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Master Online

Tribal Administration and Governance

University of Minnesota

12 months
Duration
1099 USD/credit 41762 USD/year
1099 USD/credit 41762 USD/year
693 USD/credit 26334 USD/year
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About

The Tribal Administration and Governance program of the University of Minnesota is an applied development degree for current or future tribal administrators, council members and tribal leaders. MTAG courses are designed to develop the knowledge and skills you need to work as an administrator in a tribal government.

Overview

The entire Tribal Administration and Governance program of the University of Minnesota is designed to serve working adults offering weekend and online classes. Weekend sessions meet five times per semester on Friday evening and all day Saturday; students may attend in person or participate virtually for weekend sessions.

Acquired Skills

  • explain and analyze the legal, cultural, and political contours of tribal sovereignty
  • formulate and apply effective approaches to strategic, operational, human resource, project, and fiscal management in tribal governance contexts
  • demonstrate effective applied research and methodological skills regarding tribal sovereignty, governance management, and leadership
  • demonstrate effective communication skills regarding tribal sovereignty, governance management, and leadership
  • identify, analyze, and apply the leadership qualities required of tribal administrators
  • demonstrate the globally contextualized intercultural competencies inherently necessary for effective tribal administration and governance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tribal Sovereignty
  • Administration Governance
  • Leadership and Ethics in Indigenous Community Life and Organizations
  • Applied Leadership and Ethics in an Indigenous Organizational Context
  • Advanced Tribal Administration and Governance (Human Resources)
  • Tribal Finance, Accounting and Budgets

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree - Anyone who has or will obtain a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a comparable degree from an officially recognized college or university outside the U.S. may apply for admission.
  • GPA - Preferred minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher for admission.
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from current or former professors who can assess your potential for graduate work. Other recommenders, such as employers, are also acceptable.
  • Personal Statement - The personal statement should include what you hope to get out of the MTAG program and accomplish in tribal administration and governance. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41762 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 693 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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