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

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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)

Courses Exclusively taught by Montana Public School Teachers

New course offering for Fall 2021

Public Health

Public Health

What is public health, and how does public health analyze and improve community health as well as global health? Learn how professionals in public health gather data and study disease trends and causes (epidemiology and biostatistics) to analyze and improve diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Explore environmental and social determinants of disease. Study both infectious and noncommunicable diseases, and learn how we conquer these on a community and global level through various methods, including proper hygiene, sanitation, and nutrition. Discover unique career opportunities you can pursue to make a difference.

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Hospitality And Tourism

Hospitality And Tourism

Where is your dream travel destination? Now imagine working there! You’ll be introduced to a thriving industry that caters to the needs of travelers through managing hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, resorts, theme parks, and any other kind of hospitality you can imagine. Operating busy tourist locations, creating marketing around leisure and travel, spotting trends, and planning events are just a few of the key aspects you will explore within this exciting field.

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Photoshop Introducation

Photoshop Introducation

This course introduces students to the world of Adobe Photoshop. Students will get an insight into what it is like working in the visual and graphic design industry. Over 11 modules, students will learn everything from absolute basics like navigating Photoshop to performing complex tasks like editing and retouching photos, applying filters and effects, and even creating original artwork. The course contains guided, do-it-yourself projects, and great resources that will help students practice and learn how to work in Photoshop.

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US History I/II Dual Credit

US History I/II Dual Credit

This course is a survey of American history from the pre-Columbian era to the Reconstruction period. It will include topics in social, political, economic, cultural, and intellectual history with the study of Pre-Columbian, colonial, revolutionary, early national, slavery and sectionalism, and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. History is made up of themes, which we will address in this course. Some themes that we will address include American settlement and diversity, American culture, religion, slavery, civil and human rights, imperialism, economic and technological change, immigration and migration, war and diplomacy, and the creation and evolution of the federal government.

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Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 315
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815

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