President: Dr. Monte Randall
College of the Muscogee Nation’s website: https://cmn.edu/
The College of the Muscogee Nation, the state’s premier tribal college, has degree programs to meet the unique needs of students seeking careers in the tribal sector. Degrees will also serve as a foundation for a bachelor’s degree.
College of the Muscogee Nation: Mission
The College of the Muscogee Nation is the institution of higher education for the Muscogee Creek Nation emphasizing native culture, values, language and self determination. The College will provide a positive learning environment for tribal and non-tribal students as citizens of a tribal and global society supported by teaching excellence and will offer exemplary academic programs that meet student, tribal, and societal needs. Through instructional quality and visionary leadership, the College of the Muscogee Nation will encourage lifelong learners, for personal growth, professional development, and intellectual advancement.
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Degree and Certificate Programs:
SSOCIATE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS GENERAL EDUCATION:
NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES:
The Native American Studies, Associate of Science, degree program is a specialized degree focusing on Mvskoke language or Mvskoke studies with opportunity for alternative tribal courses. Students will develop an informed and tribal-specific appreciation for historical, cultural, and language issues within the broad social contexts of Native North America. Native American Studies students develop a working knowledge to help preserve and record tribal history and strengthen culture and language.
The Tribal Services, Associate of Science, degree program emphasizes Administration, Human Services, and Health Services in the tribal organization. Students completing this program will recognize the specialized needs within tribal governments, Native American programs, and tribal enterprises. Students will develop knowledge applicable to tribal government, Indian land issues, project management and grant writing within the tribal context.
The Criminal Justice, Associate of Science, Degree is an academic program designed for students who are interested in the field of tribal law enforcement. Students develop knowledge in Federal Indian Law, tribal court, tribal government and tribal language. Students develop knowledge of unique law enforcement issues involving tribal people and communities.
The General Studies, Associate of Science, degree is an academic program designed for students who are interested in a broad range of education with an emphasis on the core curriculum. Students develop knowledge of mathematics, sciences, writing, and communication.
The Natural Resources, Associate of Science, degree is an academic program designed for students who are interested in the field of conservation and sustainable agriculture. Students develop knowledge of the elements of the natural environment and aspects of conducting agribusiness.
The Gaming, Associate of Applied Science, Degree focuses on casino operations and a variety of specializations relating to marketing, management, hospitality and customer relations. Students will gain knowledge relating to management, supervision or customer service in tribal gaming. Students will develop a well- rounded educational experience that conforms to the highly specialized needs of tribal casinos and acquire knowledge applicable to Native American gaming law, Native American gaming regulations, and tribal casino operations.
CERTIFICATE IN GAMING:
Students completing the Certificate in Gaming will demonstrate the fundamentals of the organizational and administrative processes involved within the gaming industry.
CERTIFICATE IN MVSKOKE LANGUAGE STUDIES:
Students completing the Certificate in Mvskoke Language Studies will exhibit fluency in reading, writing, and speaking the Mvskoke language.
CERTIFICATE IN MVSKOKE LANGUAGE TEACHING
Students completing the Certificate in Mvskoke Language Teaching will develop the skills and knowledge to teach the Mvskoke language. Students will be exposed to
updated curriculum development, utilization of digital resources, and examine teaching methods
CERTIFICATE IN TRIBAL LEADERSHIP
Students completing the Certificate in Tribal Leadership will gain an understanding of the complex culture and history influencing modern Native American communities. Students will develop leadership-related skills like communication, presentations, critical thinking and problem-solving.