Academic Affairs


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Colleges and Schools

St. Cloud State University is organized into six autonomous colleges and schools, with two schools embedded in the colleges. Colleges and schools offer undergraduate and graduate preparation and programs, and support the work of faculty and students.

The College of Liberal Arts offers major and minor programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, as well as professional and graduate programs in 13 departments.

The School of the Arts is committed to excellence in the visual, performing, and digital arts. SCSU is the only university in Minnesota to have the distinction of national accreditations in art, theatre, and music programs.

The Herberger Business School is one of only seven accredited business colleges in Minnesota. It includes eight major courses of study, as well as a Master of Business Administration program.

The School of Public Affairs prepares students for careers in the fields of planning and community development, criminal justice, economics, and political science.

The College of Science and Engineering provides learning and research opportunities for students interested in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, and more.

The School of Computer, Engineering, and Environment is designed to connect related programs from the College of Science and Engineering. The school includes 5 departments with 17 different majors and minor.

The School of Education prepares high-quality teachers, administrators, counselors, scholars, and other school and community professionals and includes a doctoral program in higher education administration.

The School of Health & Human Services educates students to be nurses, sports scientists, social workers, lab technicians, gerontologists, speech pathologists, counselors, teachers, and more.

The University College facilitates the transition to college and support student success through a wide range of first year academic support services.

The School of Graduate Studies administers over 60 advanced degree programs in five academic colleges. Annually, more than 3000 graduate students from over 30 countries work side by side with our full-time faculty.

Learning Resources Services provides contemporary academic library resources, services, and instruction. These enable SCSU community members to access, evaluate, apply, create, and communicate information in all formats through a variety of technologies that support teaching, learning, and scholarship.