This 12-credit program is offered fully online.
Montana State University's new online graduate certificate in Native American Studies is the only program of its type in the world. Courses cover current and historical aspects of Native American art, law, culture and contemporary issues, and students will gain a deeper insight into the American Indians of Montana, the region and the nation. Credits earned may be transferred to a master's degree program in Native American Studies (at present, the Master's program is not wholly available online).
Courses currently open for registration are listed through Montana State Online (at certain periods during the semester, no courses will be listed)
- Bachelor's degree
- Admission as a graduate student to Montana State University
How to apply
- Send application materials as outlined below to the MSU Department of Native American Studies:
- A letter of intent (2-5 pages), introducing yourself and your interest in Native American Studies
- A CV or resume
- Two writing samples, preferably of an academic nature
- Transcripts from attended colleges or universities
- An MSU Division of Graduate Education application (this includes a one-time fee)
Submit materials to:
The Department of Native American Studies
2-179 Wilson Hall
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
Attn: Jennifer Woodcock
The program has a rolling application, and students may submit materials at any time.
For more information
Visit the Native American Studies Graduate Certificate page.
For information on admission to the online graduate certificate program or NAS master's degree, call (406) 994-3881 or email Jennifer Woodcock, email@example.com
To receive a brochure and/or notifications of upcoming courses, contact MSU Extended University: (406) 994-6683 or (866) 540-5660 (toll-free) or email ExtendedU@montana.edu