Family Consumer Science Education, Graduate Certificate

This certification program provides the professional who already has a teaching degree or who is working on a graduate teaching degree with the necessary courses to meet the MN standards for teacher licensure in Family Consumer Science Education for grades 5-12.  

Program Highlights

  • The certificate meets the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) standards for 18 graduate credits in-discipline for individuals who hold a master's degree and are seeking to expand their education to teach FCS courses at a community or technical college.

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.2.
  • Minnesota teaching license or enrollment in a program leading to a Minnesota teaching license.
  • 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: 12 months


Graduate Coordinator Contact

Dr. Jill Conlon
jill.conlon@mnsu.edu
507-389-5924

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