Montana State University Great Falls College Of Technology

Montana State University Great Falls College Of Technology

Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology, commonly known as MSUGF, was established in 1987 under the Montana University System. In 1994, it became a part of the Montana State University, and the College of Technology for MSU?Bozeman. This public postsecondary 2-year educational institute is located in Great Falls, Montana.

Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology offers Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science, and Associate of Science degrees. Students can choose from courses in the fields of arts & sciences, business & technology, and health sciences. Distance learning courses are also available.

MSUGF sponsors a number of student clubs and organizations. Among them include the Health Occupations Students of America, Phi Theta Kappa- Beta Eta Omicron Chapter, and Student Government. The Montana State University - Great Falls Literary Guild publishes the 'MO: Writings from the River 'journal every year.

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Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology
2100 16th Ave S
Great Falls , MT 59405
General Phone: (406) 771-4300

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Montana State Great Falls Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Administration48medical records admin, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical billing
Medical Support and Technology38dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Liberal Arts32liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management24business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, entrepreneurship
Nursing and Emergency Medicine23EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching20elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher ed
Computer Science and Engineering14information technology, web design, computer networking
Design12interior design
Production Trades7welding
Mechanics and Repair5autobody repair
Transportation4commercial pilot and flight crew
Office and Administration3administrative assistant, executive secretary
Engineering Technician2drafting
Security and Law Enforcement0fire-fighting

Number of programs and degrees for Montana State Great Falls in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree17126
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6111

Montana State Great Falls Student Body

In 2007-2008, Montana State Great Falls had a total enrollment of 2,068 students (1,220 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 33%
20-21 13%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Montana State Great Falls Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 18 %
Part-Time 23 %

Montana State Great Falls Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Great Falls, Montana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Montana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Montana State Great Falls Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,999
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,892
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Montana State Great Falls participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 931400)

Montana State Great Falls Faculty

Montana State Great Falls has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1114
Non-tenured and not on tenure track52

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year24$40,56927$44,123
All faculty totalacademic year24$40,56927$44,123

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Montana State Great Falls Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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