Graduate Programs

Degree or License. Online or Face-to-face.
Our programs fit your needs!

At Bemidji State University, students come first. Our faculty support students who are juggling work and family obligations. Our programs can provide the flexibility and adaptability you are looking for. Start exploring our offerings and planning your future today!


On Campus
Biology (MS) Business Administration (MBA)
English (MA) or English (MS) Education/Online Instruction (MAT)
Environmental Studies (MS) Special Education (MSpEd)
Elementary & Middle Level Mathematics (MS)
Mathematics (MS)  **Online programs cannot provide I-20s.

Students completing certificate, license, or degree programs can add a degree by updating their program.


 Online Teaching FasTrack PostBac Secondary Initiative
 Special Education

**Visit the Professional Education Website for more information.

Our programs can be completed in one to three years.

Our graduate programs provide intensive field work and independent research. Whether your program is online or in person, you can explore your expertise through advanced coursework and hands-on application.

Time Limit

Graduate credits earned within seven (7) years before the confirming of the degree shall apply to the master’s program. Course work more than seven (7) years old is considered to be obsolete and may not be included in a student’s program of study.

International Students

Foreign citizens wishing to apply for graduate study at Bemidji State University should review admissions guidelines for international students and contact the International Program Centeroffice.

Licensure Programs

The State of Minnesota grants licenses to students who complete requirements set forth by various state agencies. Students may pursue a licensure emphasis in conjunction with some master’s degree programs. Completion of all licensure requirements may result in the recommendation for licensure to the State of Minnesota. Visit the Professional Education Website for more information.