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Learn about the 60+ degrees and programs we offer. And discover the outstanding enrichment opportunities available to you.

Discover   Your   Major

Explore Montana Tech's Degree Programs

Search by degree area or interest, then learn more about each program!

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How to Discover Your Major:

  • Review the Major Requirements in the current catalog.
  • Check out the department websites for detailed information on each program.
  • Review what recent grads are doing with a major in… ask Career Services for assistance!

What to do if you just can't decide:

  • Take required general education courses or common courses that will count towards several degrees.  Use the curriculum worksheets that are in the catalog and online.
    • Avoid major hopping due to conflicts with professors, not being able to relate the material to how it applies in the real world or general personal crisis (including family pressure!).
  • Explore different types of courses that might suit your interests and skills.
  • Talk with a faculty advisor in the major areas that you are exploring
  • Take a career assessment through the Student Life Counselors on either the North or South Campus
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
    • Montana Career Information System-MCIS
  • Visit with a Student Life Counselor or Career Services for ideas to explore how your interests, abilities and values relate to specific careers and related academic majors.
    • Talk to people (informational interviews) who are doing what you think you want to do.
    • Request a job shadow to find out what the day-to-day reality of a job really is like.
    • Volunteer with an organization to develop skills and learn more about non-profit organizations.
  • Talk to a Faculty Advisor in the major areas that you are exploring.