Montana Writing Programs

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If you are looking for Montana writing programs, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find an ever-growing list of writing programs at colleges and universities in Montana, as well as other places to study the craft in “Big Sky Country”. Whether you are looking to start a degree program in writing or just take a few writing courses, you’ll find the resources below helpful as you begin searching for just the right spot to go.

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Carroll College is located in Helena and the Department of English there offers programs in creative writing and literature. Their contact information is:

1601 North Benton Ave, Helena MT 59625, (406) 447-4300 | (800) 992-3648

Montana State University offers several options for those looking to study English or writing in the Boezman area. Majors are offered in two different tracks–the Literature Option and the English Teaching Option. They also have minors in writing and literature. Here’s the contact information for the school:

English Department, Montana State University
P.O. Box 172300
Bozeman, MT 59717-2300

Tel: 406 994-3768
Location: 2-176 Wilson Hall

Rocky Mountain College offers majors in English Education, Literary Studies and Creative Writing, and they are located in Billings. They also have minors in English Education and Writing.

Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana

Toll Free: 800-877-6259, Local (Switchboard): 406-657-1000

Based in Missoula, MT, The 406 Writers’ Workshop offers evening classes and weekend intensives for those who want to improve their writing without entering a formal degree program. Some of the courses offered include things such as screenwriting, poetry writing and writing the novel. Contact them at:  or call 406-493-4747

The University of Montana has a Department of Creative Writing in their English Department that caters to those looking to get their MFA. The program began in 1965, and writers such as Richard Hugo, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, and Leslie Fiedler have had a hand in its development. For more information on what is offered, contact them at:

Department of Creative Writing | English Department
The University of Montana – Missoula
Liberal Arts Building, Room 133 | Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: (406) 243-5231 | Email Creative Writing Department

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