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Customized Training

The Office of Continuing Education at Extended University offers both face-to-face and online learning opportunities:

  • Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs
  • Professional Development
  • Summer Field Study Programs
  • Study Abroad
  • Leisure and Lifelong Learning
  • Youth Programs


MSU can help you create a specialized program to serve the professional development needs of your employees.

How customized training works:

  • A training specialist from MSU Extended University (EU) consults with you to determine the training needs for your organization.
  • We will work with you to set a budget, schedule and appropriate format for training, including face-to-face, interactive videoconferencing, Adobe Connect (Webinar), online courses, or a hybrid of the above learning formats.
  • EU will provide an expert instructor who will work with you to develop a customized training plan to fit your needs.
  • We can schedule training at your location, or at our classrooms on the MSU campus.

Extended University can:

  • Offer MSU certificates of completion, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or OPI units (Office of Public Instruction renewal units for teachers).
  • Create a private course for your employees, or partner with you to market the course to a public audience, thus decreasing costs for your organization.
  • Video-record your training for DVD or Web podcast.

Why Extended University?

Extended University is an outreach arm of Montana State University offering continuing education and professional development; public outreach programs; and distance learning via Montana State Online. EU is committed to supporting all people of Montana with educational programs that are reputable, practical and personal, backed by the university's high standards of quality.

Our goal is to increase access to a high-quality education for all Montanans. EU combines the university's expertise with our experience in adult learning to create a unique and effective program for your organization.

Examples of past training:

Customer Service • Team Building • Leadership • Communications • Microsoft Word • Excel • Outlook • Powerpoint • Access • Quickbooks • Microsoft Project • New Technologies • Photoshop • Graphic Design • Search Engine Optimization • HTML/CSS Programming • Dreamweaver • and more

For more information

Contact Nicole Soll at nicole.soll1@montana.edu or (406) 994-6633 or (866) 540-5660 (toll free).

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