Academic Planner

Academic Planner is a tool to help plan your academic career. You can even email a copy of your proposed schedule to your advisor!

Course Catalog

The course catalog provides a list of department courses and links to the courses on Cyberbear, as well as requirements and suggested schedules for the programs offered.


CyberBear is a secure web application that provides individual access to student administrative services and academic records (like course registration and accessing unoffical transcripts that might be requested by your advisor), personal information and tools for faculty and advisers to manage class rosters, grading and communication.

Frequently Used Forms

Advising checklists, suggested schedule flow charts, internship documents, graduation applications, and applications for admissions (certifications ONLY).

Industry Certifications

The Department of Applied Computer & Electronics offers various certification related opportunities. As part of the IT program, you may work towards CompTIA A+ and/or Network+ certifications. The NABCEP Entry Level exam is a part of the Energy Technology program. Additional certifications are available.  Please contact Tom Gallagher, IT Program Director, should you have any questions about accessing these certification exams.


Internships are a partnership between students from our department and industry.  These provide students an exciting opportunity to utilize the skills sets obtained from their program of study. 

Mansfield Library at Missoula College

The Missoula College library, located in AD10, offers study space, study rooms, books and resources in support of programs at Missoula College.

Math Placement

A math placement assessment score is required for new students prior to registering for a math course unless they have college level math credit. All other students are required to take an ALEKS math placement test. ALEKS math placement testing is free and offered online. Sign up for your ALEKS Math Placement test here! You will need your student ID number as well as the Course Code: K4VET-DGGQ3.  Please discuss with your advisor which math class is right for your course of study based on your placement score.

Meet Our Alumni

Take some time to meet some of our graduates who are putting their degrees to work!


The University of Montana uses Moodle, an online course management sysytem, for courses that are offered entirely online, as well as face-to-face courses with an online supplement. Moodle provides web tools such as document posting, discussion boards and gradebooks.  UMOnline has a variety of resources for students on how to use Moodle, and an interactive tutorial UMOnline 101.

Microsoft Imagine

Through a Microsoft campus agreement, University of Montana has an online subscription to Microsoft Imagine Premium (formerly DreamSpark) that offers free software to current faculty and students in STEM  (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) departments. At Missoula College, this offering is available to students currently enrolled in an eligible course at Missoula College’s Department of Applied Computing and Electronics.
How do I obtain an account?
Your instructor will request that your user name be uploaded into the Microsoft Imagine Premium database.  If you have previously completed the registration process, log in using your email address and password. Note: Your umconnect email address will not work for this process.
How do I access the software?
Browse for and download the software from the Missoula College Imagine Premium website. Burn the software onto CD immediately as there is a limit to the number of times you can download each application. You may also request a disc from the Department of Applied Computing and Electronics if you have trouble downloading and burning the ISO file. See an online tutorial for complete instructions.


Your instructor may choose to use the Pearson MyITLab as a component of your course. Designed to help you succeed in your course, myitlab provides you with a training and testing environment for Microsoft Office 2013, computer skills, and computer concepts. In myitlab, you’ll find:

  • realistic, open simulations of Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010 that allow you to explore the Office applications without being penalized;
  • exam and training questions that match your textbook, so you can review the skills learned in class online, on your own time;
  • training that adapts to your skill level so you won’t waste time re-learning skills you already know;
  • grader projects that allow you to complete projects live in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access, and then submit for immediate grading;
  • a gradebook that allows you to view your grades and view reports showing your progress. is an amazing resource that has links to almost everything you will need to access as a student.


OneStop is a secure web service that provides single sign-on links to other secure UM web systems like CyberBear, Moodle, iTunesU, the Mansfield Library system and more. OneStop also integrates data from disparate systems and gives you the ability to customize how you view that information.

You access OneStop using your NetID.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are calculated based on which campus you are enrolled at.  See link for more information.

UM Bookstore

Information on required texts and materials can be found in the Missoula College bookstore on campus or on the UM Bookstore's webpage.

Writing Placement

Students can be placed into writing with the ACT or SAT scores. Those who do not have one of these test scores must take the UM Writing Placement test.