Montana State University

Health Professions Advising

Montana State University
317 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT  59717

Phone 406 994-1670
Fax 406 994-4398

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Sheila Nielsen-Preiss, PhD


Kathy Weaver

To arrange an appointment:

Call Kathy at 406-994-1670
Schedule online


Internal Application Guidelines

If you are requesting the support of the HPA office –culminating in the preparation of a committee letter of evaluation, adherence to the following thresholds will be strictly managed. 

  • Attend Prep2Apply meeting in January/February to register your intent to apply and utilize the HPA support services.
  • Submit MSU pre-application by March 1.
  • Prepare personal statement. Submit personal statement to the HPA office by April 15th.
  • Prepare for and take entrance exam. Submit scores to HPA Office.
  • Request letters of recommendation be submitted to HPA office by June 30.
  • Schedule PPAC interview.
  • When completing application, please release information to HPA office.
  • Following submission of application, supply HPA office with:
    • Copy of application
    • Application ID #
    • Any other relevant ID # (letter ID # for example)
    • List of schools to which you are applying
  • Attend interview preparation sessions in the fall if possible.
  • Complete interview report form.

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