Academic Advising

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Academic Advising

Academic advising at M State is an educational partnership focused on student success. Students work with their advisor to develop a plan for achieving their academic and career goals while making informed and increasingly independent decisions.


Who is my academic advisor?

There are two types of academic advisors at M State, program faculty advisors and professional advisors. Each admitted student is assigned an academic advisor based on his or her program of study. Students may find their advisor's name on their Degree Audit Report System (DARS) audit.

Professional academic advisors advise students in the following majors:

  • Accounting - all degrees
  • Biology Transfer Pathway - Associate of Science (AS)
  • Business Transfer Pathway - Associate of Science (AS)
  • Engineering - Associate of Science (AS)
  • Environmental Science - Associate of Science (AS)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences - Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (with Social Science emphasis) - Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Candidates for programs with selective admission (e.g. cardiovascular technology, criminal justice, dental assisting, dental hygiene, nursing, radiologic technology and surgical technology)
  • Paralegal -- Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Psychology Transfer Pathway - Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Students completing their Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)
  • Undecided or undeclared
Program advisors
  • Faculty members advise students who are enrolled in technical/career programs

Last modified: April 6th, 2018 at 06:58am