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Graduate Programs

The following graduate programs are available to graduate students.  Courses may be available online, through Interactive Television (to sites around Minnesota), and instructor led at off campus locations.  For more information on any of these programs and degree requirements, contact the department directly.  For questions about distance delivery options, contact the Center for Online Education at 320.308.3181.

Applied Behavior Analysis Master of Science

This online program is designed for those students who desire advanced academic and professional training in behavior analysis.  The M.S. program is available on campus and online.  Students may specialize by taking electives in areas such as: autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, behavior therapy, organizational behavior management, or community integration strategies for persons with challenging behavior.  The program is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis and by Minnesota Online (MnSCU).  Approved course work that meets the requirements for the Behavior Analyst Board Certification is also provided.  For more information, contact:

Dr. Kim Schulze

Criminal Justice Master of Science

The criminal justice graduate program is available in its entirety online and on campus.  Criminal justice is a decision making process that incorporates the management and control of crime and criminal offenders.  The objective of the criminal justice program at St. Cloud State University is to prepare and educate tomorrow’s leaders in such fields as domestic and international law enforcement, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, private security and the practice of law.  For more information contact:

Stewart Wirth

Information Media Graduate Programs

Information Media offers three certificates and a master’s program with three tracks available through distance education.

  • The Instructional Technology Certificate complements other majors, especially those in education and business. It may also be used as continuing education to upgrade skills.
  • The Design for E-learning Certificate is designed for persons interested in increasing their use of distributed learning technologies in schools, business, government, and industry settings.
  • The Library Media Specialist Certificate is designed for persons interested in licensure as a library media specialist but who do not wish to complete a master’s degree.
  • The Information Technologies track in the master of science degree program is designed for persons interested in increasing their use of information/instructional technologies in classrooms, schools, or business settings. This program builds on the Instructional Technology Certificate program to provide competencies needed to become a technology coordinator in a variety of settings.
  • The Educational Media track in the master’s program is designed for those interested in licensure as a library media specialist in public or private schools.
  • The Instruction Design & Training track is for those interested in organizational media management in business, industrial, governmental, and health fields. The degree is designed to prepare an individual with competencies in problem analysis, program development, resource management, personnel/performance evaluation, and instructional design. This track gives students the qualifications for undertaking a training or instructional design position, while at the same time developing the specific skills necessary for the practicing professional.

The certificates require 10 to 15 credits each. The master of science requires 39 to 42 credits. These programs are available both on campus and through distance technology. For more information contact:

Dr. Merton Thompson

Public Safety Executive Leadership Master of Science

This master of science degree is designed for mid-level managers in public safety.  The course work requires 36 semester credits in a non-thesis degree program. Classes are schedule in a semester system with delivery around the State of Minnesota through traditional and multidimensional media including electronic classroom and weekend formatted courses.  The six core courses are four semester credits each, totaling 24 credits.  For more information contact:

Mitchell Weinzetl

Regulatory Affairs and Services Master of Science

The RAS program focuses on the educational and career development of employees responsible for managing required regulatory approval processes in the medical device industry.  This program, the first in the country specifically focused on medical devises, will educate professionals to lead medical device companies through to the Food and Drug Administration and international regulatory processes designed to ensure new medical devices are safe and effective.  Classes are held evenings and weekends at the Twin Cities Graduate Center.  For more information contact:

Cathy Krier

Teaching English as a Second Language Master of Arts

K-12 ESL License can be completed through summer and ITV courses.  If you have a KL-12 or 7 – 12 license in another area and if you have one year of college foreign language, and with student teaching at a site near you, you can earn an ESL license and work toward an M.A. in TESL.  For more information contact:

Dr. James Robinson