Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Study

Minnesota State University, Mankato offers you the opportunity to complete classes that will assist you in your career path or provide training to enhance your skill sets. Non-degree seeking study is intended for students who wish to complete graduate coursework without enrolling in a formal graduate degree or certificate program. Most academic departments will allow you to enroll in graduate courses without being admitted to a graduate program.

Additional Information

  • Students must complete an application as a non-degree seeking student prior to registration.
  • Most non-degree seeking students are not eligible for federal financial aid programs or graduate assistantships.
  • Non-degree study is not typically available for international students.
  • Non-degree seeking graduate students are not assigned an advisor. They may seek advice from a faculty member during their time of study.

Students may apply no more than 12 credits towards a graduate degree program.

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