• Registration is now open for 18 Online!

    18 Online provides an opportunity for high school teachers to obtain the 18 graduate credits needed to become a qualified content area concurrent enrollment instructor by 2022.


Continuing Education

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M State Consultation Requests

The Higher Learning Commission has approved the extension for M State concurrent enrollment instructors to have a master's degree in each discipline they are teaching in, or a master's degree including 18 graduate credits in each discipline they teach in, by September 1, 2022.

Send an email to concurrent@minnesota.edu to request an individual consultation with M State to review transcripts and to discuss your plan with respect to the HLC faculty qualification expectations.



 

18 Online

18 Online provides an opportunity for high school teachers to obtain the 18 graduate credits needed to become qualified content area concurrent enrollment instructors by Sept. 1, 2022. The cost for this continuing education is completely covered (including books) by HF 3326 and SF 3026 - Northwest Regional Partnership,which appropriated $3 million to provide curriculum development for the Northwest Regional Partnership continuing education program. This is a collaborative effort between Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Northwest Service Cooperative and Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Who can participate?

  • Priority registration will be given to teachers in the Lakes Country Service Cooperative and Northwest Service Cooperative regions
  • Space permitting, teachers outside of the cooperatives also may participate
  • High school teachers who currently teach or are approved to teach concurrent enrollment (dual credit) classes in their Minnesota school districts

What are the benefits?

  • No cost, with free tuition and books for up to 18 credits in a content area
  • 100 percent online delivery
  • Streamlined admission for 18 Online participants
  • Flexible classes delivered by MSUM faculty
  • Ensure you have the proper teaching credentials by 2022

How do I enroll?

1. Obtain support from your district's superintendent

2. Contact your cooperative for its approval

3. Go to MSUM's 18 Online Admission and Application website for instructions and to apply

NOTE: You will need to activate your StarID and know your password to complete the application.



 

Continuing Education Options

To support valued K12 partnerships, M State and Minnesota State have compiled lists of discipline-specific graduate programs and courses that are accessible and viable for working professionals. The list below includes institutions that offer online and on-campus discipline-specific graduate-level courses or degree programs. We also recommend checking the Minnesota State website as additional courses and programs periodically may be added.

*Note: The compilation of this list does not indicate support or advocacy for particular institutions and/or affiliations.

Discipline University Delivery Additional Information
Art Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Biology Bemidji State University ONLINE Individual courses
Biology St. Cloud State University ONLINE Individual courses
Business Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Business Bemidji State University ONLINE Master of Business Administration
Business St. Cloud State University ONLINE Individual courses
Business (MBA) Southwest Minnesota State University ONLINE Master of Business Administration
Communications Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE and ON CAMPUS Master of Science in Communication & Composition
Communications Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses. Also offered as an MS Communication and Composition (100% online)
Communications St. Cloud State University ONLINE Individual courses
Education Southwest Minnesota State University ONLINE Master of Science in Education
English Southwest Minnesota State University ONLINE Available within a Master of Science in Education program or without
English Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses. Also offered as an MS Communication and Composition (100% online)
Geography Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Geography St. Cloud State University ONLINE Individual courses
Health Science Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses. MS in Health Science or Post-Baccalaureate Certificates available.
History Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses. Online certificate option available.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Math Southwest Minnesota State University ONLINE Available within a Master of Science in Education program or without
Math Bemidji State University ONLINE AND ON CAMPUS Individual courses
Math Metropolitan State University ON CAMPUS Individual courses
Physical Education Southwest Minnesota State University ONLINE M.S. Physical Education Coaching of Sport
Political Science Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Psychology Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Sociology Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses
Spanish Minnesota State University Mankato ONLINE Individual courses

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