Montana State University

Northern Plains Transition to Teaching

Montana State University
PO Box 172940
Reid Hall, Room 241
Bozeman, MT   59717-2940


Apply to NPTT

Admissions Process

Admissions are conducted on a rolling basis and typically take five to ten working days to complete.

Those passing the initial screening may be contacted to arrange a personal/telephone interview. Once applicants are accepted, their applications will be forwarded to the Division of Graduate Education for administrative processing. Please contact the NPTT office prior to submitting an application, to ensure that you are a candidate for the program and to discuss any questions that you may have regarding the application process.

Application Deadlines

  • Applications for 14-1 cohort starting Sep 15, 2013 due – August 27th
  • Applications for 14-2 cohort starting December 1, 2013 due – November 12th
  • Applications for 14-3 cohort starting February 16, 2014 due – January 28th
  • Applications for 14-4 cohort starting April 20, 2014 due - April 2nd

Northern Plains Transition to Teaching and Division of Graduate Education at MSU encourage applicants who know they are interested in earning the master's degree (M.Ed.) in addition to teacher licensure/certification to submit their graduate degree seeking applications at the time of their initial submission of the online application. Please speak with Katherine Hallowell about the M.Ed. application process during your initial application question and answer session.

The following documents are required for the application to Northern Plains Transition to Teaching:

Application Checklist

International Students

International applicants must submit the same application materials as US applicants. Additionally if you are an international applicant, you must hold a four year bachelor's degree equivalent.

View full application instructions.