Welcome to Nursing at Great Falls College MSU

Nurses have the opportunity to work in an incredibly rewarding career where they help others with their health care needs. Nurses are critical to the delivery of quality healthcare in hospitals, clinics and private practice settings, to name a few options.

Demand continues to grow across Montana and the United States for educated and highly skilled nursing professionals. Students graduating from GFC MSU nursing programs have the opportunity to help others, make a difference in healthcare delivery, earn competitive wages, grow and advance professionally.

The Nursing programs at Great Falls College MSU give students the opportunity to choose a nursing pathways that is right for them. Both the Practical Nurse and the Registered Nurse programs educate, train and prepare students to take and pass the national licensure exams (NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN) and enter workforce ready to work and make a difference.

The links on this page will give you the information you need to choose the nursing program that is right for you.


Nursing Faculty


Lauren Swant

Lauren Swant, MSN, RNC-NIC, CNE

Office: R230
406.771.4358
lauren.swant@gfcmsu.edu

Kaylene Strutz photo

Kaylene Strutz, MSN, RN

Office: R233
406.771.2287
kaylene.scott@gfcmsu.edu

Mandilynn Lee, RN photo

Mandilynn Lee, BSN, RN

Office: R228
406.771.4357
mandilynn.lee@gfcmsu.edu

Julie Derby, RN photo

Julie Derby, BSN, CCRN

Office: R234
406.771.2298
julie.derby@gfcmsu.edu

Heather Smith, RN photo

Heather Smith, BSN, RN

Office: R234
406.771.4320
heather.smith26@gfcmsu.edu


Contact Information:

Lauren Swant

Lauren Swant
Nursing Program Director

Office: R230
406.771.4358
lauren.swant@gfcmsu.edu

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