The Graduate School

We are delighted that you are considering MSU for your graduate education. Graduate school is a place where you will gain expertise in your field and prepare to become the scientists, engineers, nurses, educators, agronomists, artists and architects of tomorrow. When you become an MSU graduate student, you become an essential part of the university by conducting cutting edge research, assisting in instructional teaching, and making significant contributions to your field of study.

Vision: The Graduate School strives to foster an environment that produces outstanding graduate scholars who contribute new ideas and knowledge using creative and innovative approaches to solve challenges in an evolving world.

Mission: The Graduate School enriches the graduate student experience by providing excellent service, timely oversight, and relentless advocacy for student success.

Explore the Graduate School website to learn more about MSU's outstanding graduate programs and consider reaching out to the Graduate School with questions. We can also be reached at 406-994-4145,


Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

Department of Agricultural and Technology Education

American Studies

Department of Animal and Range Sciences

School of Architecture

School of Art

School of Music

Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (JJCBE)

Chemical and Biological Engineering Department

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Civil Engineering Department

Gianforte School of Computing

Department of Earth Sciences

Department of Ecology

Department of Education

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Department of English

School of Film and Photography

Department of Health and Human Development

Department of History and Philosophy

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department

Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology

Molecular Biosciences Program

Department of Native American Studies

Mark and Robyn Jones College of Nursing

Department of Physics

Department of Plant Sciences

Department of Political Science

Department of Psychology

Department of Science Education

Interdisciplinary Programs

Montana State Online - Certificates & Masters