About Missoula College

Today, the variables that define career success are ever-changing. In order to get ahead and stay ahead you need the right kind of preparation. Career-focused education teaches you the skills that employers demand. You need hands-on, practical experience with real-world applications. And you need the right kind of job placement assistance to get started in your new career. Missoula College can give you the education you need to reach your goals.

Missoula College offers facilities to create a valuable and relevant learning experience for students. River Campus, designed by StudioFORMA Architects, opened in Fall 2017 and has innovative technology to prepare students for their careers, like a cadaver lab and cybersecurity center. West Campus has facilities to house heavy equipment, welding technology tools, our student-built modular homes, and more.

At a Glance

Missoula College, the two-year unit of the University of Montana, provides outstanding occupational and technical education covering 40 programs. Areas of study include business and health care professions, applied computing and electronics, and energy and industrial technologies. An Associate of Arts general education program is also available to students desiring a transfer degree for a baccalaureate degree program. Most programs begin in the fall with some programs offering spring entry.

Students completing two and three-semester programs in the career and technical programs earn a Certificate of Applied Science degree, while students completing four-semester programs earn an Associate of Applied Science degree.. Students in the Registered Nursing program earn an Associate of Science degree; General Studies students earn an Associate of Arts degree. Workforce development programs are also offered through the College’s Outreach Department.

The Facts

Nickname: Missoula College

Affiliation: University of Montana

Accreditation: University of Montana is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Founded: Originally founded in 1956. Missoula College became part of The University of Montana in 1994.

Total Enrollment: 1,773 (Fall 2017)

Certificate and Degrees

  • Certificate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts (transfer degree)
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science (Registered Nursing only)
  • First Two Years of Bachelor of Applied Science

Academic Departments: 5

Programs: 40