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Request for New Program: Planning Template: Program Justification

Relevance to Mission and Vision

Purpose: Our purpose, in its simplest and most idealistic form, is to transform the world by transforming lives.

Mission: Minnesota State University Moorhead is a caring community promising all students the opportunity to discover their passions, the rigor to develop intellectually and the versatility to shape a changing world.


Strategic Priorities; how is new program aligned

Signature Programs

Grow enrollment by focusing on recruitment, retention, and persistence

Enhance student success and graduation rates

Recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff

Demonstrated Market Demand

Resources Requirements

Use the existing faculty resources

Library resources

Space for the program