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Plan Your Education by Exploring Career Possibilities

Minnesota State consists of 30 state colleges and 7 state universities with 54 campuses across the state and educates more than 340,000 students each year. In fact, 65% of Minnesota resident students are pursuing an undergraduate credential at a Minnesota State college or university and job placement in a related field of study is 89.5%. Minnesota State has the people, places, and programs to help you succeed. 

Skill Up

Do you need a new plan because your life circumstances have been changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Look at the skills you have now and see if they transfer to another job. Find short-term training options that can help you make a career change.


Are you contemplating college, but undecided on which Minnesota State major to claim because you want to first figure out what career to pursue? 

Among other things, our CAREERwise resource provides current information on job outlooks, descriptions, and wages.  You can also find resources specifically for Adult Learners.   

Continuing Education

Maybe you already have a degree or career, but want to learn a new skill or work toward your next promotion?

Through our colleges and universities at Minnesota State, you can take affordable, short-term, non-credit courses or workshops.

Career Centers

Looking for work, an internship or apprenticeship? Perhaps you need help or information to discover what careers are right for you?

Each Minnesota State college and university has a career center, where you can find career counselors, job postings of local employers, and more.

Career Planning Workbook

Find interactive activities to help you focus on your job search.  

Regional Careers in Demand

Learn more about what it takes to live and work in each Minnesota region.

Minnesota Regions


GPS LifePlan

GPS LifePlan helps students set goals and design plans for their future success.

Goals + Plans = Success

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