Become familiar with the resources and sites already available to you within your own university as you embark on program growth and development:
The Minnesota Modeling & Simulation Center is a great place to experiment with new ideas and to try out grand plans. The Center can identify growth opportunities and point out potential missteps before they happen. It can also help its clients become more efficient, more nimble, and more profitable as well (http://www.mnsu.edu/modsim/about/).
The Office of Insitutional Research, Planning, and Assessment (IRPA) serves as the official source of objective, research-based data about the University’s students, faculty, and staff; its programs and their effectiveness; its resources; and its peer institutions. (http://www.mnsu.edu/ipra/).
Graduate Studies at Minnesota State Mankato offers academic programs with national reputations taught by dedicated faculty who are outstanding teachers and respected scholars (http://grad.mnsu.edu/home.html).
The College of Extended Learning gives you access to quality education through a variety of options. Students can enjoy the benefits of a quality education from Minnesota State University, Mankato without having to go far from home. Numerous sites in Minnesota, from the Twin Cities to Minnesota’s southern communities, offer courses taught by Minnesota State Mankato faculty (http://www.mnsu.edu/ext/offcampus/index.html).
Continuing & Professional Education, a division of the College of Extended Learning, is the official reporting unit of continuing education at Minnesota State, Mankato. We offer workshops, seminars, and short courses to help working professionals better serve customers and clients (http://www.mnsu.edu/continuinged/).
Current Extended Learning Program Offerings – Click this site for a complete listing of current program offerings offered through the College of Extended Learning.
Also, consider hosting your program or course at an extended site or even online. Locations include:
Site Location: 7700 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55435
A variety of graduate courses and programs are already being hosted through Mankato @ Edina. Located within the Twin Cities metropolitan area, this recently expanded site is worth considering.
Site Location: 9700 France Avenue S, Bloomington, MN 55431
Consider partnering with an established community at Normandale Community College.
Site Location: 1001 Chestnut Street W, Virginia, MN 55792
Mesabi Range offers the benefit of reaching students from outside of the Twin Cities area.
Site Location: Online