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Online Native American Leadership Programs

The Native American Leadership master’s and MBA programs at SE are unique and versatile—allowing you to lead in almost any industry. These programs are designed by tribal leaders to provide culturally relevant knowledge and skills for business management.

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Native American Leadership Degrees—100% Online

Earning your M.S. in Native American Leadership can set you apart in the business world. This accelerated, 100 percent online program can open job opportunities in a wide range of industries while providing you with a specialized skill set to work with tribal organizations and businesses.

Why choose a master’s in Native American leadership at Southeastern?

  • Affordable and accelerated: Earn your master’s in Native American leadership 100% online in as few as 12 months, for only $347 per credit hour.
  • One-of-a-kind programs: Gain culturally relevant perspectives to enhance your leadership skills and ability to work with tribal nations.
  • Simple admission process: Apply easily with no GRE requirement and transfer up to nine credit hours with approval from the program coordinator.
  • Personalized attention: We strive to keep our online classes small so we can maximize the personal attention each student receives.

Why study native american leadership at SOSU:

  • Affordable and Accelerated: Earn a respected M.S. in Native American Leadership online in as few as 12 months and for only $347 per credit hour.
  • One-of-a-Kind Program: The M.S. NAL program was designed through consultation with tribal leaders to provide you with culturally relevant perspectives to enhance your leadership skills and ability to work with tribal nations.
  • Simple Admission Process: No GRE is required to apply. Plus, SOSU allows a maximum of nine credit hours that can be transferred from another program with approval from the program coordinator.
  • Personalized Attention: We strive to keep our online classes small so we can maximize the personal attention each student receives.
  • High-Quality Instructors: Our faculty is experienced in all facets of education and committed to bringing you the most work-relevant education available.

Which Online Program Is Right for You?

Graduate Degree

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Native American Leadership

Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 36
Total Tuition $12,420*

Gain the diplomatic knowledge and skills you need to manage diversity as a strength in any business organization in the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Native American Leadership online program. In this accelerated, online MBA program, you will explore personal and organizational leadership, tribal sovereignty and contemporary issues facing the Native American population. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

As part of the MBA curriculum, you will examine issues that impact the daily operations of tribal governments such as economic development, health and education, social services, culture and language, and tribal governance. You will also gain a solid comprehension of fundamental business concepts. Students who do not have a bachelor's degree in business can meet the required prerequisites by completing four 1-week, online leveling courses. No GMAT is required for admission.

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Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Native American Leadership

Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30
Total Tuition $10,410*

Broaden your leadership skills and reach targeted audiences with the Master of Science in Native American Leadership degree. This online leadership-focused degree program is designed to equip you with culturally relevant knowledge and skills, giving you the tools to advance your career within the tribe or develop business relationships with tribal nations. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

In this one-of-a-kind program, you will gain strong leadership skills in communication, presentation, critical thinking and problem-solving. You will also gain a deeper understanding of the complex culture and history influencing modern Native American communities. The distinctive curriculum is designed by tribal leadership and covers historical, cultural and regulatory factors affecting business and leadership within the native community.

As a graduate of this online master's program, you will have the specialized cultural knowledge and advanced leadership skills you need to move forward in your career within the tribal nations. Common areas of employment include all aspects of tribal government at the state and federal level. The job market in certain areas of economic development have great potential: tourism, gaming and recreational activities including hunting and fishing.

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Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Education

Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30
Total Tuition $10,410*

Increase your understanding of the unique needs of Native American students with the Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Education online program. This degree program is beneficial to anyone who works with or for any tribe in the U.S. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

This degree program offers detailed coursework that includes a historical overview of Native American education, an examination of principles and practices in school administration and effective school operations management for this specific demographic.

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Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Healthcare Information Systems

Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30
Total Tuition $10,410*

The Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Healthcare Information Systems online degree program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University prepares you for success in any organization that has a need to store, secure and manage health information records for Native American tribes. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

This accelerated, online program gives you a detailed understanding of health information management and technology with an emphasis on the particular issues the Native American community faces. In this program, you will learn fundamental skills in health information management. You will also gain an understanding of federal law and funding for tribal healthcare systems.

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Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership

Duration As few as 12 months
Credit Hours 30
Total Tuition $10,410*

Gain the qualifications you need to develop sports or health and wellness programs within a tribal nation with the Master of Science in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership online program. This versatile degree program gives you the operational background – including sports management, finances and fundraising – that you need to move into sports administration in a variety of venues.

