Experiential Education, Master of Science (M.S.)

The Experiential Education program prepares professionals for effectively and ethically leading, teaching, and facilitating experiential learning for all learners - all ages, all abilities, all cultures, all identities.

Program Highlights

  • Graduates are working in the United States and other countries in PK-12 schools, higher education, alternative education settings, nonprofit agencies, and private sector businesses.
  • Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz, MN Teacher of the Year Barb Stoflet, and MN Elementary Art Educator of the Year Amy Muehlenhardt are among our amazing alum.
  • Evening in-person classes at our Mankato campus. Start in fall or spring.    
  • Low-residency hybrid classes at our Edina satellite site. New cohort starts each summer.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.75.
  • Personal statement of 500 words describing applicant's academic and professional background, career goals, and reasons for interest in this Master's degree.
  • Resume

Additional Requirements for International Applicants:

Application Deadlines

  U.S. Citizens International Applicants
Fall Start Rolling May 1
Spring Start Rolling October 1
Summer Start Rolling N/A

 Time to Completion: 2 years


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Julie Carlson
julie.carlson@mnsu.edu
507-389-5441

Experiential Education Website