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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Special Education

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Department Special Education
College Education
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Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description

The Department of Special Education serves the needs of undergraduate and graduate students at Minnesota State University, Mankato seeking to become licensed Special Educators in the state of Minnesota. The Special Education: undergraduate program is designed to meet the licensure standards as determined by the Minnesota Board of Teaching. The five-semester program of study is typically begun in the second year after successful completion of General Education requirements. The Department employs a cohort model for the preparation of undergraduates, with all students from a given year considered members of the same cohort. Cohort students concurrently enroll in the same block of courses. All interested students are highly encouraged to contact the Coordinator for program information and guidance for admission procedures

Admission Requirements

Mankato Program
Students working toward a teaching degree must be admitted to Professional
Education during their first semester in the program to allow continued registration.

1. Minimum of 30 earned semester credits;
2. Minimum of 2.75 cumulative GPA;
3. Must take MTLE/ACT/SAT Basic Skills Exams.
4. Complete Writing Assessment Lab
5. Completion of MATH 201, HLTH 240, and CDIS 205 or HLTH 210 (with a C or better)

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 Special Education
Minnesota State University, Mankato
313 Armstrong Hall
Phone: 507-389-5449
College Advising College of Education Advising
Mymique Baxter, Student Relations Coordinator
117 Armstrong Hall

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