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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 $7,125 92.38%
Montana State University 2 $7,079 83.11%
Salish Kootenai College 2 $6,349 N/A
Montana State University-Billings 2 $5,833 N/A
Great Falls College Montana State University 2 $3,255 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 Rate
Computer Network Architects$71,8303.1%
Computer Network Support SpecialistsN/A11%
Computer Programmers$92,1501%
Computer Systems Analysts$73,7608.2%
Database Administrators$60,60011.4%
Information Security Analysts$60,000N/A
Network and Computer Systems Administrators$61,3805.8%
Software Developers, Applications$73,96034.2%
Software Developers, Systems Software$79,28019.3%
Web Developers$46,51016%
Source: 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2016-26 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com