Find the right
education for you.

Students in classroom.


Build your foundation in the world of business.

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Interested in things like entrepreneurship, trade, marketing, or management? See yourself working in an office or maybe even in a fully-remote or hybrid role? Choose one of our 16 different Business Programs to pursue careers related to accounting, finance, or general business.


Gain career skills in
two years or less.

Student welding in class.

Career and Technical Programs focus on teaching specific skills for a profession or vocation. Like working with your hands or already know a four-year degree just isn’t for you? A technical program may be a great fit. Employers in trades like these often pay well and hire for positions with extremely high demand.


Launch your career
in helping people.

Students use technology to train for surgery assistance.

Our Health Science programs are for people who are interested in working in the medical field. If being of service to others and helping people stay healthy feels like part of your life purpose, this is a good area for you to explore. There are many different directions to explore.


Increase your reasoning and communication skills.

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These programs are designed to prepare you to easily transfer on to complete your degree at a four-year institution elsewhere. There’s something here for people who are artistically or musically inclined. Or anyone interested in things like languages, economics, psychology, sociology, or criminal justice.


Build your foundation in the world of business.

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One thing is for certain for graduates of any STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), you’ll have plenty of job security when you stay up-to-date in this cutting-edge field. That’s true whether you’re going into Data Science, CyberSecurity, or any of the 16 other specialties.

Wellness & service

Jump start your
hands-on career.

Student pouring flour in the Culinary Arts program.

We’ve got a unique department for students who are into Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Nail Care, Wine, Child Development, and more. Our hands-on studies will give you both the theory and hours of practical experience necessary to begin an exciting career in Wellness and Service fields.

Student doing lab work.
Student working in the CNC lab.
Students training in the cosmetology program.


Explore our
transfer pathways.

Similar to our transfer partnerships, we offer various academic pathways for students who want to start here and transfer to one of seven Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • Minnesota State University – Mankato
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Bemindji State University
  • Metro State University
  • Saint Cloud State University
  • Winona State University


Discover more
ways to learn.

If you’re looking to simply add another credit or two, or even take a mandatory continuing education class, we’ve got you covered.

  • Continuing education
  • Continuing education resources
  • High school summer camps
  • Work force training
  • Course schedule
  • Ed2Go online training
Hellen, a student at Saint Paul College.

Student stories


In 2022, Hellen enrolled at Saint Paul College, attracted by its professional staff and business programs. Since her enrollment, Hellen has been actively participating in student clubs and working at the Career Services office while thriving academically.

Loren, a student at Saint Paul College.

Student stories


Loren is a determined student at SPC, studying to earn an Associate of Arts Degree. Loren's decision to pursue her degree at SPC was spontaneous after she moved back to Minnesota from Baltimore, but has since unfolded into a pursuit of human service roles and playwriting.

Nathan, a student at Saint Paul College.

Student stories


From the green city parks of Hamburg, Germany, to studying psychology at SPC in the Twin Cities, Nathan's college journey is a testament to cultural immersion and academic curiosity.

Sher, a student at Saint Paul College.

Student stories


Sher is a soon-to-be graduate of Saint Paul College's Cosmetology program. Her journey at SPC has been marked by immense growth, knowledgeable guidance, and unwavering support from faculty and staff.

Darrial, a student at Saint Paul College.

Student stories


Darrail is a dedicated Early Childhood Education student at SPC. Originally from the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul, MN. Darrail chose to study at SPC for its community-oriented approach and the opportunities he saw unfolding around the school.