Northern State University, a four year public institution, traces its beginnings to the Northern Normal and Industrial teacher’s institution, founded in 1901. Throughout the following century the college continued to grow, transitioning into a multifaceted academic facility, and in 1987, the school adopted its current Northern State University title. Today, the value of education at Northern State University is stated through its mission to provide “outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations and unparalleled co-curricular opportunities.”
Northern State University offers bachelor’s degrees, associate’s degrees, in addition to certificate programs and master’s degrees. Fields of study are housed in the following schools.
College of Arts and Sciences
School of Business
School of Education
School of Fine Arts
Northern State University offers courses and degrees that can be completed through the distance learning program. Programs include master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees and associate’s degrees.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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