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.

Apply Now Graduate Programs  Course Schedule 

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 Spring 2021

Below you'll find course offerings for the spring 2021 semester. These courses have been approved for concurrent enrollment instructors.

Communication Studies
Course # Title Credits
CMST 512 Organizational Communication 3
CMST 545 Conflict Management 3
CMST 552 Speech Debate: Advanced Debate Strategies 3
CMST 606 Perspectives on Culture and Communication 3
CMST 620 Modern Rhetorical Criticism 3
CMST 633 Communication for Professionals 3
Course # Title Credits
ENG 537 Latino/a Literature 4
ENG 555 Advanced Writing Workshop 4
ENG 561 World Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
ENG 571 Visual Technical Communication 4
ENG 575 Editing Technical Publications 4
ENG 577 Technical Documents, Policies and Procedures 4
ENG 603 Bronte Sisters 3
ENG 607 American Literary History and Criticism 3
ENG 611 American Environmental Literature 3
ENG 625 Seminar: Composition Theory 3
ENG 635 Humans / Posthumans 3
ENG 671 Seminar: Literary Theory and Criticism 3
ENG 679 Rhetorical Theory Applied to Technical Documents 3
ENG 681 User Experience 3
Course # Title Credits
GEOG 517 Quaternary Environments and Climate Change 4
GEOG 520 Conservation of Natural Resources 3
GEOG 535 Urban Geography 3
GEOG 558 Geography of East Asia 3
Course # Title Credits
HIST 502

Foundations of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

HIST 515

England since 1603

HIST 530

Minnesota: 1862

HIST 538

Modern Africa

HIST 602

Reading Seminar: Ethnohistory

HIST 640

History Portfolio



Course #


MATH 511

Introduction to Complex Variables

MATH 525

Mathematical Modeling

MATH 547

Linear Algebra II

MATH 561

Mathematical Theory of Interest

MATH 692


Course # Title Credits
PSYC 509 History and Systems 4
PSYC 515 Human Memory 4
PSYC 521 Behavior Neuroscience 4
PSYC 536 Adolescent Psychology 4
PSYC 555 Abnormal Psychology 4
PSYC 560 Psychology of Women 3
PSYC 566 Psychology of Aging 4
PSYC 680 Portfolio 1-4
Course #
Title Credits
SOC 509 Family Violence 3
SOC 542 Criminology 3
SOC 546 Race, Culture and Ethnicity 3
SOC 558 Sociological Theory 3
SOC 563 Social Stratification 3
SOC 580 Qualitative Methods 3
SOC 584 Sociology of Religion 3
SOC 593 Sociology in Action 3
Course #
Title Credits
SPAN 503 Body, Mind, Health and Illness in Hispanic American Literature 4
SPAN 600 Research, Resources and Writing 3
SPAN 651 Oral Communications for the Professions 3
SPAN 690 Portfolio 1