About Minnesota State University Mankato
Minnesota State University Mankato (MSU) is a public university part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. The university was founded in 1868 as Mankato Normal School.
The university is divided into six college: Allied Health and Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Business, Education, Science, Engineering and Technology and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The university offers 158 undergraduate programs, including 16 preprofessional programs, and 82 graduate programs.
Master of Fine Arts degree is offered by MSU as the first institution in United States which has provided this programme. The doctorates are offered in nursing practice, education, and psychology.