Montana State University

College of Letters and Science
American Studies Program

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4396
Fax: (406) 994-7420
E-mail:
americanstudies@montana.edu
Location: 2-155 Wilson Hall

Dean:

Nicol C. Rae
nicol.rae@montana.edu

Director:

David Cherry
dcherry@montana.edu

Program Administrator/Advisor:

Cassandra Balent
cassandra.balent@montana.edu

Graduate Programs in American Studies

Greetings from Montana State University!

Thank you for your interest in American Studies! We hope you find it to be an exciting and rewarding program.

Montana State University offers the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in a unique Rocky Mountain setting that provides students with pioneering research opportunities at such sites as the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman and Yellowstone National Park. With a special focus on the American West, and with major fields in American Arts, American History, American Literature, American Pluralism, and Public History, the program draws on a distinguished cohort of full-time and associated faculty with research and teaching expertise in the disciplines of Anthropology, Architectural History, Art History, English, History, Media and Theater Arts, Native American Studies, Political Science, and Sociology.

The following links and announcements are intended to assist both prospective and current students. Please don’t hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions or would like to discuss the program further.

Helpful Links:

How to Apply
Focus Areas
Program Overview: Masters Program
Program Overview: Doctoral Program
Minor in American Studies
Resources for Students