Montana Nursing License

Montana Nursing

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Montana State Board of Nursing before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Nursing Licenses in MontanaMaster’s Required?
Advanced Practice NursingY
Registered Nurse (RN)N
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)N

Montana Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$22,840$34,910$56,380 >$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Montana can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Montana nursing salary.

Montana Nursing Scholarships

For nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Montana a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No

Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Montana. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Montana, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Montana nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Montana, please let us know!


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Montana Nursing Licensure Renewal

All Montana nursing licenses renew December 31 of even-numbered years. Nurses should be prepared for random audits.