Higher Education

Minot State University (MSU) is a fully-accredited university offering baccalaureate and graduate degrees, along with continuing education and online programs. MSU is accredited by 11 different agencies throughout the U.S. with over 80 undergraduate programs, 12 pre-professional programs, 14 graduate programs, and an average enrollment of 3,500 students.

“Minot State University was established over 100 years ago and is widely recognized throughout the state and across the region for its outstanding academic quality and strong educational standards.”
-Dr. Steven Shirley, Minot State University President
  • MSU ranked in 2018's Top and Most Affordable Online Colleges for Nursing.0WalkingUniversityAvenue13.JPG [source]
  • MSU's Master of Science in Communication Disorders was recognized as one of the Top Accredited Master's Degree Programs in the U.S. for 2018. [source]
  • MSU's out-of-state tuition rate is the third most affordable in the U.S. [source]
  • MSU ranked #1 in 2018's Top and Most Affordable Online Colleges for a Master's in Management. [source]
  • MSU was also named in the Top 16 Online Master's Degrees in Information Systems. [source]
Dakota College at Bottineau offers 42 career/technical programs or options leading to certificates of completion, diplomas, or AAS degrees. It also offers comprehensive university parallel/transfer coursework leading to AA or AS degrees. Programs of study include business, caregiver services, computer technology, education, health programs, and natural resources.

Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps provides a “no cost” education and career technical training to young people ages 16-24 in the following vocational trades: Advanced Auto Technician; Carpentry; Electrocardiogram Technician; Facilities Maintenance; Food Service; Health Occupations, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN); Medical Office Support; Office Administration; and Welding.