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Professional Education


David Benson, Porter Coggins, Linda Colburn, Timothy Goodwin, Lisa Krall, Janne Lillestol, Kris Nei, Sonia OBryan, Judy Olson, Jessamay Pesek, Roxanne Pickle, Michael Urban, Janine Wahl, Miriam White


Department of Professional Education
BE 339
Phone: (218) 755-3734
Fax: (218) 755-3787

For All Education Majors
General Entry Requirements

A completed basic skills test, or equivalent (approved by Minnesota Board of Teaching) taken and on file.

30 semester credits completed

3.0 cumulative GPA

General Exit Requirements

A minimum GPA of 3.0 in professional education/special education courses.  Signed forms by the cooperating teacher and the faculty supervisor that the student has satisfactorily completed student teaching for each licensure sought.

An acceptable score on standardized professional field competency assessments.

Career Directions

Adult Educator
Community Education Coordinator
Curriculum Developer
Education Specialist
Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, Secondary Teacher
Training Manager
Youth Program Director
Also: Graduate Study