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Welcome to the School of Education

Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, the School of Education offers  preparation for Minnesota's teachers and leaders. Our students are exposed to real-world problems and solutions, and the opportunity to develop skills across disciplines.

Dedicated attention, skill building and meaningful relationships are core to our student experience. Our students learn from educators who impart a balance of practical, professional knowledge grounded in theory, with ideas you can apply to your own career goals.

Our NCATE accredited programs reach a wide range of students. Whether you are an undergrad or interested in a career change, at the University of St. Thomas, our network of caring faculty, staff, students and alumni can help you achieve your goals.

NOTE: As of Spring 2018 the GRE is a requirement for ALL degree and licensure program applications. Applicants are required to submit an official GRE score report to complete their application.



Image of teacher working with young students.Community Partnerships

The School of Education partners with organizations and school districts to inject diversity into the workforce. Through programs such as the Saint Paul Public Schools Urban residency program, non-licensed education professionals are provided with an affordable, accelerated program to earn their Minnesota teaching license and master’s degree in 15 months from the University of St. Thomas.More on Community Partnerships

Gail Weinhold

Current Ed.D. student

School of Ed. - Testimonial“The faculty are committed to best practices, active learning and student-centered pedagogy. They not only teach content, but they model it as well by building relationships with students, facilitating engaging discussions and providing authentic assessment that stretches you as a lifelong learner. I have no doubt that at the end of this program I will be prepared, inspired and already at work moving ahead in my career and personal goals.”

Gail Weinhold
Assistant Professor of Education, North Central University

Featured Events

Oct 01 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Online information session for the Department of Special Education programs. Led by Academic Advisor and Instructor Barbara Jo Stahl, Ed.S.