Montana Computer Training Schools

Montana's Governor's Office of Economic Development reports that the technology industry is small, but poised to grow because the state "is beginning to develop many of the elements required to build a robust technology economy." Furthermore, the office notes that 18 of every 1,000 workers in Montana is employed by a high-tech firm. Here, learn about the computer training schools and programs that can help individuals train for jobs with these firms and other tech related jobs.

Computer science education in Montana

Institution Name No. of Computer Science Programs Offered Tuition & Fees Admission Rate
Montana Tech of the University of Montana 3 $6,561 88.93%
Montana State University 2 $6,887 82.87%
Salish Kootenai College 2 $6,279 N/A
Montana State University-Billings 2 $5,826 N/A
Great Falls College Montana State University 2 $3,130 N/A
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

Tech industry and career outlook

CareerAnnual Mean WageStatewide Projected Job Growth RateStatewide Current Number of Jobs
Computer Network Architects$71,830
Computer Network Support Specialists11.3%360
Computer Programmers$92,150
Computer Systems Analysts$73,760
Database Administrators$60,600
Information Security Analysts$60,000
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$61,38012.7%620
Software Developers, Applications$73,960
Software Developers, Systems Software$79,280
Web Developers$46,510
Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.
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