Finding the Right Major

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Choosing a major can seem like a huge commitment. But if you don’t already know what you want to do—or if you aren’t sure you’ve made the right choice—you’ll find the support you need at Minnesota State Mankato. We have resources to help you through the process and to guide you as you consider your options. Ready to become a Maverick? Confirm your enrollment today! Confirm Enrollment

Drawing on a Passion

Luis enrolled at Minnesota State Mankato as a Spanish education major—but he found his passion when he started doing design work for the Latino Affairs club. With the help of his faculty advisors, Luis was able to change his major to focus more on graphic design. Now he’s ready to pursue a creative career that he loves.

Connect with An Advisor

The Pressure's Off

When Lucy started her first year at Minnesota State Mankato, she was undecided about her major—and she worried she might fall behind. But after taking the First Year Seminar and working with the University Advising Center, she decided to pursue International Relations. Now the pressure is off, and Lucy is confident that’s she’s heading in the right direction

First Year Seminar

The Right Choice

When Devon applied to Minnesota State Mankato, he wasn’t sure what his major was going to be. But when he came to Orientation, he was introduced to people and programs that would help him decide. Connecting with the Multicultural Center and joining one of our Learning Communities helped Devon discover his calling as an Elementary Education major.

Multicultural Center

Learn more about almost 50 of the majors available at Minnesota State Mankato from students who are in them—and who were once trying to decide, just like you. Each of these short videos will help you understand what the program is like and why students selected them. Majors in Minutes