• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $715.80 per credit (Minnesota residents and nonresidents)
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Degree
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: August 1 (preferred; may apply throughout year)
  • Campus
  • College
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department
    American Indian Studies

The Master of Tribal Administration and Governance (MTAG) is an applied professional development degree designed to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work as an administrator in a tribal government. The curriculum is based on the roles that tribal administrators, leaders, and professionals play in formal and informal situations that support tribal sovereignty and self-determination.


Sample Courses

  • MTAG 5110 – Principles of Tribal Sovereignty I (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5210 – Administration Governance I (Strategic) (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5310 – Foundations of Leadership and Ethics in Indigenous Community Life and Organizations (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5430 – Tribal Finance, Accounting and Budgets I (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5530 – Federal Indian Law I (3 cr)

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