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Now accepting applications for master's degree program in Education

Posted: Tuesday, 16 May 2023
Sitting Bull College is pleased to announce that the Education Department is now accepting applications for Cohort 4 of the master’s degree in Education with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction.  Classes in this degree program will be in an online and online/hybrid format.  Applicants who do not have a teaching background are encouraged to apply.  Students who are not able to relocate to the Fort Yates area will be considered.  What this means is that they may be able to attend classes completely online, whereby the classes that are on campus in a hybrid format will be conducted also via Zoom.
Applicants may apply as early as January 1, 2023.  The deadline to apply to the program is July 1, 2023.  Cohort 4 will begin the third week in August.  Applicants will need to send their application materials to Lisa McLaughlin at Sitting Bull College.  Please contact her with questions at or (701) 854-8020. 
Here are some key highlights about the program:
  • Cohort 4 will begin August 2023
  • Chapters 1 and 2 of the thesis are integrated into semesters 1 and 2 courses
  • Cohort 4 will be completed all online or in an online/hybrid format
  • This will be a two-year cohort (i.e., 5 semesters)
  • Students without a teaching degree are encouraged to apply
  • No more than 15 graduate students per cohort
  • Students will take 6 credits during the regular school year and 8 credits the first summer
  • Individualized attention with small class sizes
  • Online and hybrid courses
  • Individualized attention with small class sizes
  • Individuals unable to relocate may be able to complete coursework online and via Zoom
  • The cost is $350 per credit at 32 credits, plus the cost of textbooks and SBC fees
  • Adequate on-campus technology and facilities
  • Adequate online library databases for conducting research
  • Funding of courses is through grants, scholarships, or out-of-pocket
Please email Dr. Travis Frank at or call his office at (701) 854-8016 if you have questions about the program.