Sports Medicine in Montana

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Schools Offering Sports Medicine Programs in Montana


Around 0.1% of Montana's graduates graduate from sports medicine degree programs every year. Thus, Montana's 3 sports medicine schools put out approximately 12 sports medicine professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Montana with a sports medicine program is The University of Montana, which is located in Missoula. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. 8 students graduated with a degree in sports medicine from The University of Montana in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Montana was $5,476 per year.

Rocky Mountain College, which is located in Billings, is the second-ranked school in Montana that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Rocky Mountain College graduated 1 students from its sports medicine program. Rocky Mountain College charged in-state students $21,100 in tuition fees per year.

Montana State University-Billings, which is located in Billings, is the third-ranked school in Montana that has a sports medicine program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 3 students graduated from Montana State University-Billings sports medicine program. Montana State University-Billings charged in-state students $5,242 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Montana sports medicine school, average tuition will be $10,606 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $5,242 per year to $21,100 per year. In 2010, the sports medicine schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Montana were:

  1. Rocky Mountain College - located in Billings, students are charged $21,100 per year
  2. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  3. Montana State University-Billings - located in Billings, students are charged $5,242 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Montana sports medicine schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Montana State University-Billings - located in Billings, students are charged $5,242 per year
  2. The University of Montana - located in Missoula, students are charged $5,476 per year
  3. Rocky Mountain College - located in Billings, students are charged $21,100 per year

A sports medicine degree from a Montana school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs sports medicine graduates in Montana pursue include sports medicine coordinator , physical therapy professor, coach, physical therapist, and physical therapist assistant. Montana had 3,500 sports medicine professionals in 2010. 870 of these sports medicine professionals were sports medicine physicians, 130 were sports medicine coordinator s, and 120 were physical therapy professors. The following counties have the largest number of Montana sports medicine professionals:

  1. Beaverhead County - 770 sports medicine professionals
  2. Carbon County - 700 sports medicine professionals
  3. Missoula County - 540 sports medicine professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of sports medicine professionals in Montana will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 2,550 sports medicine professionals working in Montana. The greatest growth for sports medicine professional is predicted to be amongst Physical Therapist Assistants, who are expected to increase by 28% by 2018.

Salary

On average, sports medicine professionals earn a salary of $69,830 per year in Montana state. However, Montana sports medicine professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,370 per year to more than $93,840 per year in 2010. Sports medicine professionals in the following Montana counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Carter County - $107,695 per year
  2. Beaverhead County - $104,537 per year
  3. Carbon County - $96,833 per year

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

  1. Cascade County - $81,263 per year
  2. Missoula County - $83,378 per year
  3. Big Horn County - $94,010 per year

The sports medicine professionals with highest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Sports Medicine Physician - $199,410 per year
  2. Physical Therapist - $67,140 per year
  3. Physical Therapy Professor - $53,020 per year

The sports medicine professionals with lowest average salaries in Montana were:

  1. Sports Medicine Coordinator - $32,300 per year
  2. Coach - $28,220 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Montana statistics regarding a career in sports medicine and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as physical therapy or sports medicine.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sports Medicine in Montana
  • Master's Degree in Sports Medicine 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
7,109 miles from location Montana State University-Billings Billings MT 21.9422 60% 3,635
7,111 miles from location Rocky Mountain College Billings MT 56.4196 67% 878
 

Curious what studying Sports Medicine 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
Coaches and Scouts + 1,450 $28,220 66.7%
2
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 870 $199,410 314.3%
3
Physical Therapists + 820 $67,140 28.1%
4
Athletic Trainers + 130 $32,300
5
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 120 $53,020 -7.7%
6
Physical Therapist Assistants + 110 $38,890 -8.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are sports medicine related jobs in Montana