Academic Affairs

Colleges and Schools

Schools and Colleges

St. Cloud State is organized into five 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.

College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts and the School of the Arts are led by Interim Dean Raymond Philip pot and
Interim Associate Dean Melissa Krause. 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 11 departments.

School of the Arts

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

Herberger Business School

The Herberger Business School is led by Katherina Pattit and is one of only seven accredited business colleges in Minnesota. It has eight major courses of study, as well as a Master of Business Administration program.

College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering is led by Dean Adel Ali and Associate Dean Maureen Tubbiola and provides learning and research opportunities for students interested in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science and more.

School of Computing, Engineering and Environment

The School of Computing, Engineering and Environment is designed to connect related programs from the College of Science and Engineering. The school has five departments with 17 majors and minors.

College of Education and Learning Design

The College of Education and Learning Design is led by Interim Dean King Banaian and prepares high-quality teachers, administrators, counselors, scholars, and other school and community professionals. It has a doctoral program in higher education administration.

College of Health and Wellness Professions

The College of Health and Wellness Professions is led by Dean Shonda Craft and educates students to be nurses, sports scientists, social workers, lab technicians, gerontologists, speech pathologists, counselors, teachers and more.

University College

The University College is led by Dean Feng-Ling Johnson facilitates the transition to college and supports student success through a range of first-year academic support services.

School of Graduate Studies

The School of Graduate Studies is led by Dean Claudia Tomany administers more than 60 advanced degree programs in five colleges. Annually, more than 3,000 graduate students from more 30 countries work side-by-side with our full-time faculty.

University Library

The University Library is led by Dean Rhonda Huisman and provides contemporary academic library resources, services and instruction. These enable campus members to access, evaluate, apply, create and communicate information in all formats through a variety of technologies.

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