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Academics

From liberal arts to science and engineering, our students work with field-shaping faculty and researchers. We create classrooms, research opportunities, and community engagement experiences that prepare students to be leaders, innovators, and global citizens.

Undergraduate Majors

The undergraduate experience is all about discovering yourself, from preparing for a profession that excites you to building—from scratch—everything from your résumé to a solar car.

Whatever you want to explore, you can find it at the University of Minnesota.

Major College
Accounting B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Acting B.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics B.A.E.M. College of Science and Engineering
African American and African Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Agricultural and Food Business Management B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Agricultural Education B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Agricultural Industries and Marketing B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
American Indian Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
American Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Animal Science B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Anthropology B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Apparel Design B.S. College of Design
Applied Economics B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Architecture B.D.A. College of Design
Architecture B.S. College of Design
Art B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Art B.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Art History B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Asian Languages and Literatures B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Astrophysics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Astrophysics B.S.Astrop. College of Science and Engineering
Bachelor of Individualized Studies B.I.S. College of Liberal Arts
Biblical Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Biochemistry B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Biology B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Biology, Society, and Environment B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Biomedical Engineering B.Bm.E. College of Science and Engineering
Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering B.B.E. College of Science and Engineering
Bioproducts Marketing and Management B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Business and Marketing Education B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Career and Technical Education B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Chemical Engineering B.Ch.E. College of Science and Engineering
Chemistry B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Chemistry B.S.Chem. College of Science and Engineering
Chicano-Latino Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Child Psychology B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Child Psychology B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Civil Engineering B.C.E. College of Science and Engineering
Classics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Communication Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Computer Engineering B.Comp.E. College of Science and Engineering
Computer Science B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Computer Science B.S. Comp.Sc. College of Science and Engineering
Construction Management B.A.Sc. College of Continuing Education
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Dance B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Dance B.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Dental Hygiene B.S.D.H. School of Dentistry
Dental Therapy B.S. School of Dentistry
Early Childhood Education: Foundations B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Earth Sciences B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Earth Sciences B.S. College of Science and Engineering
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Economics - Quantitative Emphasis B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Economics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Economics B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Electrical Engineering B.E.E. College of Science and Engineering
Elementary Education: Foundations B.S. College of Education and Human Development
English B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Entrepreneurial Management B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Environmental Engineering B.Env.E College of Science and Engineering
Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Family Social Science B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Finance & Risk Management Insurance B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Finance B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Fisheries and Wildlife B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Food Science B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Food Systems B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Forest and Natural Resource Management B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
French and Italian Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
French Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Geoengineering B.GeoE. College of Science and Engineering
Geography B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Geography B.S. College of Liberal Arts
German, Scandinavian, Dutch B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Global Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Graphic Design B.F.A. College of Design
History B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Housing Studies B.S. College of Design
Human Resource Development B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Human Resources and Industrial Relations B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Individually Designed Interdepartmental B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Industrial and Systems Engineering B.I.Sy.E. College of Science and Engineering
Information Technology Infrastructure B.A.Sc. College of Continuing Education
Integrated Degree Program B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Inter-College Program B.A. College of Continuing Education
Inter-College Program B.S. College of Continuing Education
Interior Design B.S. College of Design
International Business B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Italian Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Jewish Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Journalism B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Kinesiology B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Landscape Design and Planning B.E.D. College of Design
Linguistics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Management Information Systems B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Manufacturing Operations Management B.A.Sc. College of Continuing Education
Marketing B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Materials Science and Engineering B.Mat.S.E. College of Science and Engineering
Mathematics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Mathematics B.S.Math. College of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering B.M.E. College of Science and Engineering
Medical Laboratory Sciences B.S. Center for Allied Health Programs
Microbiology B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Mortuary Science B.S. Medical School
Multidisciplinary Studies B.A. College of Continuing Education
Multidisciplinary Studies B.S. College of Continuing Education
Music B. Mus. College of Liberal Arts
Music B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Music Education B. Mus College of Liberal Arts
Music Therapy B. Mus. College of Liberal Arts
Neuroscience B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Nursing B.S.N. School of Nursing
Nutrition B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Philosophy B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Physics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Physics B.S. Phys. College of Science and Engineering
Physiology B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Plant Biology B.S. College of Biological Sciences
Plant Science B.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Political Science B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Psychology B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Psychology B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Public & Nonprofit Management B.S.B Carlson School of Management
Recreation, Park and Leisure Studies B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Religious Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Retail Merchandising B.S. College of Design
Russian B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Sociology B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Sociology B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Spanish and Portuguese Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Spanish Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Special Education B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Sport Management B.S. College of Education and Human Development
Statistics B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Statistics B.S. Stat. College of Science and Engineering
Studies in Cinema and Media Culture B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Supply Chain & Operations Management B.S.B. Carlson School of Management
Technical Writing and Communication B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Theatre Arts B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Urban Studies B.A. College of Liberal Arts
Urban Studies B.S. College of Liberal Arts
Youth Studies B.S. College of Education and Human Development
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Graduate and Professional Student Programs

