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Native American Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The programme

The  Native American Studies major at the Northern Michigan University is designed for both Native American and non-Native American students so they can better understand human similarities and differences as well as recognize the contributions that Native Americans have made to the world, thereby widening the multicultural curriculum of Northern Michigan University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    122 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Native American Studies First Year Experience Seminar
  • Native American Experience 
  • Michigan & Wisconsin Tribal Relations
  • Tribal Law and Government
  • History of Indian Boarding School Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Pay your $35 application fee

  • Submit your official academic documents

  • Submit Your Official English Language Test Scores

  • Submit Your Certification of Finances

  • Additional Step for First-Year Students: Submit Official SAT/ACT Test Results - Only students from the U.S. and Canada are required to submit an SAT or ACT score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17179 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17179 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    17176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17176 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11678 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Marquette

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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