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. 

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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. 

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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 Summer 2021

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

Communication Studies
Course # Title Credits
CMST 512 Organizational Communication 3
CMST 515 Topics in Mvmts and Advcy: Social Movements and Advocacy 3
CMST 545 Conflict Management 3
CMST 552 Speech Debate: Advanced Debate Strategies 3
CMST 640 Topics: Pandemic Rhetoric 3
Course # Title Credits
ENG 525 Topics in Children's Lit: Diverse Perspectives in Children's Lit 3
ENG 526 British Modernism 4
ENG 535 The World Novel 4
ENG 561 World Literature for Children and Young Adults 3
ENG 564 Teaching Literature in Middle School 3
ENG 583 Writing About Health and Medicine 4
ENG 605 Sem: Shakespeare Othello 3
ENG 654 Teaching College-Level Literature 3
ENG 658 Sem: Argumentation Theory 3
ENG 681 User Experience 3
HIST 532 The Spanish Conquest 4
HIST 535 East Asian History: 1945 - The Present 4
HIST 546 Modern Middle East 4
Course # Title Credits
PSYC 509 History and Systems 4
PSYC 515 Human Memory 4
PSYC 533 Child Psychology 4
PSYC 536 Adolescent Psychology 4
PSYC 543 Advanced Social Psychology 3
PSYC 555 Abnormal Psychology 4
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 566 Program Planning and Evaluation 3
Course #
Title Credits
SPAN 605 Topics Span Amer Lit: Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Cien anos de Saledad 1 - 4
SPAN 631 Writing Workshop for the Professions 3