Montana State University-Northern
Degrees & Programs

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Admissions Office
MSU-Northern
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
406.265.3704

Location:
Cowan Hall 213

Hours:
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Email:
admissions@msun.edu

Abbreviations

AA   Associate in Arts
AAS   Associate in Applied Science
AS   Associate in Science
ASN   Associate in Science Nursing
BA   Bachelor of Arts
BAS   Bachelor of Applied Science
BS   Bachelor of Science
BSEd   Bachelor of Science in Education
BSN   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
CAS   Certificate of Applied Science
DC**
Departmental Certificates are being phased out. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this program. Departmental Certificates are not University Degrees.
  Departmental Certificate
MEd   Master of Education
MSEd   Master of Science in Education
MTP*
Manufacturer Training Programs are not University degree
  Manufacturer Training Program
Agriculture
Using advanced technologies, MSU-Northern Agriculture degrees prepare students to work with increasingly complex agricultural machinery, equipment and processes.
Degrees Minor Other
Agricultural Mechanics Technology AAS Yes
DC**
Departmental Certificates are being phased out. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this program. Departmental Certificates are not University Degrees.
Agricultural Operation's Technology BS    
Agricultural Technology AAS    
Applied Agriculture   Yes  
       
Applied Science
A customizable bachelor's degree for people who have completed an Associate of Applied Science degree.
Degrees Minor Other
Applied Science BAS    
       
Arts & Sciences
The Arts & Sciences programs prepare our graduates for immediate employment placement or for advanced degrees in professional areas such as the health sciences including medical and pharmacy school, law, social work or related specialized professional careers.
Degrees Minor Other
Biology BS Yes  
Community Leadership BA Yes  
Criminal Justice BS Yes  
General Education AA    
Graphic Design BA, AAS    
Health Promotion BS Yes  
Liberal Studies BA    
Mathematics (nonteaching) BS    
Native American Studies   Yes  
Water Quality Technology: Environmental Health AAS    
       
Automotive
With a fleet of modern vehicles, automotive equipment and state of the art training aids you will acquire the skill-sets to be successful in the growing automotive industry.
Degrees Minor Other
Automotive Technology BS, AAS Yes CAS
Fast Track Automotive Technology AAS    
Ford Maintenance & Light Repair    
MTP*
Manufacturer Training Programs are not University degrees
       
Business
Our Business Administration offerings provide you with a solid foundation in professional business management theories and practices with the flexibility to pursue your individual interests.
Degrees Minor Other
Accounting   Yes  
Business Administration BS Yes  
Program of Study in Business Technology AS    
Marketing: Technical Sales and Service   Yes  
Small Business Management   Yes  
       
Computers
Emphasis in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program is placed on hands-on education both in and out of the classroom. Classes, internships and cooperative education experiences feature opportunities to work with businesses and organizations as you learn your role as an information systems professional.
Degrees Minor Other
Computer Information Systems BS, AAS Yes  
       
Diesel
The Diesel Technology program at Northern is recognized by industry leaders as one of the nation\'s leading diesel programs. Our curriculum is relevant to student\'s lives and careers, valuable in terms of content and competencies, and connected to the needs of industry.
Degrees Minor Other
Diesel Technology BS, AAS Yes  
Diesel Technology: Equipment Management Option BS    
Diesel Technology: Field Maintenance Option BS    
       
Drafting
The Bachelor of Science in Design Drafting is a broad based program covering the major fields of drafting including mechanical, architectural and civil areas. Students learn how to apply modern equipment & cutting-edge software to age-old drafting practices.
Degrees Minor Other
Design Drafting Technology BS, AAS Yes  
       
Education
The professional education programs are designed for delivery through innovative and effective systems that provide professional development and excellent educational experiences to diverse populations.
Degrees Minor Other
Art (K-12)   Yes  
Elementary Education (K-8) BSEd    
English (5-12) BSEd Yes  
General Science (5-12) BSEd    
Health and Physical Education (K-12) BSEd Yes  
Industrial Technology (teaching option) BSEd    
Mathematics (5-12) BSEd    
Reading Specialist (K-12)   Yes  
Social Science (5-12) BSEd    
Traffic Education (K-12)   Yes  
       
Engineering Technology
Northern's Civil Engineering program focuses on four areas: structures, hydraulics and hydrology, geotechnical engineering (soil mechanics), and traffic and transportation.
Degrees Minor Other
Civil Engineering Technology BS, AAS  
Industrial Technology (non-teaching) BS    
       
Graduate Education Degrees Minor Other
Counselor Education MEd    
Education, Instruction and Learning MSEd    
       
Nursing
The Department of Nursing offers programs leading to the degrees of Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and an on online RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), for registered nurses. Both programs are nationally accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). Our graduates are in great demand and have excellent nursing board pass rates.
Degrees Minor Other
Nursing BSN, ASN    
       
Trades
Every year there are 50,000 tradesmen retiring and only 15,000 entering the workforce. This creates a large deficit for the skilled trades workforce. This is not a job, but a great career opportunity!
Degrees Minor Other
Carpentry Technology AAS   CAS
Electrical Technology AAS  
DC**
Departmental Certificates are being phased out. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this program. Departmental Certificates are not University Degrees.
Land Survey Technology (GIS)    
DC**
Departmental Certificates are being phased out. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this program. Departmental Certificates are not University Degrees.
Plumbing Technology AAS    
Sustainable Energy Technology AAS   CAS
Welding Technology     CAS

** Departmental Certificates are being phased out. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete this program. Departmental Certificates are not University Degrees.

* Manufacturer Training Programs are not University degrees.

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