St. Cloud State University’s College of Education and Learning Design Expands Online Offering with Master of Education Programs Offering Flexibility and Accessibility

July 27, 2022 – St. Cloud State University announces the expansion of its online graduate degree portfolio, supported by Academic Partnerships (AP), beginning in fall 2022. The new programs online higher education will complement the existing portfolio of AP-supported programs. Online MBA programs.

Like its online MBA program launched in the spring, St. Cloud State designs these higher education programs with working professionals in mind, especially those who want to grow their careers but need the flexibility to balance personal goals and professionals.

“These new online accelerated programs create flexible opportunities for students to have access to exceptional faculty who are deeply committed to high standards and excellence in teaching and learning. Our staff are professionally prepared and readily available to provide full-time academic and student support. We have a systematic and supportive approach to assessing student performance that builds student confidence and achievement. We are proud that our faculty is involved in cutting-edge research and best practices to deliver experiences that go far beyond the classroom with a wealth of opportunities to engage candidates in authentic learning,” said said Dr. Jennifer Mueller, St. Cloud State College Dean. design of education and learning.

St. Cloud State’s College of Education and Learning Design programs offer active and applied learning, a practitioner-focused curriculum, and opportunities for hands-on experience. It is at the forefront of the field of education, with the University aiming to be an institution of choice for students seeking degrees in the fields of engineering and applied sciences, holistic health and well-being and leadership in all disciplines. This focus on high-demand areas while providing a range of opportunities for student success is the cornerstone of It’s time, the University’s strategic framework for the future. St. Cloud State is boldly rethinking the way it provides education for its students. This online, accelerated format is one of many new initiatives designed to meet the professional goals of students and the needs of top employers, in the region and beyond.

St. Cloud State University is a proud member of the Association for the Advancement of Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), a national accrediting body recognized by the Accreditation Council of higher education, demonstrating a long-standing record of academic excellence and leadership in the Region. Additionally, the College of Education and Learning Design and its Teacher Education Unit are leaders in revitalizing education in Minnesota and the country.

St. Cloud State’s education programs enjoy a long-standing reputation throughout the Midwest for challenging, innovative, and creative approaches to teaching and for training professionals well-prepared for the classroom. At the College of Education and Learning Design, students are the passion and academic excellence is the guiding principle.

Applications are being accepted and online classes begin August 22. Apply by August 8 for the following MS programs:

St. Cloud State is a leader in central Minnesota, providing superior education in more than 60 applied certificate, master’s, and doctoral programs. The College of Education and Learning Design prepares educators from pre-K through doctorate to meet the needs of learners, parents, and communities. Graduates play a vital role in the growth and development of individuals in schools and communities in Minnesota, the United States, and abroad. Students, alumni, faculty, and staff use their knowledge and skills to improve communities, contribute to a better and more equitable future, and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those they touch.

AP is a leading online facilitator focused primarily on adult learners and a partner of approximately 55 universities, primarily regional universities, across North America. AP helps these institutions expand access to high-quality, affordable, workforce-relevant education.

St. Cloud State and its faculty will ensure academic quality by managing all aspects of instruction, curriculum, and course content, while the PA will assist in outreach to prospective students and work collaboratively in an advisory role with faculty to help convert their courses online. format.

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About St. Cloud State University

Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State University prepares students for life, work, and citizenship in the 21st century on the banks of the Mississippi in St. Cloud, Minnesota. In its rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-life settings. With individualized student support, the institution’s 200 undergraduate degree programs, 60 graduate degree programs, and two doctoral programs serve more than 10,000 students. St. Cloud State is leading the way into the future by boldly changing the way it serves a new generation of students with a focus on research and innovation. Learn more about St. Cloud State University at

About Academic Partnerships

Based in Dallas, Texas, Academic Partnerships is an online facilitator that primarily helps public institutions of higher learning across North America bring their academic programs online and recruit and retain qualified students through end of the program. AP’s mission is to expand access to high-quality, affordable, workforce-relevant education, especially for active and mature students. Founded in digital innovation more than a decade ago, Academic Partnerships brings resolute dedication, an integrated set of services, and data-driven performance to our collaboration with our academic partners. For more information on innovative e-learning solutions, please visit

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