MSU Offers New Doctoral Program in Indigenous and Rural Health

As part of its efforts to address the health and wellness of Indigenous and rural communities in Montana and beyond, Montana State University is offering a new doctoral program in Indigenous and rural health.

Alison Harmon, dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Development, which houses the program, said it will develop scholars, educators and practitioners to address pressing needs. Faculty members from a number of MSU colleges — including the College of AgricultureMark and Robyn Jones College of NursingJake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship and College of Letters and Science — will teach program courses.

“By leveraging interdisciplinary knowledge across the university, this program will prepare professionals to lead the development, implementation and evaluation of health systems, programs and policies; direct research programs; and educate and train the next generation of health professionals,” she said.

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