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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Department Requirements

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Concurrent enrollment instructors are considered to be University faculty members and must meet certain minimum qualifications.  In determining required minimum qualifications, the University follows guidelines established by the program’s accreditor, the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnership (NACEP) and the institution’s accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The HLC has provided Minnesota State Colleges and Universities until September 1, 2022 to meet the updated requirements. Minnesota State University, Mankato has chosen September 1, 2021 as the date that all instructors must meet the minimum qualifications set forth by the HLC.

Currently, all concurrent enrollment instructors must meet the following minimum qualification requirement:

  1. Master's degree in any discipline

Beginning September 1, 2021, all concurrent enrollment instructors must meet one of the following:

  1. Master's degree in the discipline you are applying to teach; OR
  2. Master's degree in any discipline AND 18+ graduate credits in the discipline you are applying to teach; OR
  3. Master of Education degree inclusive of graduate-level content in the discipline and methods courses that are specifically for the teaching of that discipline.

Academic departments may have additional required or preferred qualifications. For specific requirements for individual departments please email Mike Altomari or call 507-389-5119.

If you are interested in applying to teach concurrent enrollment through Minnesota State University, Mankato please fill out the [PDF] application (118 KiB) and send the application and copies of all transcripts directly to:


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Attn: Mike Altomari

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Mankato, MN 56001