Do you have a bachelor's degree? More than 200 graduate and professional degree programs are available through the University of Minnesota.

Major College
Accountancy M.Acc Carlson School of Management
Adult Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Agricultural Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
American Studies M.A. College of Liberal Arts
American Studies Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Animal Sciences M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Animal Sciences Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Anthropology M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Anthropology Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Applied Economics M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Applied Economics Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Applied Kinesiology M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Applied Plant Sciences M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Applied Plant Sciences Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Architecture M.Arch. College of Design
Architecture M.S. College of Design
Art History M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Art History Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Art M.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Arts and Cultural Leadership M.P.S. College of Continuing Education
Asian Literatures, Cultures, and Media M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Asian Literatures, Cultures, and Media Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Astrophysics M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Astrophysics Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Audiology Au.D. College of Liberal Arts
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics M.S. Graduate School
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics Ph.D. Graduate School
Bioethics M.A. Graduate School
Biological Sciences M.B.S. College of Continuing Education
Biomedical Engineering M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology M.S. Graduate School
Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology Ph.D. Graduate School
Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics M.S. Graduate School
Biophysical Sciences and Medical Physics Ph.D. Graduate School
Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Eng and Mgmt M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Biostatistics M.P.H. School of Public Health
Biostatistics M.S. School of Public Health
Biostatistics Ph.D. School of Public Health
Business Administration M.B.A. Carlson School of Management
Business Administration Ph.D. Carlson School of Management
Business Analytics M.S. Carlson School of Management
Business and Industry Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Business Research M.S. Carlson School of Management
Business Taxation M.B.T. Carlson School of Management
Chemical Engineering M.Ch.E. College of Science and Engineering
Chemical Engineering M.S.Ch.E. College of Science and Engineering
Chemical Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Chemical Physics M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Chemical Physics Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Chemistry M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Chemistry Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Child Psychology M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Child Psychology Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Civil Engineering M.C.E. College of Science and Engineering
Civil Engineering M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Civil Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Classical and Near Eastern Studies M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Classical and Near Eastern Studies Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Clinical Research M.S. School of Public Health
Cognitive Science Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Communication Studies M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Communication Studies Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Community Health Promotion M.P.H. School of Public Health
Comparative and Molecular Biosciences M.S. College of Veterinary Medicine
Comparative and Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. College of Veterinary Medicine
Comparative Literature M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Comparative Literature Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Computer Science M.C.S. College of Science and Engineering
Computer Science M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Computer Science Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Conservation Biology M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Conservation Biology Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Creative Writing M.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Data Science M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Dental Hygiene M.S.D.H. School of Dentistry
Dental Therapy M.D.T. School of Dentistry
Dentistry M.S. School of Dentistry
Design M.A. College of Design
Design M.F.A. College of Design
Design M.S. College of Design
Design Ph.D. College of Design
Development Practice M.D.P. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Doctor of Dental Surgery D.D.S. School of Dentistry
Doctor of Medicine M.D. Medical School
Doctor of Nursing Practice D.N.P. School of Nursing
Doctor of Pharmacy Pharm.D. College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine D.V.M. College of Veterinary Medicine
Early Childhood Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Earth Sciences M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Earth Sciences Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior M.S. College of Biological Sciences
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Ph.D. College of Biological Sciences
Economics M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Economics Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Education, Curriculum, and Instruction M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Education, Curriculum, and Instruction Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Educational Psychology M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Educational Psychology Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Electrical Engineering M.S.E.E. College of Science and Engineering
Electrical Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
English M.A. College of Liberal Arts
English Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Entomology M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Entomology Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Environmental Health M.P.H. School of Public Health
Environmental Health M.S. School of Public Health
Environmental Health Ph.D. School of Public Health
Environmental Restoration Engineering and Science M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Epidemiology M.P.H. School of Public Health
Epidemiology M.S. School of Public Health
Epidemiology Ph.D. School of Public Health
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology M.S. College of Pharmacy
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Ph.D. College of Pharmacy
Experimental Surgery M.S. Exp.Surg. Medical School
Family Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Family Social Science M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Family Social Science Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Feminist Studies M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Feminist Studies Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Financial Mathematics M.F.M. College of Science and Engineering
Food Science M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Food Science Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
French M.A. College of Liberal Arts
French Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Geoengineering M.GeoE. College of Science and Engineering
Geoengineering M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Geographic Information Science M.G.I.S. College of Liberal Arts
Geography M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Geography Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Germanic Studies M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Germanic Studies Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Health Care Administration M.H.A. School of Public Health
Health Communication M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Health Informatics M.H.I. Graduate School
