At MSU you can choose from 61 master's degree options, 43 doctoral degree options, including one specialist program, and 13 certificate options. Programs cover a wide range of subjects, from a Ph.D. in materials science and an MFA in science and natural history filmmaking to a certificate in addiction counseling. Once you have found a particular program that you are interested in, please contact the department directly for specific information. It is recommended that you set up an appointment with the degree-granting department as there are different requirements and deadlines for each.

ONLINE OPTIONS: If you are considering an online program, take a moment to take this quick survey: Is Online Learning Right for Me.  You can also reviewthis guide. Be sure you review theonline tuition and fees compared to the regular tuition and fees.  For further assistance, seethis site for additional resources

Programs Key

Molecular Biosciences      
Native American Studies**      
(Options in Masters in Clinical Nurse Leader, Doctor of Nursing Practice in Family/Individual or Psych/Mental Health)
Nursing Education      
Optics & Photonics      
Plant Pathology      
Plant Science      
Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program      
Psychological Science      
Public Administration      
School Library Media      
Science Education*      
Science & Natural History Filmmaking (MFA)      
Science Teaching* Options in Chemistry, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Life Science, Physics.      


*Online program   **Online or on-site program
For online courses, certificates and degrees visit Online Education at Montana State University 
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