The GTL program varies in length due to the differences in students' undergraduate education. Typically, students are able to complete the program in less than two years.
We highly recommend before you apply to the program to scan or mail the coordinator (listed below) of the site you will be attending, the following:
We will do an informal analysis of how many courses you will need to be licensed in the area you want to teach. We do this because program length varies due to our program being customized around your undergraduate degree and the Minnesota teaching standards in the area you want to teach.
Recruitment Counselor, Graduate and Extended Studies
St. Cloud Campus
The master's degree requires completion of 34 graduate-level credits. If students completed some of the licensure requirements at the undergraduate level, they may take electives from our other graduate programs, our professional development courses, or a maximum of 6 graduate credits transferred in from another accredited institution.
Course numbers and descriptions are currently being finalized and will be added soon. Check back for more information.