Colleges & Training

Colleges & Training

The Montana University System’s 16 schools offer hundreds of education and training programs to choose from, so you’re sure to find something that fits your learning needs and future goals. Get to know our campuses, degree and career training opportunities, and special offerings.

Your Future Is Waiting

Higher education will open doors to countless career opportunities and can help you achieve your dreams. Getting started with the college selection and application process can feel overwhelming, but remember that MUS is here to help guide you through every step.
Choosing a College
With 16 two- and four- year campuses across Montana, you have no shortage of choice between types of colleges and locations within the state. Explore all colleges to find your future home away from home.
Choosing a Degree
With over 600 programs across all MUS schools, find a degree or certificate program that meets your needs and interests. Don’t know what level of education and training programs are necessary for you to reach your goals? Learn about the different types of degrees and certificates offered at MUS.
College 101
Overwhelmed by the idea of going to college? Unsure if a college education is right for you? Don’t worry — MUS’s College 101 will guide you through everything you need to know, from reasons why you should attend college to a day in the life of a Montana student and more.

A Worthwhile Investment

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“Education beyond high school, whether it be an apprenticeship, vocational certificate program, an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree, is the most valuable investment a student can make for their future ... Higher education allows students to chart their own path to a career that provides the life of which they dream.”
Blake Ladenburg
First Year Service Coordinator at Flathead Valley Community College
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Education and Training Built for You

MUS strives to make higher education and career training accessible to all students regardless of where you’re coming from or where you’re going. Learn how you can tailor your MUS experience to fit your personal needs and accomplish your goals.
Flexible Learning Options
You shouldn’t have to choose between your lifestyle, job, and responsibilities or getting the degree or certificate you need to achieve your goals. MUS offers flexible learning options like online classes and evening programs so you can make your education work with your schedule. Find out how you can get started with flexible learning options.
Transferring Colleges
Don’t know what you want to study? Or maybe you’re looking for a more affordable education option? Consider starting off at an MUS two-year college to complete your general education requirements before transferring to a four-year school.
Career Training
Career training programs will teach you a specialized skill in a short amount of time. Career training programs are offered in a wide variety of fields, from automotive technology, to healthcare, to cybersecurity. Whether you’re looking to excel in your current job or you’re looking for a brand new start, find out if a career training program could be right for you.