Skilled, Compassionate Professionals

The Graduate School of Education provides educational experiences aimed at transforming practice, cultivating leadership, and promoting social responsibility. 

Our programs integrate research, real world contexts, and innovation to develop educational leaders and reflective practitioners.

The Saint Mary's Experience

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota’s graduate programs offer a convenient, affordable, education taught by experts in the field. No matter where you are in your career, a Saint Mary’s education empowers you in a supportive community to set goals and work toward ones you never even imagined.

Program Offerings By Interest

Choosing graduate-level programming and coursework depends largely on where you are in your career. Whether you want to switch career tracks after undergrad and become a teacher, maintain your licensure, obtain a certification for a pay grade raise, or become an administrator, see the groupings below for programs applicable to your situation.

The following programs may fit your situation. If you have any questions about choosing a program, please contact our admission staff.

The following programs may fit your situation. If you have any questions about choosing a program, please contact our admission staff.

The following programs may fit your situation. If you have any questions about choosing a program, please contact our admission staff.

Program Locations

The Graduate School of Education programs are offered at our Twin Cities, Apple Valley, Oakdale, Winona, and Rochester locations, cohorts throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, and online.



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Learn more about the convenient doctoral and master’s programs that Saint Mary’s offers to help advance you in your career.

Connect With Us

Michelle Dougherty, M.A.

SGPP Admission - Enrollment Counselor Graduate School of Education

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH112

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5122

mdougher@smumn.edu