Be an Educational Innovator
The Experiential Education graduate program at Minnesota State, Mankato, offers something beyond your traditional graduate education. We utilize multi-modal approaches to learning, teaching, and leading that integrate direct experience with focused reflection for developing new knowledge, relevant life skills, critical thinking, and respectable dispositions & values.
Whether your interest is outdoor adventure programming, K12 education, higher education, corporate training, or something else, this program can fulfill your needs. Our seminar, project-based, and active learning courses offer opportunities for uniting practice and theory. You’ll be encouraged to compliment your coursework with credits earned through meaningful learning experiences that you have designed.
Our graduates serve among the nation's leaders in experiential education as program owners and/or operators, public school and university faculty and staff, leaders in various non-profit, for profit, or privately-operated experiential education programs and more.
Follow your passion. Take control of your future. Check out the Experiential Education program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
If you have additional questions, please review the Experiential Education Info Sheet.
View the criteria to apply for admission to the masters (M.S.) in Experiential Education at Minnesota State University Mankato.
Plan of Study
In consultation with their advisor, students self-design much of their plan of study to combine core courses with independent learning experiences aligned with their unique educational and professional career goals.