Montana State University

Department of Ecology

Montana State University
P.O. Box 173460
Bozeman, MT 59717-3460

Tel: (406) 994-4548
Fax: (406) 994-3190
Location: 310 Lewis Hall

Department Chair

Dr. David Roberts

Biological Sciences Majors
Undergraduate Info | Prospective Graduate Info | Faculty | Fish & Wildlife Program | Conservation Biology and Ecology Program

The biology majors are currently available to students through two departments. The following guidelines will help students identify the appropriate department to contact for information.

Ecology Department Major if you interest/career focus is in any of these areas:

  • plant and animal ecology and evolution
  • landscape ecology
  • quantitative and theoretical biology
  • genetics
  • conservation biology
  • physiological ecology
  • wildlife biology or management
  • biology secondary teaching

Cell Biology & Neuroscience Department Major if your interest/career focus is:

  • cellular and molecular biology
  • developmental biology
  • human anatomy and/or physiology
  • neuroscience

MSU offers a Pre-Med Intake Major for students interested in pursuing a career in the health professions. 

Additional departments offering programs related to biological sciences may be found at