Montana State University

Local Government Center

Montana State University
P.O. Box 170535
Bozeman, MT 59717-0535

Tel: (406) 994-6694
Fax: (406) 994-1905
Location: 235 Culbertson


Dan Clark

Program Coordinator:

Ashley Kent

Local Government Center

Training for County Elected Officials

The Local Government Center is proud to work with our County partners to offer the following educational and certification programs.

County Commissioner Certification Program

The Local Government Center developed this 2-year, 40-hour certification program for county commissioners in collaboration with the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) Education Committee. Read more.

Elected County Officials Orientation

The Local Government Center and the Montana Association of Counties (MACo) opened the County Commissioner Certification Program (see above) to other elected county officials as an educational opportunity. Read more.

Montana County Treasurers Certification Program

This 2-year, 40-hour certification program provides County Treasurers with the administrative, leadership, and technical skills they need to execute the duties of their office. Read more.