RN Programs in Montana

Learn to become a registered nurse in Montana! Discover requirements, accredited programs, salary & job outlook, and the Montana Board of Nursing.
RN Programs in Montana

Are you frustrated with your job search in Montana? Do you want a career in healthcare with good job prospects and a comfortable salary? If so, becoming a registered nurse (RN) is the perfect career for you! The RN job market in Montana is growing rapidly, and RNs in Montana earn an average salary of $78,350 per year.

Requirements to Become an RN in Montana

To become an RN in Montana, you must complete an accredited nursing program and pass the NCLEX-RN exam. You can choose either an associate degree in nursing (ADN) or a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program.

Once you have graduated from an accredited nursing program and passed the NCLEX-RN exam, you can apply for an RN license from the Montana Board of Nursing.

Accredited RN Programs in Montana

Choose one of the top-rated nursing programs in Montana to ensure you receive the proper education and training for your RN career.

  1. Aaniiih Nakoda College

    269 Blackfeet Avenue-Agency, Harlem, MT 59526
    (406) 353-2607
  2. Blackfeet Community College

    504 SE Boundary St, Browning, MT 59417
    (406) 338-5421
  3. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59625
    (800) 992-3648
  4. City College of MSU Billings

    1500 University Dr, Billings, MT 59101
    (406) 247-3000
  5. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, MT 59901
    (406) 756-3822
  6. Great Falls College

    2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406) 771-4300
  7. Helena College

    1115 N Roberts St #117, Helena, MT 59601
    (406) 447-6900
  8. Miles Community College

    2715 Dickinson St, Miles City, MT 59301
    (800) 541-9281
  9. Missoula College

    1205 E Broadway St, Missoula, MT 59802
    (406) 243-7846
  10. Montana State University

    Culbertson Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717
    (406) 994-3783
  11. Montana State University - Northern

    300 13th St W, Havre, MT 59501
    (800) 662-6132
  12. Montana Technological University

    1300 W Park St, Butte, MT 59701
    (800) 445-8324
  13. Salish Kootenai College

    58138 US-93, Pablo, MT 59855
    (406) 275-4800
  14. University of Providence

    1301 20th St S, Great Falls, MT 59405
    (406) 791-5258

RN Job Outlook and Salary in Montana

Montana RNs are in high demand, with Projections Central forecasting a 5.9% job growth rate from 2020 to 2030. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Montana earn an average annual salary of $78,350 per year, equivalent to $37.67 per hour.

The following table shows the total number of RNs employed in Montana, and their average wage and salary, by area.

AreaTotal EmploymentAvg Hourly WageAvg Annual Salary
Great Falls980$35.33$73,490

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) May 2022

Montana Board of Nursing

The Montana Board of Nursing is the primary resource for RNs in Montana for all nursing-related questions and concerns.

Montana Board of Nursing

301 S Park Ave #401, Helena, MT 59601
(406) 841-2300
(406) 841-2305

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