MSU Billings Catalog

Graduate Catalog


Welcome from the Office of Graduate Studies

Welcome to Montana State University Billings.  We are proud to provide many opportunities for you to receive a graduate degree in your chosen field.  As a graduate student at Montana State University Billings, you will experience top-notch classes, field experiences, and research opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.  Our graduate faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their teaching, research and scholarship.  Our degree programs are regionally accredited and recognized for their excellence.

The Office of Graduate Studies is your initial point of contact for admission to graduate studies.  We will help you with the graduate application and get you started in your chosen program.  Our office facilitates the process of assigning you a faculty advisor and serves as a resource for information along the way to your degree.  If you wish to apply for a Graduate Assistantship or Teaching Assistantship, we can help you with the process.  Please make our office in McMullen Hall your first stop.

The graduate catalog is a comprehensive guide to the outstanding graduate programs we offer at Montana State University Billings.  The catalog is intended to act as your guide for the requirements of the various graduate programs, the policies governing the programs, and the support services available to help you attain your goal.  Your success is our highest priority.

The Office of Graduate Studies
McMullen Hall room 200
Phone: (406) 657-2238
Fax: (406) 657-2302

Important Notice to All Students

This Graduate Catalog is published annually by Montana State University Billings as a guide for students, faculty and others interested in the institution and its graduate studies programs.  Students are expected to be familiar with the University regulations and information that are set forth in this publication.  Effective date of this Graduate Catalog is Fall 2021.

The University is not responsible for cancellation of classes due to damage to campus facilities or unavailability of teaching personnel resulting from severe weather conditions, natural or man-made disasters, work stoppages, or emergency situations declared by the Governor.

Montana State University Billings reserves the right to change the regulations and fees in this catalog at any time during the period the publication is in effect.  The University, with the concurrence of the Board of Regents of Higher Education, also reserves the right to add or withdraw courses and degree programs at any time. Effective dates of changes shall apply to prospective students and those who are already enrolled.

For further information, write or call the

Office of Graduate Studies
Montana State University Billings
1500 University Drive
Billings, Montana  59101-0298
(406) 657-2238