• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $715.80 per credit (resident and nonresident)
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Certificate
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: August 1; Spring: January 1
  • Campus
  • College
    College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Department
    American Indian Studies

Designed to meet the professional needs of individuals interested in tribal governance and tribal relations. The courses in this program emphasize the inherent authority of tribal nations, federal Indian policy, and the legal status of tribes as contemplated within federal courts.

This certificate ensures students understand fundamental governance and legal principles associated with tribal nations and prepares them to participate in tribal governance and tribal relations.

Required Courses

  • MTAG 5110 – Principles of Tribal Sovereignty I (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5120 – Principles of Tribal Sovereignty II (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5530 – Federal Indian Law I (3 cr)
  • MTAG 5540 – Federal Indian Law II (3 cr)