Your school district’s partner for supplemental online courses

Created in 2009 by the Montana Legislature, MTDA is the state online program for Montana, supporting instruction for Montana students in partnership with public schools across the state.

Breaking down barriers to a more robust education

MTDA puts no limits on learning. Students can access their classes whenever and wherever they want, eliminating schedule conflicts, and expanding academic options, while helping many students to graduate on time. 

  • Our extensive course catalog expands access to Advanced Placement® and specialized elective courses, especially for our rural schools
  • Courses are offered during fall, spring, and summer terms
  • MTDA exclusively uses Montana public school teachers

Student Highlight: Ian Lafley

Student Highlight: Ian Lafley

Lincoln County High School, Eureka Class of 2022    Ian took his first two credit recovery courses through MTDA two years ago as a sophomore. MTDA’s credit recovery courses are designed for students whose education has been interrupted, either by life’s circumstances or by failing a course, providing a pathway to high school credits needed

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Offering Original Credit Core and Elective Courses

Over 75 original credit courses, including AP and Dual Credit offered to High School students across Montana. Contact your local school to enroll!

Credit Recovery: Need to make up a required class?

MTDA offers a full range of core credit recovery courses
(Contact your local school to enroll)

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Courses Exclusively taught by Montana Public School Teachers

New course offering for Fall 2022

College Algebra Dual Credit

College Algebra Dual Credit

This course is the study of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic equations, inequalities, functions, and related graphs; circular equations and graphs; and systems of linear and non-linear equations and inequalities.

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Cree Indigenous Language

Cree Indigenous Language

This course focuses on building Neyio (Cree) language skills and related cultural knowledge. Students will also learn basic greetings, introductions, and simple conversational sentences. The successful student in this course has an intrinsic interest in language and culture. They keep an open mind while learning about cultures which may not be their own. Successful language students also have the courage to record themselves pronouncing the language and receiving feedback to improve their skills.

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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity lays a foundation for understanding networking technology basics, risk assessment, cryptography, and a variety of cybersecurity tools – all the essential knowledge and skills needed to begin a future in the cybersecurity workforce. Delving into a variety of topics within the course seeks to demystify the technological world and provide opportunities for further learning.

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Medical Terminology Dual Credit

Medical Terminology Dual Credit

Medical Terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building using root words, prefixes, and suffixes with emphasis on spelling, pronunciation, and definitions. The course introduces the student to the specialized language of the medical profession, builds a background vocabulary in this area, and provides a solid foundation for understanding and using medical terms.

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Video Production

Video Production

The course is structured so as to have students experience the entire filmmaking process from idea to completion. Learn the fundamentals of crafting a script, shot designing a scene, capturing sound, the basics of cinematography, and cinematic techniques through various tried-and-true exercises. No prior video experience is required.

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College Writing Dual Credit

College Writing Dual Credit

This course provides experience in the written expression of ideas in expository prose with emphasis on the development of ideas, awareness of audience, and clarity. The course focuses on the writing process, patterns of writing, development of ideas, precise expression, critical thinking, and research skills. My ultimate goal is for you to become competent and confident writers. This requires PRACTICE. You will be expected to write daily and produce polished/published pieces for each unit. In addition to composition techniques, this class will study the structure and function of the English language: mechanics, usage, and grammar.

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Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 365
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815