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Montana State University - Great Falls College

Great Falls College Montana State University is a two-year technical/community college within Montana’s public university system. Central administrative control of the College is vested exclusively in the Montana Board of Regents. The Regents have full power, responsibility, and authority to supervise, coordinate, manage, and control the colleges and universities within the Montana University System.

Bachelor's programmes

Medicine & Health (4)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Business & Management (1)

About

History

In 1969 Vocational Technical Centers were established by the Montana Legislature in Great Falls, Butte, Helena, Missoula and Billings to offer employment training in vocational and technical fields including adult education, licensed practical nursing, dental assisting and food services. Original governance was under the Great Falls School District.

Education

Students can choose from a diverse curriculum including campus learning, distance education and online courses. Great Falls College opens opportunities for all – whether you are a freshman student, transfer student, re-admit student, international or seeking home schooling options. The faculty is highly experienced and knowledgeable.

The academic programs at Great Falls College MSU offer the following degrees:

  • Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)
  • Certificate of Applied Science (CAS)
  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  • Associate of Arts (AA)
  • Associate of Science (AS)
  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)

Research

The Office of Institutional Research advances the mission and strategic goals of the College by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and reporting institutional data. The office is responsible for conducting campus- and department-level institutional research to support informed decision making, continuous improvement, planning, and accountability efforts.

Career

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Services

Housing services

Because Great Falls College MSU does not have housing associated with this institution, students must make their own housing arrangements.

Library services

The library serves as the major information resource on campus. It contributes to the educational process and assists students in achieving success by maintaining a well-balanced collection of materials in a variety of formats and by providing knowledgeable staff to help patrons with their information needs. The library also exists to foster the broader educational ideals of life-long learning.

Student Life

Campus life

On campus you will find:

  • Regular Classrooms
  • Tiered Classrooms
  • Computer Classrooms
  • The Heritage Hall
  • The Breakout Area
  • The Atrium
Great Falls College MSU is committed to full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and granting the opportunity to participate in the university's academic and non-academic activities and/or events by providing access and reasonable accommodations that may be necessary to ensure access.

Student clubs

There are lots of ways to get involved on campus for students looking to enhance their college experience.The Associated Students of GFC MSU (Student Government) is led by four officers each year who guide the Senate in planning activities for the campus, using student funds, and helping grow student leaders.The Beta Eta Omicron chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society is focused on academic excellence, leadership development, and community service. A variety of other clubs include programs of study (such as LPN Students, Respiratory Care Students, and others) and interest groups (such as a Christian Student Association, Native American Student Group, and STEM Club).

Accreditation

Great Falls College MSU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, an independent, non-profit membership organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the regional authority on educational quality and institutional effectiveness of higher education institutions in the Northwest region of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

Great Falls, Montana, United States

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