MSN Programs in Montana

The number of nurses in Montana today that are pursuing their master's in nursing is gradually increasing. Due to the advanced skills and education of master's trained nurses, there are significantly more opportunities available to this population.

The majority of master's in nursing programs in Montana require that you have completed your baccalaureate in nursing and have a current RN license. However, there are a number of RN to MSN programs that accept students with a nursing diploma or an associate's degree in nursing.

Nurses in Montana with a master's education have a unique opportunity to positively impact the rural areas of the state. There is a large demand for nurses with an MSN to work in the rural areas of Montana, but these nurses are also being called upon to develop outreach programs in much needed areas such as mental health, cancer support, alternative healing, and pediatrics.

MSN programs will focus in various areas including, but not limited to, leadership and management, public health, health care management, and various levels of integrative care. Nurses considering pursuing a master's degree might also be interested in pursuing a degree in an area of advanced practice nursing such as nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse midwifery.

Nationally Accredited Online MSN Programs in Montana

Due to the rural nature of the state, online Master's in Nursing Programs have become very popular for Montana nurses. Each of the online MSN programs you find here are accredited either by the CCNE or the NLNAC. Such programs provide flexibility and allow nurses to reside in their home towns as well as continue working in their current positions. Take some time to explore the online MSN programs below and request information from those schools that best fit your needs and career goals.

Montana Campus Based Nursing Schools Offering Accredited MSN Programs

Montana State University

The MSN program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MSN programs are offered at the Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls or Missoula campuses.

Programs Offered: MSN - (Tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) or Nurse Educator)

  • College of Nursing P.O. Box 173560 Bozeman, MT 59717-3560

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