Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

Teaching License Information

Online Driver Education
Teacher Preparation Program

Driver Education Teacher Preparation is now available online!

St. Cloud State University is a fully accredited four year institution. The Driver Education Teacher Preparation program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Additionally the program meets the Minnesota Board of Teaching requirements and the teaching standards of effective practice.

All on-line TSE courses follow the Quality Matters (QM) format. The Quality Matters program provides professional development, a set of rubrics, and a course peer review process that work together to support faculty in improving the quality of online and blended courses. QM has received national recognition for its faculty-centered approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning.

Students in other states must check with their own state for specific licensure requirements.


About the Program

  • This 13 credit program consists of five courses (four online and one an approved practicum).  Course content is based on licensure requirements Minnesota. 
  • In addition to the online coursework, students will need to make arrangements to complete approved practicum activities in their own community with a licensed mentor.
  • Courses can be taken for undergraduate credit or for graduate credit.
  • Courses must be taken in sequence.  The entire 13 credit program can be completed in one or two semesters.  See the web site for specific scheduling information. 
  • Course materials include a text for each course.  Also required are two current driver education DVD’s. Contact www.husky.bkstr.comto order online.  Phone 320.308.1489
  •  Please plan to order your books and materials at least one month prior to the beginning of the class.


      Undergraduate: $312.40 + $5.62 student fees = $318.02 per undergraduate credit x 13 credits = $4,134.26.

      Graduate: $428.74 + $5.62 student fees = $434.36 per graduate credit x 13 credits = $5,646.68

Fees are subject to revision by the MnSCU Board.  Check for updated tuition information.



All program, course and registration information can be found at:

Registration deadlines for fall and spring semesters are listed on the web site. 



For additional information or assistance, contact:
Susan Erickstad,
St. Cloud State University
Center for Continuing Studies, BH 115

720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
320-308-5041 (fax)