Psychology in Montana

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Montana


Approximately 1.8% of graduates in of Montana receive psychology degrees every year. Thus, Montana's 10 psychology schools put out approximately 296 psychology professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana with a psychology program is Carroll College, which is located in Helena. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. 23 students graduated with a degree in psychology from Carroll College in 2010. Carroll College charged in-state students $23,594 in tuition fees per year.

The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a psychology program. It is located in Missoula. In 2010, The University of Montana graduated 140 students from its psychology program. Students at The University of Montana paid $5,476 per year in tuition fees.

Rocky Mountain College, which was ranked 37th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a psychology program. It is located in Billings. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Rocky Mountain College psychology program. Tuition at Rocky Mountain College was $21,100 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Montana psychology school, average tuition will be $9,205 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,250 per year to $23,594 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Montana psychology schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carroll College - located in Helena, students are charged $23,594 per year
  2. Rocky Mountain College - located in Billings, students are charged $21,100 per year
  3. University of Great Falls - located in Great Falls, students are charged $18,956 per year

The psychology schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. Fort Peck Community College - located in Poplar, students are charged $2,250 per year
  2. Fort Belknap College - located in Harlem, students are charged $2,410 per year
  3. Dawson Community College - located in Glendive, students are charged $2,856 per year

A psychology degree from a Montana school... what next?

The largest populations of Montana psychology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Beaverhead County - 230 psychology professionals
  2. Flathead County - 50 psychology professionals
  3. Missoula County - 50 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 740 psychology professionals will be working in Montana state. This would require the number of psychology professionals to grow by 11%.

Salary

psychology professionals in Montana make an average of $66,590 per year. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $15,510 per year or as much as more than $78,540 per year in Montana. Psychology professionals in the following Montana counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Flathead County - $48,340 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $47,130 per year
  3. Missoula County - $46,610 per year

The following counties in Montana have the lowest average salaries for psychology professional:

  1. Cascade County - $44,820 per year
  2. Missoula County - $46,610 per year
  3. Beaverhead County - $47,130 per year

On average, the highest paid psychology professionals in Montana were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $85,390 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $47,790 per year

On average, the lowest paid psychology professionals in Montana were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $85,390 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $47,790 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in psychology in Montana and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or sports psychology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Psychology in Montana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Montana
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Montana

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,341 miles from location The University of Montana Missoula MT 62.7497 42% 14,921
7,230 miles from location Montana State University Bozeman MT 31.0254 50% 12,348
7,109 miles from location Montana State University-Billings Billings MT 21.9422 60% 3,635
7,258 miles from location Carroll College Helena MT 63.4046 36% 1,462
0 miles from location Salish Kootenai College Pablo MT 22.6874 n/a 1,204
7,111 miles from location Rocky Mountain College Billings MT 56.4196 67% 878
7,208 miles from location University of Great Falls Great Falls MT 11.7224 n/a 858
6,914 miles from location Dawson Community College Glendive MT 22.4796 n/a 441
6,922 miles from location Fort Peck Community College Poplar MT 6.09651 n/a 427
7,076 miles from location Fort Belknap College Harlem MT 16.9492 n/a 236
 

Curious what studying Psychology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Montana

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists + 440 $47,790 -24.1%
2
Psychologists, All Other + 40 $85,390 33.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are psychology related jobs in Montana