Montana State University Academics

Montana State University is a public university located in Bozeman, Montana, United States. It is the state's land-grant university and primary campus in the Montana State University System, which is part of the Montana University System.

The University is composed of a number of different schools and colleges, including the College of Agriculture, the College of Arts & Architecture, the College of Business, the College of Graduate Studies, the College of Letters & Science, the College of Education, Health & Human Development, the College of Engineering, and the School of Nursing.

Bachelor’s degrees are awarded in a number of different disciplines, including animal science, agriculture, fine arts, music, business, education, engineering, anthropology, biology, earth sciences, English, philosophy, nursing, and an interdisciplinary bachelors of arts or bachelor of science. There are different concentrations available within many of these majors. An interdisciplinary bachelor of liberal studies degree is also offered. Students may also enroll in an honors program, work within a university studies program, and take part in an undergraduate scholars program.

Master’s degrees are awarded in agriculture, fine arts, accountancy, education, engineering, English, various sciences, and nursing, among others. There are two master of science inter-college degrees, one in land rehabilitation and one in science education.

The school awards eighteen doctoral degrees, in fields such as agriculture, education, and the sciences. The only Ph.D. in the humanities is in history. The University also offers a post master’s certificate option for family nurse practitioners, and an educational specialist (Ed.S.) degree.

MSU offers 51 different bachelor’s degrees in various concentrations and different options through the Colleges of Agriculture; Arts & Architecture; Business; Education, Health, & Human Development; Engineering; Letters & Science; and Nursing. Students are encourage to have selected a major field of study by the start of their junior year. The most degree options are offered in the areas of agriculture and the sciences.