2018-2019 Academic 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 9 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 9 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.