Coursework in this master's program includes the study of ethnographic cultures and indigenous customs, a survey of historical and contemporary developments regarding Native American education, and current topics in the Native American population that impact their education at a personal, tribal, state and federal level. No GRE is required for admission.

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Why Study Native American Leadership at Southeastern?

  • Affordable and Accelerated: Earn a respected M.S. in Native American Leadership online in as few as 12 months and for only $347 per credit hour.
  • One-of-a-Kind Program: The M.S. NAL program was designed through consultation with tribal leaders to provide you with culturally relevant perspectives to enhance your leadership skills and ability to work with tribal nations.
  • Simple Admission Process: No GRE is required to apply. Plus, SOSU allows a maximum of nine credit hours that can be transferred from another program with approval from the program coordinator.
  • Personalized Attention:  We strive to keep our online classes small so we can maximize the personal attention each student receives.
  • High-Quality Instructors: Our faculty is experienced in all facets of education and committed to bringing you the most work-relevant education available.

About the School of Graduate and University Studies

Consistent with SOSU’s mission to nurture lifelong learning, the School of Graduate and University Studies is committed to providing quality graduate education at affordable prices. Our programs respect the needs of working adults attempting to grow intellectually and expand career opportunities. The 100 percent online Master of Science in Native American Leadership program exemplifies our commitment to supporting the native heritage and community of our students.

Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Education

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $347 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Increase your understanding of the unique needs of Native American students with the Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Education online program. This degree program is beneficial to anyone who works with or for any tribe in the U.S. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

This degree program offers detailed coursework that includes a historical overview of Native American education, an examination of principles and practices in school administration and effective school operations management for this specific demographic.

Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Healthcare Information Systems

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $347 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

The Master of Science in Native American Leadership – Healthcare Information Systems online degree program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University prepares you for success in any organization that has a need to store, secure and manage health information records for Native American tribes. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

This accelerated, online program gives you a detailed understanding of health information management and technology with an emphasis on the particular issues the Native American community faces. In this program, you will learn fundamental skills in health information management. You will also gain an understanding of federal law and funding for tribal healthcare systems.

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Native American Leadership

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $345 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Gain the diplomatic knowledge and skills you need to manage diversity as a strength in any business organization in the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Native American Leadership online program. In this accelerated, online MBA program, you will explore personal and organizational leadership, tribal sovereignty and contemporary issues facing the Native American population. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

As part of the MBA curriculum, you will examine issues that impact the daily operations of tribal governments such as economic development, health and education, social services, culture and language, and tribal governance. You will also gain a solid comprehension of fundamental business concepts. Students who do not have a bachelor's degree in business can meet the required prerequisites by completing four 1-week, online leveling courses. No GMAT is required for admission.

Master of Science in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $347 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Gain the qualifications you need to develop sports or health and wellness programs within a tribal nation with the Master of Science in Sports Administration – Native American Leadership online program. This versatile degree program gives you the operational background – including sports management, finances and fundraising – that you need to move into sports administration in a variety of venues.

Coursework in this master's program includes the study of ethnographic cultures and indigenous customs, a survey of historical and contemporary developments regarding Native American education, and current topics in the Native American population that impact their education at a personal, tribal, state and federal level. No GRE is required for admission.

Master of Science in Native American Leadership

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $347 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 4/22/24 Start class: 5/6/24

Broaden your leadership skills and reach targeted audiences with the Master of Science in Native American Leadership degree. This online leadership-focused degree program is designed to equip you with culturally relevant knowledge and skills, giving you the tools to advance your career within the tribe or develop business relationships with tribal nations. You do not need to identify as Native American to obtain this degree.

In this one-of-a-kind program, you will gain strong leadership skills in communication, presentation, critical thinking and problem-solving. You will also gain a deeper understanding of the complex culture and history influencing modern Native American communities. The distinctive curriculum is designed by tribal leadership and covers historical, cultural and regulatory factors affecting business and leadership within the native community.

As a graduate of this online master's program, you will have the specialized cultural knowledge and advanced leadership skills you need to move forward in your career within the tribal nations. Common areas of employment include all aspects of tribal government at the state and federal level. The job market in certain areas of economic development have great potential: tourism, gaming and recreational activities including hunting and fishing.

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