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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minors, Endorsements, and Certificates

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An endorsement is a license that is added to a teacher’s existing license. The ELE Department offers a Middle school endorsement in Communication Arts and Literature. We also offer the kindergarten endorsement for teachers who hold a grades 1-6 license. Additionally, we offer the K-12 Reading Teacher licensure endorsement through our Graduate Certificate and MS Reading programs.

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Prospective students should begin here and apply as a non-degree seeking student.

Non-degree seeking students:

  • Select "Non-degree seeking student" on application.
  • Transcript and fees are not required with your application.
  • Take up to 12 credits before formal admission is required.
    • After the 12 credits are completed, to continue at Minnesota State University, Mankato a student will need to complete the application for admission.

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