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Environmental Sciences

Montana Western’s environmental sciences department provides students with an in-depth understanding of the natural processes and human impacts that create and
 shape the environment.

Abstract illustration of man looking at trees.Southwestern Montana provides a remarkably ideal location to study environmental sciences and to learn how to communicate this knowledge to the public through environmental interpretation. Universities from all over the world set up field camps here to study the area's unique geology and hydrology. As a UMW student, this amazing area will be your home, classroom and lab.

Environmental sciences majors are informed, critical thinkers capable of scientifically evaluating complex environmental issues. Our courses of study emphasize interdisciplinary, field-based research projects crucial to understanding our world.


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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