AA/AS = Associate of Arts/Science (AA/AS)
  A = Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
  C = Certificate of Applied Science (CAS)
  P = Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)

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YOUR GUIDE

**Career Clusters**


Click the individual headings below to access program offerings throughout the state.

AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES

The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.

Agri-Business Technology/Agriculture & Food Systems
A – Dawson Community College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AC – Miles Community College

Agri-Business Technology – Equine
A – Dawson Community College

Agricultural Science/Technology
A – MSU Northern

Agricultural Mechanics Machinery/Technology
A – MSU Northern

Brewing Science and Brewery Operations
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Equine Studies
A – Miles Community College
A – UM Western

Farrier Science
P – UM Western

Grooming
P – UM Western

Livestock Technology
C – Dawson Community College

Natural Horsemanship
A – UM Western

Natural Resource Management
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AS – Salish Kootenai College
AS – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College

ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Facilities Management Engineering
C – Missoula College

Building Technology/Trades
AC – Highlands College
AC – Fort Peck Community College
C – Blackfeet Community College
C – Stone Child College

Carpentry/Sustainable Construction
AC – Missoula College
AC – City College
AC – Highlands College
AC – Aaniiih Nakoda College

Construction Technology
CP – Missoula College
AC – City College
AC – Highlands College
A – Blackfeet Community College
C – Stone Child College

Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning
C – Helena College
P – Missoula College
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Historic Preservation
A – Highlands College

Pre-Apprentice Lineman
C – Highlands College

ARTS, A/V TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS

Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.

3D Jewelry Computer Design/Production
AA – Salish Kootenai College

Goldsmithing & 3D Jewelry Design
AC – Flathead Valley Community College

Graphic Design
AC – Flathead Valley Community College

Interior Design/Space Planning
P – Helena College
A – Gallatin College

Media Design - Information Technology
AA – Salish Kootenai College

Music Technology
A – Dawson Community College

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION

Careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.

Administrative Assistant/Support
A – Helena College
A – Highlands College
C – Fort Peck Community College
A – Chief Dull Knife College

Administrative Management
A – Missoula College

Business
AS* – MSU Northern
A – UM Western
AA – Aaniiih Nakoda College
A – Stone Child College

Business Administration
A – Helena College
AC – Flathead Valley Community College
P* – Miles Community College
AA – Fort Peck Community College
AS – Blackfeet Community College
AA – Salish Kootenai College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College

Business Management/Entrepreneurship
C – Helena College
A – Missoula College
P – Gallatin College
A* – Dawson Community College
C – Flathead Valley Community College
A – Chief Dull Knife College

Business Technology/Medical Office Specialist
A – Highlands College
A – Salish Kootenai College

Customer Relations
C* – Bitterroot College
C* – Missoula College
P* – Miles Community College
C – Stone Child College

Customer Services (Patient Relations)
P – Flathead Valley Community College
C – Stone Child College

Entrepreneurship
AP* – Missoula College
C* – Miles Community College

Human Resource Management
C* – City College

Legal Administrative Assistant
C – Helena College

Medical Administrative Assistant
AC –Helena College
A – Missoula College
A – City College
AS – Salish Kootenai College

Medical Office Technology
P – Salish Kootenai College

Office Administration & Technology
AC – Helena College
A – Miles Community College
A – Fort Peck Community College
P – Salish Kootenai College
A – Stone Child College
C – Chief Dull Knife College

Receptionist - Medical/Dental
C – Missoula College
C- Highlands College

Project Management
P – Carroll College

Sales and Marketing
AC – Missoula College
P* – Miles Community College

Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship
C – Helena College
AC – Flathead Valley Community College
A* – Miles Community College
AA – Little Big Horn College

Social Media Management-Admin. Management
A – Missoula College

Support Professional
AC – Flathead Valley Community College

Tribal Management
C – Aaniiih Nakoda College
AA – Salish Kootenai College
C – Little Big Horn College

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.

