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.

Computer screen. Designates degree is also available online.


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.

Elementary & Literacy Education Computer screen.

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

K-12 & Secondary Programs Computer screen.

The K-12 and Secondary Programs (KSP) department serves both undergraduate and graduate students in two areas: initial licensure for 5-12 and K-12 classrooms, and advanced programs.

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.

Special Education Computer screen.

Special Education prepares undergraduate and graduate students to attain the credentials they need to succeed in a dynamic, expanding field.