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Students in St. Scholastica’s Native American Studies program are immersed in Native American history, tribal cultures, philosophy and modern-day developments. They will learn about Native Americans’ profound contributions to our shared social, political, economic and scientific development.

Faculty involved in this unique program not only teach, but also advise students and serve in administrative posts. St. Scholastica’s Native Studies Center has a full-time director, Native student recruitment/success specialist and Ojibwe language instructor.

Students also have the opportunity to join the Native American Student Alliance to get more involved with Native events and outreach.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of scholarships. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

Degree Details


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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Native American Studies minor have a diverse selection of career fields from which to choose. These may include:

  • Education: Teaching in nursing programs, Indian studies and at elementary and secondary schools
  • Administration: Directors of health care programs, tribal leaders
  • Healthcare service providers: Reservation, Indian health service and other healthcare providers
  • Social work: Reservation, school and county social services
  • Communications: Law, politics, journalism, media, public policy, interest group advocacy, archival and library science, museum studies, historic preservation and public history