Master of Tribal Administration & Governance

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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. Students in the program may already serve as tribal administrators, council members or tribal leaders. Students who currently work or aspire to work professionally in tribal governments or management positions will benefit from this program, which emphasizes both the acquisition of academic knowledge and the application of practical skills. 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. Traditional language and culture is an important thread throughout the program. Program delivery is designed to accommodate working professionals and support existing commitments to families and home communities. 

The entire program is designed to serve working adults offering weekend and online classes.  Weekend sessions meet four times per semester on Friday evening and all day Saturday; students may attend in person or participate by remote connection for weekend sessions.

Accepting applications for Fall 2016, apply online today!