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Montana State University

Department of Education

Bozeman, MT


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Montana State University / Department of Education is located in Bozeman, MT, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction Professional educator
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction Technology education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Curriculum and instruction
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Adult and higher education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Education School counseling
Master of Education (M Ed) Education Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Education Adult and higher education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 75
Doctoral Degrees 9
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, essays, BA transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, essay, BA and M Ed transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0.81%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.44%
Asian 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.42%
Unknown 1.61%


Male (41%)
Female (58%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 9
Male (13)
Female (20)


Focus of faculty research: Critical literacy; standards-based education; school Improvement, organizational change, leadership in rural education, leadership in Indian education; student Learning; multicultural/culturally responsive education for social justice Native American indigenous education, community-centered education teacher preparation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:

Location & Contact

Address Bozeman, MT  59717
United States
Contact Dr. Jayne Downey
Department Head
Phone: 406-994-7426
Fax: 406-994-3261