Small Business in Montana

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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Montana


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Montana students graduate with degrees in entrepreneurship. In other words, every year an estimated 11 small business professionals graduate from Montana's 4 small business schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana that has a small business program is The University of Montana. The University of Montana, which was ranked 37th in the country in 2010, is located in Missoula. 2 students graduated with a degree in small business from The University of Montana in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Montana was $5,476 per year.

The second-ranked school in Montana that has a small business program is Miles Community College. Miles Community College, which was ranked 78th in the country in 2010, is located in Miles City. In 2010, 4 students graduated from Miles Community College small business program. Miles Community College charged in-state students $3,420 in tuition fees per year.

Blackfeet Community College, which is located in Browning, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with degree in small business from Blackfeet Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Blackfeet Community College was $2,190 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Montana small business school, average tuition will be $3,668 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,190 per year to $5,476 per year. The Montana small business schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  2. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year
  3. Miles Community College - located in Miles City, students are charged $3,420 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Blackfeet Community College - located in Browning, students are charged $2,190 per year
  2. Miles Community College - located in Miles City, students are charged $3,420 per year
  3. Flathead Valley Community College - located in Kalispell, students are charged $3,584 per year

A small business degree from a Montana school... what next?

The Montana counties with the largest populations of small business professional are:

  1. Beaverhead County - 1,590 small business professionals
  2. Carbon County - 1,040 small business professionals
  3. Missoula County - 770 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Montana will grow by 5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 6,910 small business professionals working in Montana.

Salary

On average, small business professionals earn $80,850 per year. However, Montana small business professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $29,610 per year to more than $154,880 per year in 2010. The following counties in Montana have the highest average salaries for small business professionals:

  1. Carbon County - $83,510 per year
  2. Flathead County - $81,290 per year
  3. Cascade County - $81,200 per year

On average, small business professionals earn the least in the following Montana counties:

  1. Big Horn County - $79,050 per year
  2. Missoula County - $79,090 per year
  3. Carter County - $79,230 per year

On average, the highest paid small business professionals in Montana were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $80,850 per year

The small business professionals with lowest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $80,850 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Montana statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Montana
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Montana

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
7,327 miles from location Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell MT 10.7207 n/a 2,501
7,262 miles from location Blackfeet Community College Browning MT 11.0809 n/a 533
6,975 miles from location Miles Community College Miles City MT 21.7279 n/a 502
 

Curious what studying Small Business 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)
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General and Operations Managers + 5,070 $80,850 -52.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are small business related jobs in Montana