Professional Development

To support and enhance employee success, Minnesota State offers many leadership, faculty, and staff professional development opportunities at both the campus and system level.


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There are many opportunities available to Minnesota State employees to enhance their job skills and develop their careers. New employees are provided with information to help them:

  • Understand their role and responsibilities as a state employee;
  • Perform their role safely; and
  • Be a part of the community at their campus and across the system.

Ongoing opportunities include:

  • Tuition waiver
  • Systemwide conferences and professional development days relating to professional fields
  • Job skills training, such as project management, technical systems, or diversity and inclusion

Many of our colleges and universities provide ongoing activities for faculty. In addition, Minnesota State faculty and instructional development provides a wide range of information and resources for faculty across the system, including:

  • Credentialing courses for faculty (both required and optional)
  • Teaching resources such as webinars and information to enhance classroom and online teaching
  • Faculty development events