College of St. Scholastica

Office of Graduate Admissions

Graduate Teaching Licensure


1200 Kenwood Avenue

Duluth, MN 55811

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Teaching Licensure

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

St. Scholastica's Graduate Teaching Licensure (GTL) program provides students with the benefit of earning a Minnesota teaching license while working towards a Master of Science degree. The program is designed for working professionals. Classes are taught in a blended online/on-campus format that usually limits in class time to 2 weekends (Friday or Saturday) per month. Students must be able to attend the on-campus portion of the program at the Duluth, St. Paul or St. Cloud campuses, located in MN. This is an innovative program designed to provide professional preparation of teachers for elementary, middle and secondary licensure. The program is: -Focused on student learning -Well grounded in research and best practices -Collaborative with the K-12 community -Committed to integrating diverse perspectives and educational technology We seek to prepare committed teachers who are firmly grounded in the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to promote student learning. The varied courses and field experiences enable students to develop mastery of the Standards of Effective Practice for beginning teachers. Earn your Master of Science degree while working toward licensure Our GTL program is designed to meet the requirements of a Master of Science while you are working toward your initial licensure. This means that you'll be able enter the teaching profession with a master's degree, giving you more earning potential, better credentials and a full understanding of how to be an effective teacher. If you're not interested in earning a Master of Science degree and just want your teaching licensure, we can accommodate your needs as well. Contact an admissions counselor for more information on this option.


St. Scholastica is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to offer degrees on campus and via distance learning as a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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