Academic Programs

College of Education

When you enroll in Minnesota State Mankato's College of Education, you begin a learning experience that provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in a multitude of careers.

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As the only four-year, accredited program in MN, Minnesota State Mankato’s Aviation program leads the industry in providing future flight professionals top-quality instruction in the fields of professional and aviation management.

Counseling & Student Personnel

The Department of Counseling and Student Personnel Doctoral Counselor Education and Supervision program and Masters program with emphasis areas in College Student Affairs, Mental Health Counseling, and Professional School Counseling are CACREP accredited and IRCEP registered.

Educational Leadership

We offer three adult learner-centered graduate programs to choose from in Mankato or Edina that are designed to meet your needs for professional relevance while maintaining flexibility, convenience, and reduced travel through hybrid coursework.

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The Minnesota State University, Mankato Elementary & Literacy Education department offers a premier 21st-century teacher education experience for undergraduate and graduate students.

Military Science and Leadership Minor /Army ROTC Program

The Military Science and Leadership Department offers a program enabling students/Cadets to compete for a commission as an officer in the United States Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard.

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Our M.S. and licensures in Reading prepare in-service K-12 teachers from around the world to be effective teachers of reading through coursework that focuses on applying research and theory in the field of reading education to a K-12 classroom practice.