About the College of Education

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Experience real-world preparation at Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Education. You will engage in learning that expands your thinking, strengthens your skills, and professionally prepares you for your career.

Begin a lifetime of rewarding opportunities by enrolling in the College of Education.

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To inspire lifelong learning and professional engagement through racial consciousness, social justice, and inclusion within a global context.

Core Values:

Minnesota State University, Mankato is an innovative, student-centered learning community that values:

  • Integrity and respect in the way we conduct ourselves;
  • Diversity in who we are and what we do;
  • Access to our programs and services that create opportunities for all to pursue their dreams;
  • Responsibility to those we serve by providing an education that inspires solutions to society's challenges and;
  • Excellence in our academic and non-academic pursuits.


To prepare professionals through research and evidence-based practices who demonstrate excellence in their profession.