Montana State University

Bozeman, MT

Montana State University

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
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Montana State University Review

A- Excellent
3.85 Based on 10 Reviews
Career Preparation
B+
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
B+
Activities and Groups
A-

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Montana State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

838 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
 
38
36
 
 
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
78
 
 
 
Biotechnology
 
12
 
 
 
Cad/Cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
4
 
 
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
112
8
 
3
Civil Engineering, General
 
89
16
 
 
Computer Engineering, General
 
20
 
 
 
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
 
35
 
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
57
2
 
5
Engineering, General
 
 
5
 
5
Environmental Science
 
16
 
 
5
Industrial Engineering
 
22
2
 
 
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
 
2
40
 
 
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
6
 
 
 
 
Materials Science
 
 
 
 
1
Mechanical Engineering
 
162
7
 
 
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
 
50
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

604 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
 
30
6
 
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
53
5
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
5
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
15
 
2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
5
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
9
2
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
44
3
4
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
94
 
1
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
47
4
 
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
22
 
 
 
General Studies
57
 
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
12
 
6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
56
1
 
2
Music Teacher Education
 
8
 
 
 
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
 
 
 
20
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
7
57
 
 
Social Science Teacher Education
 
16
 
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
6
 
Technical Teacher Education
 
5
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

547 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
26
 
 
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
 
 
 
7
 
Applied Economics
 
 
7
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
15
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
258
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
23
 
 
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
 
194
6
 
 
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
6
 
 
 
Financial Planning and Services
 
 
4
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
1
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

448 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
16
 
 
 
 
Biochemistry
 
 
2
 
14
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
83
4
4
2
Biotechnology
 
12
 
 
 
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
 
46
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
36
4
2
4
Entomology
 
 
3
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
38
8
3
 
Mathematics, General
 
27
25
 
5
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
 
54
1
 
6
Molecular Biology
 
 
 
 
2
Optics/Optical Sciences
 
 
2
 
 
Physics, General
 
16
6
6
6
Statistics, General
 
7
 
4
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

364 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Nurse Leader
 
 
6
 
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
40
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
 
11
 
 
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
 
 
 
14
 
Medical/Clinical Assistant
 
 
 
14
 
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
7
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
 
 
17
8
 
Pre-Veterinary Studies
 
 
 
1
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
225
5
3
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
13
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

315 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/Native American Studies
 
 
4
3
 
Anthropology
 
10
 
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
2
 
 
 
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
 
 
0
 
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
18
 
 
History, General
 
43
3
 
1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
 
2
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
10
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
44
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
80
3
 
1
Public Administration
 
 
9
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
6
 
 
 
Sociology
 
60
 
 
 
Sustainability Studies
 
16
 
 
 

160 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
 
34
 
 
 
Animal Sciences, General
 
50
 
 
 
Plant Sciences, General
 
34
5
 
4
Range Science and Management
 
 
3
 
1
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
 
16
11
 
2

102 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
 
 
 
5
 
Computer Science
 
87
9
 
1

93 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
 
49
7
 
 
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
4
 
 
 
 
Interior Design
19
 
 
 
 
Music, General
 
14
 
 
 

29 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Numerically Controlled (Cnc) Machinist Technology/Cnc Machinist
 
 
 
14
 
Welding Technology/Welder
 
 
 
15
 

2 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
2
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Montana State University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
 
 
 
 
Agricultural Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
American Indian/Native American Studies
 
 
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
 
Education, General
 
 
 
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
Financial Planning and Services
 
 
 
 
Land Use Planning and Management/Development
 
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
 
 
 
Nursing Science
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
 
 
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (A.C.E. Language Institute)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
  • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

B+ Great
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.4 Based on 10 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business / Psychology, Class of 2011

    classes that work on real-world scenarios and/or work with real businesses

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 2010

    Internship Resume interview skills courses

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Engineering, Class of 2006

    Not much. Was not impressed....

    1 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

    there wasn't any networking in the early 1980 had to just go out and find out for ourselves

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Marketing, Class of 2008

    A lot of networking and specialized classes

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Photography, Class of 2009

    Great technical and artistic training that gives students the needed knowledge, but I would recommend looking outside of the Photography Department for additional business training.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business - Marketing, Class of 2001

    There weren't any that I was aware of.

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Sociology, Class of 1987

    I went in the Pre- Internet and PC days. Not sure what all is there now

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.2 Based on 10 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 2010

    academically competitive, outdoor recreation oriented,

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Engineering, Class of 2006

    Mostly harm working kids...a lot of stress

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

    college students wanting to learn

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Marketing, Class of 2008

    Small town, white, low diversity

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Film and Photography, Class of 2012

    small school, mostly in-state students, white, someone conservative

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Photography, Class of 2009

    MSU students are great in general, and the school culture is definitely first rate with many alumni and graduates that remain loyal to the school and helping its students to succeed.

    5 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

3.7 Based on 10 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Business / Psychology, Class of 2011

    When I was there some buildings were pretty tired but now many have been replaced with new buildings/technology

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Engineering, Class of 2006

    Not sure about the dorms of dining...I was a non-trad. Only had one compute lab and it was nothing special.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Microbiology, Class of 1982

    standard college facilities. there to learn not to judge what our school gave to us except an education

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Horticulture - labdscape design, Class of 2013

    horrible food, descent computers, horrible dorms, ok classrooms

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business Marketing, Class of 2008

    They are updating things now but when I was enrolled there it was pretty rough

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Photography, Class of 2009

    MSU Residence Life is well organized, and from first hand experience (as a former RA) I can say that the benefits of living on campus are great as long as you have the right mindset.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business - Marketing, Class of 2001

    About 3 years behind in technology terms, but with the usual university facilities.

    3 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.1 Based on 10 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Nursing, Class of 2010

    Gym, outdoor recreation rentals, music

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Photography, Class of 2009

    Activities and groups are generally well organized, but often lacking in their recruiting efforts, but if there's something you're interested in, go out and find it and there will definitely be a group you can join and benefit from.

    4 Rated January 2016

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