Instructional Facilities and Special Partnerships
The Montana Center for Inclusive Education
The Montana Center for Inclusive Education is a public service unit of Montana State University Billings whose vision is to create a fully inclusive society that values diversity. The Montana Center serves the diverse population of Montana and provides continuing professional development opportunities for educators and direct service providers. The Montana Center develops and administers programs for its awarded grants and contracts. These programs are funded by a variety of sources including Montana’s Office of Public Instruction and Department of Public Health and Human Services, the National Science Foundation, and the Social Security Administration.
Staff members of the Montana Center have professional skills related to disability and diversity. Through its unique array of services and programs, the Center allows graduate students opportunities to apply skills in a supervised setting. In addition, the various programs of the Center offer unique opportunities for students to engage in study and applied research.
Montana State University Cooperative Programs
The Montana State University campuses at Billings and Bozeman have developed cooperative programs to better serve students who want to earn endorsements and degrees not offered through the authorized curricula on one or the other campus. For Bozeman, MSU Billings offers the special education endorsement program, the Master of Science in Special Education program, and a special education minor in the doctoral programs in curriculum and instruction, and educational leadership offered by MSU-Bozeman. For Billings, MSU-Bozeman offers the school administration endorsement for elementary education and secondary education, and the Master of Education in Educational Administration. Contact the Office of the Dean of Education at either campus for additional information.