Departments and Programs

The School of Education at St. Cloud State University prepares future teachers, administrators, and other education personnel at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Through a variety of departments, centers and support offices, students enjoy many opportunities to pursue a variety of career paths in the field of professional education.

[+/-]Child and Family Studies (CFS)

Child and Family Studies prepares students for professional roles working with young children, parents and families in a variety of public and private settings.

Undergraduate Programs

Early Childhood Education - Bachelor of Science | Catalog Information

Early Childhood Education - Undergraduate Minor | Catalog Information

Graduate Programs

Early Childhood Special Education - Master of Science

Family Studies - Master of Science

Parent Education - Licensure

Early Childhood Special Education - Licensure

[+/-]Human Relations and Multicultural Education (HURL)

Human Relations and Multicultural Education is an interdisciplinary applied field committed to addressing questions of equity, self-determination, resource allocation and quality of life facing people around the world.

Undergraduate Program

Human Relations - Undergraduate Minor

Graduate Program

Social Responsibility - Master of Science

[+/-]Information Media (IM)

[+/-]Special Education (SPED)

Special Education is committed to preparing high quality teachers for students with disabilities

Undergraduate Programs

Special Education - Bachelor of Science

Special Education - Undergraduate Minor

Graduate Programs

Special Education - Master of Science

Academic and Behavioral Strategist Certificate

Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

Developmental Disabilities Certificate

Emotion/Behavioral Disorders Certificate

Learning Disabilities Certificate

Developmental Disabilities Licensure

Emotional/Behavioral Disorders Licensure

Learning Disabilities Licensure

[+/-]Teacher Development (ED/TDEV)

Teacher Development offers licensure programs for Elementary Education and Secondary Education, as well as students seeking teaching licensure in many areas, including:

  • Art
  • Birth-Grade 3
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese as a Second Language
  • Communication Arts & Literature
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Emotional Behavioral Disorders
  • Elementary
  • Earth Science
  • English as a Second Language
  • French
  • German
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Science
  • Math
  • Music – Instrumental
  • Music – Vocal
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • Social Studies
  • Technology Education

Undergraduate Programs

Elementary Education K-6 - Bachelor of Science

K-12 Education - Bachelor of Science

Secondary Education - Bachelor of Science

Graduate Programs

Curriculum and Instruction - Master of Science

Reading Teacher K12 Certificate

[+/-]Educational Leadership and Higher Education (ELHE)

Education Leadership and Higher Education is dedicated to offering students the opportunity to develop, advance and apply learning in leadership roles as a school administrator.

Educational Leadership and Higher Education (ELHE)

Educational Leadership and Administration (EDAD)

Educational Leadership and Administration - Master of Science

Educational Leadership and Administration Specialist - Certificate

Educational Leadership and Administration - EdD

Educational Leadership and Administration - Post-Master Sixth Year Certificate

Higher Education Administration (HIED)

Higher Education Administration - Master of Science

Higher Education Administration - EdD