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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Orientation to Professional Education

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Applications are due the last Friday in February (February 24, 2017) for Fall semester 2017 designated for professional education course enrollment, and the last Friday in September (September 29, 2017) for Spring semester 2018 designated for professional education course enrollment.  All supporting admission requirements must be submitted by the application deadline date in order for the applicant to be considered for admission.

Our current policy requires all initial teacher licensure candidates to attend an orientation and apply for Professional Education. 

To participate in the orientation and complete the application to professional education you will need the following:

1. Your Tech ID

2. Your Pin #

The orientation to professional education will take approximately two to three hours to complete and consists of the following:

1. On-line application

2. Completion of an on-line survey

3. Verification of Basic Skills exam

4. Verification of Professional Liability Insurance

5. Background Check

Online Survey

The online survey will take about 30 minutes to complete and asks background information and prior experiences.

Note: Failure to attend and complete requirements, will result in your application not be processed or accepted.

The department will recommend for admission only those applicants who submit a complete application process.


Application deadline must be adhered to for consideration of the upcoming semester's coursework enrollment. For further information, contact Jill Ryan in the COE Advising Office, 117 Armstrong Hall, 507-389-1215