Montana State University

About Montana State Online

Montana State University is known for its world-class faculty; hands-on, active learning; and welcoming Rocky Mountain environment.

Montana State Online offers all of that right here, along with the flexibility of distance learning and outstanding course design and support.

Montana State Online supports a growing number and variety of online undergraduate courses, professional development opportunities, and graduate certificate and degree programs. It boasts one of the oldest and most established network of online graduate science courses, The National Teachers Enhancement Network (NTEN).

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For more information, e-mail or call (406) 994-6683 or (866) 540-5660 (toll-free).

Montana State Online is developed and supported by Montana State University, Extended University.

Montana State University

Montana State University (MSU) is a doctoral-granting land-grant university located in Bozeman, Montana. It is classified in the top tier of U.S. research universities by the Carnegie Association for the Advancement of Teaching, along with Yale, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and other prominent institutions. Agriculture, physics, chemistry, microbiology and engineering attract the bulk of MSU's research grants. MSU is also known for its work in western history, Native American studies, architecture, and media and theatre arts. A number of faculty and students travel regularly to field sites in neighboring Yellowstone National Park. Recent new programs include paleontology, equine science and snow science.

MSU is known for its cutting-edge research and commitment to hands-on active learning. These same cutting-edge researchers teach for Montana State Online.

Montana State University is accredited by The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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MSU Extended University

MSU Extended University studies how innovative technologies can enhance teaching and learning; builds partnerships between MSU and public/private organizations; and better shares MSU's resources through public outreach.

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