Message from the Dean

Dean Shannon


Hear from Sarah Shannon, dean and professor of the College of Nursing


Contact the Dean's Office:

Pam Schulz, Assistant to the Dean

Anna Pearl Sherrick Hall

Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: 406-994-3784


Mission, Vision, and Core Values




The College of Nursing works to improve the health care of all people in the State of Montana, the nation and the world.   



 Assessment and Accreditation



 The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Montana State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

 The accreditation process evaluates the college in relation to national standards of excellence in nursing education.  


 Strategic Plan

MSU Main Hall


The MSU College of Nursing strategic plan is currently being revised to be consistent with MSU’s Strategic Plan “Choosing Promise” which was adopted in 2019. 


Faculty and Staff Openings

Lab scenario


The College of Nursing perodically has openings for both faculty and staff positions.