Montana State University

College of Nursing

Montana State University
Caring For Our Own Program
P.O. Box 173560
Bozeman, MT 59717-3560

Tel: (406) 994-7694
Fax: (406) 994-6020
E-mail: brian.king2@montana.edu
Location: Rm 203 Sherrick Hall

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Caring For Our Own Program (CO-OP)

College of Nursing

Welcome to the Montana State University Caring for Our Own Program!

Caring For Our Own Program (CO-OP) was founded in 1999 to help improve the quality of health care in Native American/Alaska Native communities by increasing the number of qualified Native American /Alaska Native nurses entering the health profession.

The Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP) is a support program for Native American and Alaska Native students pursuing their nursing degree at Montana State University. CO-OP’s goals are to increase the enrollment of American Indian nursing students in the College of Nursing at Montana State University and build a strong pool of American Indian and Alaska Native nurses who are prepared for practice, management, and leadership to serve Indian Country.