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Equine Studies

The UMW Equine Studies Department offers the nation's only four-year degree in Natural Horsemanship.

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The program uses an innovative experiential approach to working with horses, turning a student’s passion for horses into a rewarding and successful career.

Equine studies majors also have the unique benefit of working with horses on a daily basis at a brand new facility, the Montana Center for Horsemanship, located just minutes from campus.

pdf-iconNatural Horsemanship majors must be admitted to the university and apply to the program. For more info click to download the application.


Only at Montana Western.

X oneMontana Western is the only public college in the country to offer a block scheduling program. We call this innovative program Experience One (X1).

Provost Search

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UMW conducts national search for new provost.

The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.

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