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Dean's Welcome

Welcome to Great Falls College MSU

CEO/Dean, Dr. Susan J. Wolff

Welcome to Great Falls College Montana State University, or better known as Great Falls College MSU!!

Thank you for visiting the college website, the place to answer your questions. At GFC MSU, you can start here and go anywhere:

  • Save money! Tuition at the college is approximately half the cost of resident tuition at the four-year universities in the state. The college awards over $500,000 in scholarships each year.
  • Know your professors. The average class size at the college is 16. Your teacher will know your name and be focused on your success.
  • Take classes at the college, online for your convenience, or classes that are a combination of in-person/online. GFC MSU has one of two on-line science laboratories in North America from which you can complete lab assignments.
  • Earn college credit while still in high school if you are 16 years old and place into college-level course work.
  • Learn skills and earn credits toward leading to a new career.
  • Take classes to transfer to a university or four year college.
  • Start your engineering program at GFC MSU with its 1+3 program.
  • Enter the field of health care through a variety of programs.
  • Become certified with industry recognized credentials in the trades programs.
  • Enroll your child in our Bright Beginnings Learning Center for quality child care.
  • Choose to be active in student government or student clubs.
  • Be a member of the two-year college honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, if you attain a cumulative 3.5 GPA.

GFC MSU offers dual enrollment with approximately 70 high schools in the state; three transfer degrees: the Associate of Science, the Associate of Arts, and the Certificate of General Studies and four applied degrees: the Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS); Certificate of Applied Science (CAS); Associate of Applied Science (AAS); and Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) options. In addition to the transfer degrees above, GFC MSU has 13 articulation agreements and five programs of study in place with several of Montana’s four-year colleges, allowing students to transfer with their first and/or second year of studies completed.

Additionally, our Lifelong Learning Center provides non-credit learning opportunities for our community members who want to have fun learning new hobbies and skills, gain knowledge about topics but not have to worry about homework and tests, summer camps and classes for youth, and professional continuing education units for licensed professionals.

Great Falls College MSU is YOUR two-year college, it is your starting place for early college credit, earning a baccalaureate degree, gaining new career skills, or lifelong learning.

Thank you for visiting the GFC MSU website. I invite you to visit campus and speak with the amazing staff, faculty and students to learn all you can about this very innovative and vibrant institution. Once you are here, you will feel and see why this is your college of choice. Bring a friend, family member, or colleague from work to be “Where It All Begins.”

Contact us at 406.771.4300 or stop by at your convenience.

I wish you much success as you pursue your educational and life goals.

Dr. Susan J. Wolff