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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

SPED Application Form

Page address: http://ed.mnsu.edu/sped/application_form.html

To apply:

  1. Complete and submit this online application.
  2. Attach a current unofficial MSU transcript, a DARS report, essay and send it to spedapplications@mnsu.edu.
  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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