Our College’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs prepare students to move into a variety of careers that support the physical, mental, social and emotional needs of individuals, families and our communities.

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Alcohol and Drug Studies

The undergraduate program in alcohol and drug studies prepares students to enter the addiction field or prepare for an advanced degree.

Athletic Training

The master's degree in athletic training prepares professionals to treat physically active patients as critical part of an integrated health care team.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Minnesota State University, Mankato's undergraduate and graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders prepare students for rewarding careers in speech- language pathology and audiology.

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Our state of the art facilities and world-class educators prepare students for a fulfilling career as a dental hygienist or an advanced degree as an Advanced Dental Therapist.

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science Programs offer science-based and human-focus degrees in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy or Sports Medicine. All paths emphasizes practical, real-world experiences.

Experiential Education

The Masters in Experiential Education program prepares educators and professionals for effectively and ethically leading, teaching, and facilitating experiential learning for ALL learners - all ages, all abilities, all cultures and all identities.

Family Consumer Science

Our degrees in Dietetics, Child Development and Family Studies or Foods and Nutrition all train future professionals to promote the well-being of individuals and families.

Family Consumer Science Education

Our undergraduate and graduate programs in Family Consumer Science Education will prepare you for careers educating or teaching in the areas of family consumer science.

Health and Physical Education

The undergraduate program in health and physical education empowers graduates to encourage all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs.

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This program is for undergraduate students who wish to earn a registered nurse licensure and a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Upon completion, students will earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing and will be eligible to sit for the national licensing examination (NCLEX-RN).

Physical Education & Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE)

The BS in Physical Education-DAPE program prepares future educators for teaching students in PreK-12 about how to live a physically active and health-enhancing lifestyle.

Pre-Professional Programs

With majors in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy, these pre-professional undergraduate majors are designed for students who plan to for apply to professional occupational therapy and physical therapy programs.

Recreation, Parks & Leisure Services

The Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services major offers career tracks in Leisure Planning and Management, Resource Management and Therapeutic Recreation.

Social Work

The Department of Social Work is home to BSSW and MSW programs that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Social Work prepare students for generalist and advanced generalist practice and for licensure as a social work professional.

Sport Management

The undergraduate and graduate programs in Sport Management prepare students for careers or advanced degrees around the business of sports.

Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

The master's degree in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology prepares graduates for continued study or fulfilling careers with athletes and physically active people through coaching, athletic training, health and wellness coaching, sports psychology consulting and more.