The MTA is a national agreement that provides for the transfer of 30 university credits to meet many (and in some cases all) general education requirements at a four-year college or University of Michigan. You can complete them as part of an associated degree or as a stand-alone confirmation. Some provisions apply, so work with your Schoolcraft Study Advisor to select the right courses. The courses required for the MTA are as follows: In 2012, the Michigan Legislature added language to the Community College Appropriations Bill, which focused on improving the transferability of university core courses by revising the current Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (MACRAO) agreement and renamed the Michigan Transfer Agreement. 39% of our students have switched to UM-Dearborn. Students who move to Ferris with the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and enter studies have taken a block of 30-hour general education courses to a lower level. However, this does not exempt students from meeting program-specific conditions or general education requirements. Students should contact their advisor for classes corresponding to the MTA. The Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) was designed to facilitate the transfer of education requirements from one institution to another. Students can enter into the Michigan Transfer Agreement as part of an associate degree or a stand-alone package. A transfer student must be admitted to a host institution in order to benefit from this agreement. Ferris State University participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) and is both an issuing and receiving institution.