Fundamentals of Montana Municipal Government Online Course

Welcome to Montana municipal government! Through this introductory course, participants will study the foundational elements of local
government, including its purpose, laws, best practices, duties of elected and appointed officials, and much more. It is a great practical overview of municipal government for both new and experienced officials.

Start Date: January 10, 2018
End Date: February 20, 2018
Fee: $50.00
Required Material: Montana Municipal Officials Handbook*

*Not included in registration fee. If a copy of the handbook is not available at your municipal clerk’s office, it may be purchased from the MSU Extension store
at or by calling 406.994.2022.

Time: Approx. 2 – 3 hrs/week
Format: Participants complete one unit per week for six weeks. To receive
credit, participants must complete the following steps for each unit:

  1. Read the assigned section of text in the Handbook
  2. Complete all Unit activities such as quizzes, etc.
  3. Participate in online discussion board

Register online at