greetings from the dean

Dear Prospective Graduate Student,

I am delighted that you are interested in becoming a graduate student at Montana State University.  I invite you to explore our website to learn more about MSU’s outstanding graduate programs, the exciting and challenging opportunities afforimage of the deanded graduate students, and the eclectic community of Bozeman, Montana.

Graduate school is a place where you will gain expertise and prepare to become a leader in your field. As the scientists, engineers, nurses, educators, agronomists, artists and architects of tomorrow, your graduate education will prepare you for the future.

As a graduate student you will play an essential role at MSU by conducting research, assisting in teaching, and making significant contributions to your field of study. You will work alongside respected faculty in state-of-the-art facilities and will leave well prepared for your intended career choice.

The Graduate School staff and I welcome your questions about the graduate programs at MSU. Feel free to contact us at any time, 406-994-4145;


Dr. Karlene A. Hoo

Dean, The Graduate School