Programs Available In the Twin Cities

Minnesota State Mankato offers a range of academic programs in the Twin Cities, from professional certifications to graduate degrees. Many programs offer convenient evening and weekend classes.

Master's Programs

Educational Leadership

The Master of Science in Educational Leadership program the builds foundational skills society demands in today's innovative leaders, including talent development, change management, and real-world application of educational strategies for learners of all ages and backgrounds.

Experiential Education

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.

Doctoral Programs

Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

The doctorate in Educational Leadership is dedicated to developing racially conscious leaders for P-21 Schools, higher education and non-profit organizations.

Nursing Practice (DNP)

Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a graduate program for students interested in becoming a doctorally prepared family nurse practitioner and also offers a post-graduate program for advanced practice registered nurses interested in obtaining a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

Specialist program

Educational Leadership Specialist

The Specialist in Educational Leadership program is designed to develop school leaders who demonstrate racial competence and the experience, expertise, and tools immediately relevant to lead today’s racially diverse schools.

Graduate Certificate Programs

Global Solutions in Engineering and Technology

The Global Solutions in Engineering and Technology graduate certificate creates a pathway for students to develop cultural and language skills desired by our regional employers.

Superintendent of Schools

The Superintendent licensure program is designed to develop school superintendents who demonstrate racial competence and the experience, expertise, and tools immediately relevant to lead today’s racially diverse school districts.