Concurrent Enrollment Instructors

With the recent updates to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Minimum Faculty Qualifications, many concurrent enrollment instructors will be required to pursue additional discipline specific graduate level credits. Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a number of graduate programs, including 100% online programs and certificates that will allow instructors to meet HLC minimum qualifications.

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato offers an array of online courses and more than 30 online degree and certificate options to meet your educational and professional goals and objectives. 
  • The Registrar’s Office course schedules contain a listing of all online, off-campus, and on-campus courses.

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Students are encouraged to apply as a non-degree seeking student; however, you may also choose to apply as a degree seeking student. If you choose to apply as a degree seeking student you will be required to submit OFFICIAL transcripts from all institutions you've attended and any additional program requirements. Visit the Admissions web page to apply.

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Metro ECSU Scholarship

Minnesota State University, Mankato is pleased to confirm our continued partnership with Metro Education Cooperative Service Unit (ECSU).  This partnership allows eligible concurrent enrollment instructors to receive a $300 tuition scholarship for each graduate credit taken at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Current programs available for ECSU funding include individual online courses as well as graduate certificate and degree program options: 

Students should confirm their eligibility for tuition remission with the ECSU prior to enrolling in courses. 

  • Metro ECSU will provide tuition scholarships for online courses only. 
  • Prior to registering for your course you should check the availability of the course. Online availability varies semester to semester.  
  • Reviewing courses with the institution you are currently teaching concurrent enrollment through is recommended prior to registering.

Course Offerings for Fall 2020

Below you'll find course offerings for the fall 2020 semester. These courses have been approved for concurrent enrollment instructors.

Communication Studies


Course #

Title Credits

CMST 515

Comm, Tech and Culture 3

CMST 545

Conflict Management 3

CMST 552

Speech Debate: Advanced Debate Strategies 3


Course # Title Credits
ENG 564 Teaching Literature in Middle School 3
ENG 566 Usability 4
ENG 577 Technical Documentation, Policies and Procedures 4
ENG 583 Writing About Health and Medicine 4
ENG 606 British Literary History and Criticism 3
ENG 651 Intro Grad Research 3
ENG 656 Teacher Research in the Writing Classroom 3
ENG 676 Instructional Design 3



Course #

Title Credits

GEOG 509

Human Migration/Immigration 3

GEOG 510

Climatic Environments 3


Course # Title Credits
HIST 541 Colonial Latin America 4


Course # Title Credits
PSYC 533 Child Psychology 4
PSYC 555 Abnormal Psychology 4
PSYC 566 Psychology of Aging 4
PSYC 680 Portfolio 1-4


Course # Title Credits
SOC 504 Sociology of Aging 3
SOC 509 Family Violence 3
SOC 542 Criminology 3
SOC 546 Race, Culture, and Ethnicity 3
SOC 563 Social Stratification 3


Course # Title Credits
SPAN 502 Literature of the 19th Century in Spain 4
SPAN 641 Cultural Readings and Analysis 3
SPAN 654 Oral Presentation Skills with Digital Technology 3
SPAN 690 Portfolio 1