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LCO Ojibwe College Announces Pilot Master’s Degree Programs

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College will offer limited pilot courses toward a Master’s in Management and in Human Services, Fall of 2021.

Graduates of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Colleges’ Bachelor’s in Business and Bachelor’s in Human Services will be offered priority of application into the respective Master’s Degree pilot courses. The deadline for this priority is August 20th.

Federal Student Aid is not available to students for these pilot courses. However, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College is offering limited scholarships to cover the cost of tuition and fees for students who meet admission requirements to enroll in any of the pilot courses.

“Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College is very excited to offer two first-ever Master’s degrees in Management and Human Services. Recently, the Higher Learning Commission approved LCOOC to offer two first-ever Bachelor’s degrees in Business and Human Services. The degrees are being offered as a result of overwhelming community requests, identified needs of tribal community leadership, and as an important goal of our strategic plan. Our role as a college is to offer programs and services that help our Ojibwe tribes meet their goals. According to President Russell Swagger these programs will be helpful in meeting tribal community needs in economic development and social services.”

LCOOC is currently seeking accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer fully accredited master’s degree programs. These pilot courses, along with submission of the necessary application materials were submitted Summer 2021, as part of the accreditation process.

To apply for these pilot programs, contact College Provost Lisa Munive at 715-634-4790 ext 132.

About Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing educationwhile advancing the language, culture,and history of the Ojibwe.

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college. Our focus is to help Native students advance themselves in the world, while studying their own history and language. We are an open-door institution which welcome sanyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow. LCOOC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation.

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