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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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  • Internships are a great way to get real-world experience, enhance your job skills, test out a potential career, and get course credit at the same time. 

  • JOLT is a unique class especially designed for people interested in working in Juvenile Probation.Students receive training and then become mentors to juveniles on probation in either Blue Earth or Brown County.

  • The Aging Studies Program offers undergraduate minors, a Master’s degree, and a program to prepare students for Nursing Home Administration Licensure.

  • The Nonprofit Leadership Program offers an undergraduate minor as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates.

Department of Sociology and Corrections

Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Corrections. We strive provide programs of excellence with a diverse faculty and staff with wide ranging expertise. 

Graduate Programs

The Sociology Department offers Sociology Masters degrees with options in four distint areas of emphasis: General Sociology, College Teaching, Corrections, and Human Services Planning and Administration  

Social Justice Lecture Series

The Social Justice Lecture Series brings speakers who connect their scholarship to promoting social justice within their community and surrounding areas.