Welcome!

When you become a Bobcat Nurse you join a community of nursing leaders located across the great state of Montana. Our shared mission is to enhance the health of the people of Montana, our nation, and the global community by providing leadership for professional nursing through excellence in education, research, practice and service. You will find our community to be supportive, engaged, and inclusive. Whether applying from within the state or transferring, we're here to help.

Learn more about our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including the classes, costs, and application requirements. Are you transferring? Here are some common Transfer student FAQs. Additionally, more information and resources can be found on our Undergraduate and Graduate Resource Pages.

  

Five Campuses - One College

 

 

Our Community

Inclusive

COOP Nurse

The Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP) is a supplemental student support program for Native American and Alaska Native students pursuing their nursing degree at Montana State University.

Supportive

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Our faculty and staff advisors help our students in their academics, degree completion, and beyond.


 

Engaged

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Montana Student Nurses Association gives our students an opportunity to engage in the professional nursing community

 

 Our Strengths

Clinical Hours & Simulation Labs

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With over 1,000 hours of student time in clinical locations and simulations labs, our students are well-prepared with real-world experience for their careers as nurses.

 

Quality

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Continuously accredited nationally since 1949, all of our degree programs are currently accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

 

Distinguished

graduate nursing student

Average 90% pass rate for first-time takers of the NCLEX national licensing examination – well above the national average. MN and DNP graduates have passed their national certification exams at rates close to 100%.

Research

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The College of Nursing is a national leader in rural nursing research and is responsive to the evolving health needs of the people of Montana and the nation.

Rural Primary Care

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Enriching our classroom and clinical education with the primary care emphasis that is changing how healthcare is delivered in Montana.

Global Heath Nursing Partnerships

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Opportunities to participate in service-learning projects, clinical rotations, and nursing research in countries around the world.

 

 Plan Your Visit

 The MSU Office of Admissions offers many different options for visiting and exploring MSU. Many prospective students and their families choose to visit during MSU Friday, which offers an in-depth preview of college life at Montana State University.