Montana State Online

Whether you’re on campus or around the world, MSU offers every student a hands-on, active learning environment and a welcoming “Mountains and Minds” attitude. Online degree and certificate programs present a flexible choice for many students. Our team is here to help you find the best course of study to achieve your goals; information on tuition, registration and grades; and support and best practices for succeeding as an Online Bobcat.


To take an online course or to enter an online degree or certificate program, an applicant needs to formally apply to MSU as an undergraduate or graduate student.

Learning Management System

Online courses at MSU are delivered using the Brightspace system.

To learn more about being an online student:

Please visit Montana State Online. Or, visit MSU's Programs and Degrees website and select "Online Programs" in the Degree Type menu.

For more information: