Program Transfer Pathway Guaranteed Tuition Scholarship Plan. The Guaranteed Tuition Scholarship Plan locks-in the Minnesota State University, Mankato tuition rate that is in effect when declared Future Maverick, Transfer Pathway students begin their second year at Riverland and remains locked through their graduation from Minnesota State University, Mankato four years later. Students must complete their Associate's Degree within five semesters (not counting summer), and apply for financial aid (state and/or federal) and private scholarships.
What can you expect if you participate in the Future Maverick Program?
If you wish to participate in the Future Maverick Transfer Pathway, complete the "Future Maverick Program Interest Form."