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Montana State University Billings


Founded in 1927, the university continues to nurture a longstanding tradition of educational access, teaching excellence, civic engagement and community enhancement in an urban setting.


MSU Billings provides a university experience characterized by:

  • Excellent Teaching
  • Support for Individual Learning
  • Engagement in Civic Responsibility
  • Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Community Enhancement


Montana State University Billings will be recognized as a regional leader for:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Translating Knowledge into Practice
  • Researching for the Future
  • Accepting Leadership for Intellectual, Cultural, Social & Economic Development Beyond University Boundaries

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The Montana State University Billings Police Department has seven sworn police officers who are certified by the State of Montana. The department handles police and criminal matters on University property and provides other public safety services. The Department of Student Affairs and Department of Facility Services help ensure a safe learning environment through secure entrance to residence halls, emergency phones and fire sprinkler-equipped residence classrooms and residence halls.

Health Services

The Student Health Services provides health care for all students enrolled at Montana State University Billings. For those students taking less than seven credits, the Health Service fee is optional and may be paid at any time during the semester. Student Health Services is staffed by registered nurses, physicians, mental health counselors and a student health educator. Consultations with local physicians are scheduled if considered desirable by the University physician. The cost of these consultations, as well as laboratory tests and x-rays, are borne by the student. The Student Health Services is available eight hours per day Monday through Friday.

Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services (DSS) provides direct assistance to students with documented disabilities by encouraging their independence, creating and maintaining an accessible physical and program environment, providing a supportive emotional atmosphere, and serving as a liaison and advocate.


Montana State University Billings offers pre-professional and certification programs and awards degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree levels. MSU Billings also offers post-master's (nondegree) supervisor endorsement programs.Academic Accreditation: Montana State University Billings is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education for preparing elementary and secondary teachers and school counselors through the Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees and the Master of Science in Special Education degree. MSU Billings is also accredited by:

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • Council on Rehabilitation Education
  • City College programs are approved by:

Billings, Montana, United States

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