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Graduate Studies

  • MSU Moorhead’s nationally accredited graduate programs and certificates are a SMART INVESTMENT.

    Whether you’re preparing for a career change, a job promotion, or a leadership position, our flexible programs fit in with your busy life to meet your education needs.

  • Affordable + Value =
    A Smart Investment

    MSU Moorhead is an excellent value. Compare MSUM’s tuition to other private and for-profit colleges and even public universities, and you’ll see we are competitively priced. Our graduates prove the value of our programs.

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    Get more for your money!

    Average Cost Per Credit for Graduate Tuition

    Private Colleges & Universities
    Private For-Profit Colleges
    University of MN
    Private Colleges & Universities = $675.16
    Private For-Profit Colleges = $723.33
    University of MN = $1,422
    MSUM = $424.16
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  • What is 18 Online?

    18 Online provides the 18 credits you’ll need to become a qualified content area concurrent enrollment instructor. It’s the result of Minnesota House of Representatives bill H.F. 3326 and Senate bill S.F. No. 3062, which appropriated $3 million to provide curriculum development for the Northwest Regional Partnership continuing education program.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Graduate Degree
    Our professors are applauded for their flexibility in accommodating work, school and life responsibilities.
    Career Advancement
    Commitment to professional development may improve your leadership and management opportunities.
    Online and Personable
    Many of our programs are offered entirely online, but technology tools like Skype, Google Hangouts or Adobe Connect ensure personal connections with professors.
    Financial Reward
    The correlation between higher education and salary is clear, especially in some career paths.
    You can complete most programs in two years, or take four. Work at the pace your life allows.
    Expanded Opportunities
    A graduate degree in a field outside your undergraduate preparation may expand your career options.
    Industry Standard
    Some graduate degrees are required for entry-level employment. Our master’s degrees will equip you with the most current credentials.
    Personal Growth
    As a lifelong learner, you will enjoy personal satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment.

    MSUM is proud of its 126-year history of educating professional and community leaders

    Working with industry partners, our robust and relevant graduate degree options include counseling, education, business and healthcare; a multitude of graduate licensure options; and graduate certificates that certify skills in in a specialized area of knowledge or practice.

    Explore all of MSUM’s nationally accredited graduate degrees and certificates.

  • MBA Healthcare Management
    Tai Clark talks about the program’s quality, flexibility and personal connections.
    Our students produce the most compelling stories.
If you’d like more information about our programs or MSUM opportunities, chat with an admissions representative.