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Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Licensure

Montana State University Billings

24 months
12010 USD/year
12010 USD/year
6530 USD/year
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The Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Licensure program of study from Montana State University Billings is designed for persons who have baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions in fields other than Education who wish to become elementary,  secondary,  and K-12 teachers. 

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This Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Licensure program of study from Montana State University Billings is designed for persons with baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions who wish to become secondary, K-12, and elementary education teachers.  The additional required teaching major content core coursework can be located in the undergraduate advising worksheets under the content area teaching option.  The master licensure program offers many evening and some online courses.

Reasons to Choose MSUB for this Degree

  • College of Education is CAEP accredited
  • Flexible course delivery methods including evening and online classes
  • Low student/faculty ratio
  • Provides the coursework for a student to become a teacher with an undergraduate degree in a field other than Education
  • Graduates find good employment opportunities in Montana and out of state school districts
  • MSU Billings' Education Programs meet the educational requirements necessary to seek licensure/certification in the State of Montana. Information on licensure/certification in other States can be found on the MSUB Provost's webpage.


Montana State University Billings is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curriculum Theory: Analysis and Practice
  • Critical Issues in Education
  • Research Design and Interpretation
  • Curriculum Development
  • Graduate Practicum
  • Student Teaching (K-12)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National: MSU Billings has rolling admission, this means prospective students may apply at any time.



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students seeking a degree or post baccalaureate program through the Department of Educational Theory & Practice must obtain criminal background reports by submitting fingerprints to the Licensure Office upon application to Graduate Studies.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  • Graduate GPA (if applicable) of at least 3.0
  • Complete Graduate Student Application
  • Submit Official Transcripts from all Institutions Attended
  • Payment of Nonrefundable $40 Application Fee
  • Fingerprinting Requirements

Tuition Fee

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    12010 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12010 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    12010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12010 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6530 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Billings

945 - 1958 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


The annual Graduate Studies Endowment Scholarships in honor of Drs. C. Robert Waterman, Helen Wilson and Robert McRae will be awarded in the spring. Outstanding graduate students will receive $1,000 each for the academic year as Waterman, Wilson and McRae Scholars. Need or current financial aid will not be considered in making these awards.

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