Continuing Education

Concurrent Enrollment Credentialing Pathways

Concurrent enrollment instructors are encouraged to visit Concurrent Enrollment Credentialing Pathways for support, information and customer service for the Concurrent Enrollment Credentialing Pathways service model. To support valued K12 partnerships, the Minnesota State system has compiled lists of discipline-specific graduate programs and courses that are accessible and viable for working professionals.

Live support is available seven days a week:

Monday-Friday: 7:00am-8:00pm CST

Saturday: 9:00am-2:30pm CST

Sunday: 11:00am-4:30pm CST

M State Consultations

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, 2023.

Email to request an individual consultation with M State to review transcripts and discuss your plan with respect to the HLC faculty qualification expectations.

Graduate Course Funding Options

18 Online

Spring 2021 Update:

  • The legislature failed to pass a bill for additional funding for CE instructors during the last session. 
  • Spring 2021 MSUM is offering graduate courses to CE instructors at a competitive rate of $100/credit.
  • Beyond spring 2021 MSUM plans to offer graduate courses at a discounted rate of $350/credit. Lakes Country can cover up to $100/per credit, making the cost to the high school instructor $250/credit.  


Spring 2021 Update:

  • Metro ECSU is still providing $300.00 per graduate credit for spring semester and summer term 2021.
  • There are courses open for spring semester from across 6 of the Minnesota State universities.

SCSU Gap Scholarship

  • SCSU will offer the gap scholarship for courses taken at SCSU if the IREPO Grant is not awarded. The form can be found on their website.