Best Graduate Schools in Montana by Salary Potential

Find out what a master's degree from Montana State University is worth. [Read More]

The goal of the Payscale College Salary Report, specifically for Montana graduate students, is to give insight into not only which programs may be a solid academic fit, but enlighten students on the financial investment of a graduate degree so that you can think about how that can affect your long-term career trajectory. Montana State University offers a non-MBA master's degree program, and is a public school with great research opportunities, and a solid sports program to root for on your days off.

You can count MSU among the top graduate programs in Montana, and according to our data more than 60 percent of students find high meaning in their careers.

The school itself is split fairly evenly, about 50/50 male/female, and it has a total student enrollment of about 1,678. Notable Alumni of the school include Jan Stenerud, Sarah Vowell, Doug Coombs, Craig Kilborn, Dennis Erickson, Christopher Langan, and democratic presidential hopeful Lincoln Chafee.

According to the school's site, MSU offers more than 50 different master's degree programs, ranging form Agriculture to Immunology. Students who've graduated have gone on to work in such fields as Engineering, HR and Architecture. Students are extremely satisfied with their careers after graduating, according to our survey, and have gone on to work for such prestigious organizations as The Boeing Company, The Russell Investment Group, and even NBC Universal, Inc.

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