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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MAVMajors INFO - Secondary Education

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Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education

Office location -  313 Armstrong Hall
Phone: 507-389-1965

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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. All students working toward a 5-12 or K-12 teaching degree must be admitted to professional education prior to enrollment in Level 2 coursework.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies
    Application to professional education should be made when the following requirements have been met:
    1.     a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
    2.     a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA
    3.     admission or provisional admission to a teaching field
    4.     evidence of completion of or registration for the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Basic Skills Exam (MTLE).

How to declare this major – In the College of Education majors are declared through the Academic Advising Office

Licensure Areas, Grades K-12

Licensure Areas, Grades 5 - 12

The current Undergraduate Catalog for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation

  • Check the Licenses areas you are interested in.


What do the experts say about a major in Secondary Education

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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The Princeton Review

College Board




Take action and network with people in the field of Secondary Education

Memorial Library Guides-

Professional Organizations-

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