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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Elementary Education

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Department Teaching and Learning: Elementary and Literacy Education
College Education
Program Website MSU:
Twin Cities Elementary Education Program:
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description

Students in this program study a broad base of content and pedagogical knowledge to become skilled teachers in elementary classrooms. They engage in clinical field experiences in area schools at each stage of their education courses, culminating in a student teaching experience. This process allows them to apply for a Minnesota teaching license in grades K-6.

A collaborative program between Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU) and Normandale Community College offers K-6 preparation.

Admission Requirements

The department will recommend for admission only those applicants who submit a complete application packet. Application process and timelines can be found at

Application deadline must be adhered to for consideration for the upcoming semester's coursework enrollment. Prior to the upcoming semester's registration, the Academic Advising Office will send an email notifying the applicant of his/her admission status.

Other Requirements

For detailed admission information and necessary forms for each program in the College of Education, see

Academic Bulletin

A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.

Program Contact Information Department of Elementary and Literacy Education
Minnesota State University, Mankato
328 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-1516
Fax: 507-389-5853
Mankato Program Contact Email:
Twin Cities Program Contact Email:
College Advising College of Education Advising
Mymique Baxter, Student Relations Coordinator
117 Armstrong Hall

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