2017-18 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs

Certificates

Minot State University offers options for Certificate Programs and Certificate of Completion. Students who receive only a certificate do not walk in commencement unless they have earned a bachelors degree at the same time.

A Certificate of Completion is awarded for an undergraduate course of study with less than 16 credit hours, or a non-credit course of study. At least one quarter of the semester hours must be earned through Minot State University. Certificates of Completion are annotated on an academic transcript; however, Certificate of Completion programs will not be recognized at commencement ceremonies.

Certificate Programs consist of at least 16 semester hours of coursework and typically include few General Education courses. At least one quarter of the semester hours must be earned through Minot State University. Completion of a Certificate Program will be annotated on an academic transcript; however, Certificate Programs will not be recognized at commencement ceremonies.