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List of Top Nursing Schools in Montana - LPN, RN, BSN, MSN
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Nursing Schools in Montana

Nursing schools in Montana offer students the opportunity to receive a Certificate, Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADS) or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Programs take between two and four years to complete based on the type of education one pursues. Graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) as well as complete an accredited program in order to be able to receive a license in Montana. Visit the nursing schools page for additional information on education and careers.

Registered Nurses in Montana can make a salary between $52,000 to $86,000 per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout Montana.

  • Great Falls: $62,000
  • Billings: $68,000
  • Missoula: $67,000

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Top Associate Level Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in Montana By Number of Graduates

The minimum degree requirement to become a Registered Nurse is to obtain an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, which usually takes about 2 years to complete. You would also have to pass the NCLEX-RN exam prior to being state licensed. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in the program.

Institution Name Location Programs Website Request Information
Montana State University - Northern Havre, MT ADN-RN msun.edu
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Montana State University - Billings Billings, MT ADN-RN msubillings.edu
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The University of Montana Missoula, MT ADN-RN umt.edu
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Miles Community College Miles City, MT ADN-RN milescc.edu
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Montana Tech of the University of Montana Butte, MT ADN-RN mtech.edu
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Helena College University of Montana Helena, MT ADN-RN umhelena.edu
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Salish Kootenai College Pablo, MT ADN-RN skc.edu
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Blackfeet Community College Browning, MT ADN-RN bfcc.edu
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Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell, MT ADN-RN fvcc.edu
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Top Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs in Montana By Number of Graduates

See the top schools offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. A BSN program usually takes 4 years to complete, and a licensing exam (NCLEX) is also required. Some of these schools may also offer a RN to BSN bridge programs. The top 10 schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their BSN program.

Institution Name Location Programs Website Request Information
Montana State University Bozeman, MT BSN montana.edu
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University of Great Falls Great Falls, MT BSN ugf.edu
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Carroll College Helena, MT BSN carroll.edu
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Montana State University - Northern Havre, MT BSN msun.edu
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Montana Tech of the University of Montana Butte, MT BSN mtech.edu
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Salish Kootenai College Pablo, MT BSN skc.edu
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Top Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs in Montana By Number of Graduates

Getting your Master of Science in Nursing will take about 5-7 years from start to finish. You would still need to take a exam prior to being fully licensed to practice in the state. The schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their Master's program.

Institution Name Location Programs Website Request Information
Montana State University Bozeman, MT MSN montana.edu
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Source:
Graduate data is from the 2013-2014 school year.
IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.