Mayville State University currently offers graduate degree programs and certificates in Teacher Education, Education, and Nursing.
Teacher Education has been a major focus of the MSU campus mission for over 125 years. MSU has a strong reputation for preparing qualified teachers for schools throughout the country with eighty percentage of the MSU graduates securing teaching positions in North Dakota. The master’s degrees and graduate certificate offerings provide professional level training to increase the number of master degree teachers, assists with addressing the teacher shortage areas across the state and graduate credit to assist teachers for licensure renewal and salary increases due to lane changes.
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program prepares registered nurses with broad knowledge and practice expertise that builds and expands on baccalaureate nursing generalist practice. MSU offers two MSN tracks focused on the role of the nurse educator and on nursing leadership and management in addition to graduate certificate programs in both track areas. Development of a fuller understanding of the discipline of nursing through mastery of the Essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing fosters engagement in higher-level practice and leadership in a variety of practice and academic settings. Promoting a commitment to lifelong learning, graduates seamlessly transition into a research or practice-focused doctoral program.