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Bachelor of Arts in Tribal Administration and Governance

  • Delivery: 
    Fully Online
  • Cost: 
    $457.54 per credit (MN resident); $624.70 per credit (nonresident)
  • Total credits: 
  • Credential: 
    Undergraduate Degree
  • Application deadlines: 
    August 1 for fall 2016
  • Campus: 
  • College: 
    College of Liberal Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Tribal Administration and Governance (TAG) combines business administration courses from the Labovitz School of Business & Economics with courses focused on tribal sovereignty, tribal governance, and federal Indian law and policy. Students will gain the capacity to provide strategic management and manage human capital in tribal contexts as well as understand significant federal statutes and policies that apply to Native nations. Graduates will be prepared to work for tribes and governmental and nongovernmental entities that work closely with tribes. 

Sample Courses

This degree requires 120 total credits, with 54 of those within the major. Here is a sampling of courses you might ake:

  • BUS 2400 Fundamentals of Organizational Management (2 cr)
  • BUS 2700 Fundamentals of Marketing (2 cr)
  • TAG 3206 Federal Indian Policy (3 cr)
  • TAG 4250 American Indian Diplomacy (3 cr)
  • TAG 4810 Best Practices in Tribal Administration (3 cr)

View a sample program plan. For more information, visit the online University catalog.