Welcome to Teacher Education and Kinesiology

Does Minot State have the experience to teach you what you need to be the best teacher?  Yes!  Do we give you classroom experiences the first year?  Yes! Will you be prepared to work in the exercise and rehab environment?  Yes!  Explore our website to learn more.

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

  • Our new Academic Excellence Scholarship is available to qualified incoming freshmen. 
  • A record number of scholarships are now available at Minot State.
  • We are the most affordable university in the U.S. for out-of-state students.


  • Average starting salary for teachers is between $41,000 and $70,000.
  • 100% job availability to graduates if they are willing to relocate in the state.
  • Many faculty have worked in school systems bringing practical experiences to the classroom.

Student Opportunities

You can continue learning by being a member of MSCOPE (Minot State Club of Physical Education and/or the SNDU (Student North Dakota United) clubs.  By participating, you can build your resume by being a leader, volunteering, and making a difference in people's lives.  Your future job will benefit from your extra work.

Admission to Teacher Education

Admittance into teacher education programs is recommended the fall of the second year.  For complete requirements, see our teacher education acceptance information and checklist.

Internationally Recognized Faculty

The Department of Teacher Education & Kinesiology has a rich heritage at Minot State University. Educating professional teachers has been part of the university's mission since its founding in 1913. Through coursework and field experiences we help our graduates build the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors they need to deliver optimum learning experiences to their pupils.