As the job world continues to evolve with new industries and traditional fields of study changing with technology, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are leading the charge with dozens of new programs that go way beyond the traditional majors and programs like English, marketing, business, biology, and engineering.
While the schools of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system proudly offer cutting-edge takes on these traditional fields of study, you might not know about the incredible roster of offerings that go beyond these traditional programs. Here are 10 programs offered at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities that you might not have known are available right here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
If you have a knack for making the most of any space and want to turn that into a career in interior design, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities offer a number of different programs at different schools around the state.
Craft beers and ciders are a booming industry with a passionate following. Get into this growing industry with an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for brewing beer, cellar operations, and other professional positions in the commercial brewery or brewpub industry that also provides the knowledge for those interested in the position of beer steward, or in the beer sales and marketing industry.
If the outdoors and law enforcement are your passions, check out this program that covers marine law and marine operations, firearms drills, integrated weapons handling, shotgun firing, defensive tactics, mechanics of arrest, driving, off road vehicle training, and legal skills.
Weather is a daily subject of conversation, as it impacts everyone. Studying meteorology puts you on a path to a number of careers that go beyond just forecasting for TV and radio stations. Pursue your passion of weather with this program offering.
While we mentioned beer in our list, we can't forget about wine! If your passionate about a career either about wine making, the wine business, or the involvement of wine in the food industry, here are a couple programs to explore.
This just scratches the surface of the multitude of programs offered at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. You can explore all of the offerings by visiting their academic program finder.
This content was written in partnership with Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Minnesota State operates 30 state colleges and 7 state universities around Minnesota, offering a multitude of program options around the state. If you'd like more information about Minnesota State campuses and programs, click here.