Montana State University is a comprehensive research university offering undergraduate,
graduate, advanced graduate and professional programs of study, maintaining an extensive
research program, and providing service to the public. MSU emphasizes the integration
of research and learning in academic research. The Office of Research Compliance oversees
University programs designed to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations
for research, creates and supports an environment that furthers the ethical and responsible
conduct of research, including the Conflict of Interest Management Program and the
Research Integrity Verification Program.