Montana State University – Billings

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The Billings College of Technology was founded in 1969 as the City College at MSU Billings (Montana State University – Billings) – a two-year vocational-technical training school. In 1987, complete oversight and governance of City College were given to the Montana University System, at which time the college was renamed the College of Technology (a.k.a. Billings College of Technology). In 1994, the college officially become a branch of Montana State University – Billings. Today, the institutions is a “comprehensive two-year college arm” for MSU Billings. The College of Technology offers a large variety of two-year associate degrees and career-focused technical programs in various fields of study including nursing/healthcare, computer technology, business, and automotive mechanics and technology, among many others.

General Information

Admission Office

1500 University Drive

Billings, MT 59101-0298

(406) 657-2158

(800) 656-6782

Fax: (406) 657-2051

[email protected]

Contact: Shelly Andersen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

1500 University Drive

Billings, MT 59101-0298

(406) 657-2011

Total undergrads: 4,216

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 795

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,100

Graduate enrollment: 509


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
If submitting ACT, the writing section is recommended

Very important admission factors:

Class Rank
Rigor of secondary school record
Standardized Test Scores
Academic GPA


Alumni Relation
Work Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following: 2.5 GPA, 22 ACT/1030 SAT (exclusive of Writing), or rank in upper half of graduating class.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Human Resources Development A
Human Resources Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Entry Applications A
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General A


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Curriculum/Instruction B
Early Childhood Education A
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
Health Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education A,B

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Petroleum Technology A
Power plant technician A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health System Administration B
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Insurance Coding C
Nursing – Practical A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Surgical Technology A
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Precision Production Trades

Sheet Metal Technology C


Psychology – General A,B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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