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Office of the President

Welcome

Welcome to Minot State University! Please explore our website and learn about all that Minot State has to offer.

Coming off a highly successful centennial celebration during 2013-14, MSU is excited to enter our second century of delivering high-quality educational opportunities. Minot State remains as committed as ever to our core values devoted to teaching and learning with excellence, integrity, and engagement; serving students and others respectfully and responsibly; following high ethical and moral principles; and supporting the values of community and place where all community members are valued and respected.

Offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs, high-quality education at Minot State University is provided in such diverse fields from communication disorders to nursing to business to the fine arts to criminal justice to the sciences to education to psychology to computer science, and so much more. I am confident we will have an academic program that is right for you! While attending Minot State, you will have ample opportunities to be engaged in activities such as research, service learning, civic activities, performances, clubs and organizations, volunteerism, and more.

We are at a unique time in the history of North Dakota - a time of tremendous growth and prosperity. Minot State University is excited to play an important role in North Dakota's future, and we look forward to you joining us on this important journey helping North Dakota succeed. Our students are the future. We not only expect the best from our students, but also our faculty and staff, so we equip them with the best in every aspect of their experience at MSU.

Come visit us, so you can see firsthand our commitment to excellence. We look forward to seeing you on campus, and Go Beavers!

Steven Shirley, Ph.D.
President