The mission of Graduate Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is to promote excellence in research, advanced career preparation and development, as well as personal and creative expression. Graduate Studies at MSUM introduces students to a community of scholars and learners who foster innovative efforts in the areas of discovery, creativity, scholarship and artistic expression. MSUM Graduate Studies is committed to excellence in all graduate degree and certificate programs.
American Speech-Language-Hearing AssociationMinnesota State University Moorhead’s graduate program in Speech-Language Pathology in the department of Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationMinnesota State University Moorhead's graduate Nursing program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Guidelines from national and specialty organizations were used to develop a curriculum that prepares graduates for certification examinations.
Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Minnesota State University Moorhead's graduate program in Counseling and Student Affairs has specialized accreditation for its Community Counseling, College Counseling, and Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education programs of study. The specialized accreditation is granted by CACREP which is an accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The program offers three CACREP accredited tracks in School Counseling (K-12), College Counseling and Student Affairs. Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) of the National Policy Board for Educational AdministrationMinnesota State University Moorhead's graduate program in Educational Leadership has received national recognition by the ELCC for their Elementary/Secondary Principal, Superintendent, and P-12 Principal programs.National Association of School PsychologistsMinnesota State University Moorhead's graduate program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists. NASP is an affiliate organization of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.National Council for Accreditation of Teacher EducationMinnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education as a five-year teacher education institution offering the degrees of Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Education Specialist.North Central AssociationMinnesota State University Moorhead is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools at the master’s degree-granting level and the Specialist level in Educational Administration (EdS) and School Psychology (PsyS).