Mayville State is currently in the process of moving from Moodle, the current course management system, to a new system called Blackboard Learn. Due to this transition, some courses will be taught using Blackboard, while others will continue to be taught using Moodle. To find out which system will be used for your course(s), please view the lists on the "Is My Course in Blackboard or Moodle?" page.

Mayville State University has been recognized as one of the best colleges offering online classes and higher learning in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools. As a leading resource for campus and online learning, the site released its annual ranking for the 2017 school year, honoring Mayville State University for their excellence in online class offerings and extended learning.

Have you heard about the opportunity to earn your bachelor's degree from Mayville State University on the Lake Region State College campus in Devils Lake? Click here to learn more. Or, to earn your bachelor's degree from Mayville State on the Williston State College campus?  Click here to learn more.

At Mayville State, credits do not expire!  Your credits will transfer from accredited institutions, even if you completed coursework 10, 15, or 25+ years ago!  Check out the reasons to choose MSU Online degrees below.  

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MSU Online Office Information

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Extended Learning
Mayville State University
Main Building 102
330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257

Toll-Free: 1-800-437-4104
Phone: 701-788-4667 
Fax: 701-788-4656

Business Hours

September - May: 
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Central Time)

May - August: 
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Central Time)


Mayville State’s Extended Learning programs combine the flexibility of online and distance programs with the student-focused instruction of its on-campus programs.

Personal Attention: Distance class sizes are small, often less than 20 students per class section, so that you can receive personal attention from our experienced instructors.

Quality Instructors: The majority of our distance class instructors are full-time, on-campus instructors. This means you are receiving quality instruction from experienced university instructors.

Academic programs: Mayville State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Mayville State University is part of the North Dakota University system, and MSU is one of North Dakota's original colleges, since its establishment within the State Constitution in 1889. For more than a century, Mayville State has been training teachers and other professionals while maintaining the highest standards. 

Affordable: Don’t get stung by today’s skyrocketing tuition prices. Mayville State offers a high quality education at an affordable distance tuition and fee rate of $295 per semester hour.

Click on the menu on the right of this page for more online classes information. Contact us to talk about how Mayville State Extended Learning courses and programs can help you grow professionally, personally, and academically.



What’s important for my students is having the chance to advance their careers through research opportunities. They might not get or have access to those at other institutions. They can present their work at local, regional, and international levels. Imagine that scope!

- Dr. Joseph Mehus