Health Informatics M.S. Graduate School
Health Informatics Ph.D. Graduate School
Health Journalism and Communication M.A. Graduate School
Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration M.S. School of Public Health
Health Services Research, Policy, and Administration Ph.D. School of Public Health
Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
History M.A. College of Liberal Arts
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine M.A. Graduate School
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine Ph.D. Graduate School
History Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Horticulture M.P.S. College of Continuing Education
Human Factors and Ergonomics M.S. College of Design
Human Factors and Ergonomics Ph.D. College of Design
Human Resource Development M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Human Resources and Industrial Relations M.A. Carlson School of Management
Industrial and Systems Engineering M.S.I.SY.E. College of Science and Engineering
Industrial and Systems Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Infrastructure Systems Management and Engineering M.S.I.S.M.E College of Science and Engineering
Integrated Behavioral Health M.P.S. College of Continuing Education
Integrated Biosciences M.S. Graduate School
Integrated Biosciences Ph.D. Graduate School
Integrative Biology and Physiology M.S. Medical School
Integrative Biology and Physiology Ph.D. Medical School
Integrative Health & Wellbeing Coaching M.A. Graduate School
Juris Doctor J.D. Law School
Kinesiology M.S. College of Education and Human Development
Kinesiology Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Land and Atmospheric Science M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Land and Atmospheric Science Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Landscape Architecture M.L.A. College of Design
Landscape Architecture M.S. College of Design
Leadership in Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Liberal Studies M.L.S. College of Continuing Education
Linguistics M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Linguistics Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Literacy Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Management of Technology M.S.M.O.T. College of Science and Engineering
Mass Communication M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Mass Communication Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Master of Laws LL.M. Law School
Master of Nursing M.N. School of Nursing
Master of Science Patent Law Law School
Materials Science and Engineering M.Mat.S.E. College of Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering M.S.Mat.S.E. College of Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Maternal and Child Health M.P.H. School of Public Health
Mathematics M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Mathematics Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering M.S.M.E. College of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Medical Device Innovation M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Medical Physics M.S. Medical School
Medical Physics Ph.D. Medical School
Medicinal Chemistry M.S. College of Pharmacy
Medicinal Chemistry Ph.D. College of Pharmacy
Microbial Engineering M.S. College of Biological Sciences
Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology M.S. Medical School
Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology Ph.D. Medical School
Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics M.S. Graduate School
Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics Ph.D. Graduate School
Multicultural College Teaching and Learning M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Music D.M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Music M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Music M.M. College of Liberal Arts
Music Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Natural Resources Science and Management M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Natural Resources Science and Management Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Neuroscience M.S. Medical School
Neuroscience Ph.D. Medical School
Nursing M.S. School of Nursing
Nursing Ph.D. School of Nursing
Nutrition M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Nutrition Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Occupational Therapy M.O.T. Center for Allied Health Programs
Oral Biology M.S. School of Dentistry
Oral Biology Ph.D. School of Dentistry
Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Ed.D. College of Education and Human Development
Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development M.A. College of Education and Human Development
Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Otolaryngology Ph.D. Otol. Medical School
Pharmaceutics M.S. College of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutics Ph.D. College of Pharmacy
Pharmacology M.S. Medical School
Pharmacology Ph.D. Medical School
Philosophy M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Philosophy Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Physical Therapy D.P.T. Medical School
Physics M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Physics Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Plant Biological Sciences M.S. College of Biological Sciences
Plant Biological Sciences Ph.D. College of Biological Sciences
Plant Pathology M.S. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Plant Pathology Ph.D. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Political Science M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Political Science Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Psychology M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Psychology Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Public Affairs M.P.A. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Public Affairs, Ph.D. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Public Health Administration and Policy M.P.H. School of Public Health
Public Health Informatics M.P.H. School of Public Health
Public Health Nutrition M.P.H. School of Public Health
Public Health Practice M.P.H. School of Public Health
Public Policy M.P.P. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Rehabilitation Science M.S. Medical School
Rehabilitation Science Ph.D. Medical School
Rhetoric, Scientific and Technical Communication M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Rhetoric, Scientific and Technical Communication Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy M.S. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Scientific and Technical Communication M.S. College of Liberal Arts
Scientific Computation M.S. College of Science and Engineering
Scientific Computation Ph.D. College of Science and Engineering
Security Technologies M.S.S.T. College of Science and Engineering
Social and Administrative Pharmacy M.S. College of Pharmacy
Social and Administrative Pharmacy Ph.D. College of Pharmacy
Social Work M.S.W. College of Education and Human Development
Social Work Ph.D. College of Education and Human Development
Sociology M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Sociology Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Software Engineering M.S.S.E. College of Science and Engineering
Special Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Speech-Language-Hearing Science M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Sport Management M. A. College of Education and Human Development
Statistics M.S. College of Liberal Arts
Statistics Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Stem Cell Biology M.S. Medical School
Strategic Communication M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Surgery M.S. Surg. Medical School
Surgery Ph.D. Surg. Medical School
Teaching M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Theatre Arts M.A. College of Liberal Arts
Theatre Arts M.F.A. College of Liberal Arts
Theatre Arts Ph.D. College of Liberal Arts
Urban and Regional Planning M.U.R.P. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Veterinary Medicine M.S. College of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. College of Veterinary Medicine
Water Resources Science M.S. Graduate School
Water Resources Science Ph.D. Graduate School
Work and Human Resource Education M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
Youth Development Leadership M.Ed. College of Education and Human Development
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Continuing Education Programs

