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Programs that Make a Difference

While the Education Department offers a variety of programs, all are committed to help students make a difference.

We will prepare you for your future with hands-on learning, practicum, student teaching experiences and a strong involvement in the Winona community.



  • Business Education [Grades 5-12]
  • Early Childhood [Birth – Grade 6]
  • Elementary Education [K- Grade 6] – Winona Campus
  • Elementary Education [K- Grade 6] – Rochester Campus
  • Physical Education [K- Grade 12]

Minors & Endorsements

College of Education

  • Coaching Minor [K- Grade 12]

College of Liberal Arts

  • Communications Arts/Literature Minor  [Grades 5-8]
  • Social Studies Minor  [Grades 5-8]

College of Science & Engineering

  • Mathematics Minor [Grades 5-8]
  • Science Minor [Grades 5-8]


  • Graduate Induction Program-MS  (Rochester campus)
  • Teacher Preparation Collaborative for post-baccalaureate students (Rochester campus)
  • Sports Management Leader in conjunction with Education Leadership Department