Graduate Studies

Master of Business Administration

Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program prepares you with skills to innovate, collaborate, and lead effectively and efficiently. In this program, you will experience a rigorous involvement into the nature of business functions and processes and will learn through experiences and reflection. After completing this program, you will be prepared for advanced positions in the business environment that require critical and innovative thinking.

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Master of Education in Elementary Education

The Master of Education in Elementary Education program is designed specifically for elementary education teachers to gain a deeper understanding of current methods and research associated with teaching in the elementary classroom by exploring key areas such as cross-curricular literacy, language arts and math instruction, and integrating technology purposefully for younger learners.

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Master of Entrepreneurship

The Master of Entrepreneurship (ME) program provides a rigorous immersion into the nature of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial process. The ME is targeted to students who have a passion for entrepreneurship in for-profit, nonprofit, or public sector contexts. Creative and critical thinking as well as decision making will be emphasized in this program.

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Master of Arts in Teaching

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) prepares highly qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher ed. graduates as secondary school teachers. The program is designed for individuals without teaching credentials but who have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree and wish to become a teacher in an expeditious fashion. The MAT is not an advanced credential for practicing teachers but rather a graduate pathway to teacher licensure.

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Master of Arts in Teaching - Athletic Educational Leadership Track

The Athletic Educational Leadership track of the Master of Arts in Teaching prepares highly qualified mid-career professionals and recent higher ed. graduates to advance their coaching or athletic administration career. The program is designed for individuals who have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree and wish to pursue a master’s degree to advance their career and opportunities in the coaching or athletic administration arena. 

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Teacher Education Graduate Courses

Dickinson State University offers graduate coursework that can be used for continuing teacher education or transferred to other institutions.

For current teachers interested in earning a Master of Education degree, the five graduate courses at DSU can be transferred to Minot State University through a transfer agreement. Remaining courses for the degree can be completed online or from a distance through Minot State.

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