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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

SPED Application Form

Page address:

To apply:

  1. Complete and submit this online application.
  2. Attach a current unofficial MSU transcript, a DARS report, essay and send it to
  3. Mail two professional letters of reference (in sealed, signed envelopes) to the attention of Dr. Kiersten Hensley, 313 Armstrong Hall, Minnesota State University-Mankato, Mankato, MN 56001.
  4. All materials are due by October 16, 2017.
  5. You will be notified of your admission status through MAVMail by November 15

Indicate the semester you have or will be taking the College of Education General Education Prerequisites below:

Math 201:

HLTH 240 (310):

HLTH 210 (First Aid/CPR) or CDIS 205: (Sign Language):

Have you completed an AA or AS degree at a Community College?

You must take a Basic Skills Exam at least once and provide highest scores below. Please provide scores for one (MTLE, ACT, SAT or NES)…

Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exams (MTLE): Scores for

ACT Plus:

SAT Scores for:

NES Scores for:

Use a “W” to indicate writing intensive courses Course Number and Name Semester and Grade
Category 1A: Communications: English Comp

Category 1B: Communications: Speech and Oral Reasoning

Category 1C: Communications: Writing Intensive

Category 2: Critical Thinking    
Category 3: Natural Science

Category 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning MATH 201: Elements of Math

Category 5: History & The Social & Behavioral Sciences 1. HLTH 240 (310): Drug Education

Category 6: Humanities & The Arts

Category 7: Human Diversity

Category 8: Global Perspective

Category 9: Ethical & Civic Responsibility

Category 10: People & The Environment

Category 11: Performance & Participation

Category 12: First Year Experience    
Category 13: Information Technology    
Cultural Diversity Requirement

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