The primary goal of the MSU Division of Health Sciences is to advance health science education, research and service to improve the well-being of diverse peoples across the state. Currently, over 40 successful health-related departments, programs and centers are affiliated with the Division, including the University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI program which constitutes the only medical school in the state of Montana.
The mission of the MSU Division of Health Sciences is to foster education, training and research to improve health and healthcare services for citizens across the state of Montana, and to positively impact advancement of healthcare sciences nationally and internationally. Faculty, staff and students affiliated with the Division:
- Educate students at the professional, graduate, and undergraduate levels to become highly qualified healthcare providers, educators, engineers and research scientists
- Conduct research and creative activities for the advancement of knowledge through discovery, teaching, and development of professional skills
- Provide continuing education and public service, as well as support of clinical care of exemplary quality
- Form collaborative relationships with communities in Montana and across the nation to advance and implement innovative, community-based, health care delivery systems