Master of Tribal Administration & Governance
University of Minnesota-Duluth

Program Details

Intended for council members, tribal leaders or tribal administrators, UMD offers this online Master of Tribal Administration and Governance (MATG).  You’ll build the skills and knowledge to effectively work within a tribal government, learning from legal, cultural and political perspectives.  Communication, project management, fiscal management and human resource skills are all strengthened and integrated into your studies.  There are program requirements for in-person, live meetings, but there is the option to attend these sessions virtually.  Curriculum likely involves:

  • Principles of Tribal Sovereignty
  • Applied Leadership & Ethics
  • Tribal Finance, Accounting & Budgets

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Minnesota-Duluth is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent