The College of St. Scholastica's School of Education is accredited by both the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). Our streamlined pathways help you minimize the time you need to earn your degree so you can stay focused on your rewarding career path.
Earn Your Master of Education
The Master of Education has been consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Online Graduate Education" program
Benefit from curriculum focused on promoting student learning, technology integration, differentiated instruction and critical thinking
Choose from five concentration options — Literacy Instruction, Educational Technology, Culturally Responsive Practice, Computer Science Education or Professional Studies
Finish your M.Ed. in as few as two years
Study Buddy Scholarship available — Enroll with a friend or colleague and receive a $1,000 scholarship
Earn a Graduate Certificate
All of our certificates are offered in a 100 percent online format and credits earned may be applied toward the Master of Education program. Most certificates can be completed in just over a year.
Certificate in Literacy Instruction
Certificate in Culturally Responsive Practice
Certificate in Educational Technology
Certificate in Computer Science Education
Earn Your Initial Teaching License
B.S. Elementary Education Degree Completion Program
Individuals with an associate's degree can earn their bachelor's degree and Minnesota K-6 teaching license in just two years
Blended format of online/on-campus classes offered in the evening and every other Saturday
Offered at our St. Paul campus, conveniently located just steps from the Central Station on the Green Line
Graduate Special Education Licensure with an optional Master of Science in Teaching
100 percent online format
Earn your (K-12) license in little as 2 years
Our online program is designed so you can earn your K-12 Special Education teacher certification in a format that accommodates your life
Add 7 credits and earn an M.S. in Teaching
Graduate Teaching Licensure
Individuals with a bachelor's degree can earn their Minnesota K-6 or 5-12 teaching license in less than two years
Blended format of online and weekend classes offered at our St. Paul, St. Cloud and Duluth campuses
Option to earn a master's degree while working toward initial license for just 7 additional credits
Receive Program Info and Financial Aid Options
Detailed program overview
Personalized financial aid
Individual admissions support
Three Reasons to Enroll at CSS:
Among the Nation's Best
Participate in an education program that is nationally accredited by both the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).
All of our programs are offered in convenient online or blended formats and utilize cohort models established so you can connect with faculty and engage in peer reviews.
Affordably Priced Tuition
At The College of St. Scholastica, we are committed to helping ensure our quality education is affordable for you. That's why we continue to offer nationally regarded curriculum at a competitively priced tuition rate.