The University of Minnesota opens doors for those looking for learning opportunities. If you are an adult learner, you’ll find all sorts of flexible U of M programs to finish your degree, earn a certificate, or pursue professional development and personal growth.

You can enroll in an evening or online course through the College of Continuing Education (CCE). Credits earned through CCE’s Online and Distance Learning are recorded on your University of Minnesota transcript and are equivalent to credits earned on campus.

Our Faculty

Our 4,000 faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, plus the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among other bodies.

2014-15 Morse Award Recipient

Randy Fletcher lecturing.

Charles Randall "Randy" Fletcher


College of Liberal Arts

Shortly before commencing his teaching career at the University of Minnesota, Charles Fletcher overheard two high school seniors talking about college plans. One exclaimed that she wasn’t even considering the U of M because it “only cares about research.”

Accepting that as a personal challenge, Fletcher has spent his career delivering excellence in teaching. “Teaching is his passion, and his willingness to contribute is seemingly endless,” says a colleague. One student notes that he “has a unique teaching style that creates an unsurpassed learning environment.”

He is a highly effective mentor and adviser, particularly to undergraduate honors students; he meets with each of the approximately 100 students enrolled in the program, and is “willing to help with the most minute to the most major problems.” Fletcher has shown exemplary educational leadership as director of the department’s cognitive and brain area and by serving on the University Honors Program Faculty Advisory Board. He also developed an innovative honors research practicum course.

“In each [of my courses], I do my best to: a) make the material fun, or at least interesting, b) emphasize the process of creating new knowledge, and c) force the students to be active learners.”—Randy Fletcher

And he’s well known for his role in offering Psy1001 to more than 1,800 high school students through the College in the Schools program. One high school teacher says Fletcher “is an ambassador for the discipline and takes every opportunity to foster student interest in the field.”

Adds a former student: “There is not a single professor more dedicated to or more aware of students’ needs than Dr. Fletcher.”

Meet all 2014-15 Morse-Alumni awardees