Early Childhood Education
AC** – Helena College
AC** – Missoula College
AC** – City College
AC** – Gallatin College
AC** – Great Falls College
AC** – Highlands College
AC** – Dawson Community College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AC** – UM Western
AA – Aaniiih Nakoda College
A – Fort Peck Community College
AS – Blackfeet Community College
AA – Salish Kootenai College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College

Education Studies
A – UM Western
AA – Aaniiih Nakoda College
A – Fort Peck Community College
AA – Blackfeet Community College
AS – Salish Kootenai College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College

Paraprofessional Educator
C* – Flathead Valley Community College

FINANCE

Planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.

Accounting
A – Helena College
A*C* – City College
A – Great Falls College
P* – Miles Community College
C – Fort Peck Community College
AS – Blackfeet Community College
C – Little Big Horn College
C – Stone Child College

Accounting Technology
A – Helena College
A – Missoula College
A – Highlands College
AC – Flathead Valley Community College

Accounting Technology-Computer Support
A – Missoula College

Bookkeeping
C – Helena College
C – Gallatin College
C – Highlands College

Payroll Accounting
C – Flathead Valley Community College

HEALTH SCIENCE

Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.

Allied Health
AS – Aaniiih Nakoda College
A – Stone Child College

Applied Psychology
AA – Fort Peck Community College
A –Stone Child College

Behavioral Health Aide/Certified Nursing Assistant
P – Bitterroot College
P – Highlands College
P – Miles Community College
P – Aaniiih Nakoda College
C – Blackfeet Community College
PC – Salish Kootenai College

Computed Tomography (CT)
P* – Missoula College

Dental Assistant
C – Great Falls College
AC – Salish Kootenai College

Dental Hygiene
A – Great Falls College

Emergency Management
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Emergency Medical Technician/Pre-Paramedic
P – Great Falls College

Paramedic
AP – City College
A – Great Falls College
A – Flathead Community College

Healthcare Informatics Tech
C – Missoula College

Healthcare Office Management
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Health Information Coding Specialist
A – Missoula College
C – Gallatin College
C* – Great Falls College

Health Information Technology
P* – Missoula College
A* – Great Falls College
A – Montana Tech
A – Stone Child College

Health Occupations
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Health Science
C – Aaniiih Nakoda College
AS – Blackfeet Community College

Medical Assistant
C – Helena College
A – Missoula College
C – Gallatin College
A – Great Falls College
A – Highlands College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
C – Salish Kootenai College

Medical Billing & Coding
C* – City College
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Medical Laboratory Technician
A** – Miles Community College

Nursing – Practical
A – Helena College
A – Missoula College
C – City College
C – Great Falls College
C – Flathead Valley Community College
A – Blackfeet Community College
AS – Little Big Horn College

Nursing – RN
A – Helena College
A – Missoula College
A – City College
A – Great Falls College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
A – Miles Community College
A – Montana Tech
AS – MSU Northern
AS – Blackfeet Community College
AS – Salish Kootenai College

Patient Relations Specialist
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Personal Trainer
C – Flathead Valley Community College

Pharmacy Technology
C – Missoula College
A – City College
P* – Great Falls College
P – Flathead Valley Community College
P* – Miles Community College

Phlebotomy
P – Great Falls College
P – Miles Community College
P – Aaniiih Nakoda College

Physical Therapist Assistant
A – Great Falls College
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Pre-Pharmacy
A –Helena College

Pre-Health
AA – Fort Peck Community College
AS – Little Big Horn College

Pre-Nursing
C – Stone Child College

Radiologic Technology
A – Missoula College
A – City College
A – Highlands College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
A** – Miles Community College

Respiratory Care
A – Missoula College
A – Great Falls College
Surgical Technology
A* – Missoula College
A** – City College
A – Great Falls College
A** – Highlands College
A – Flathead Valley Community College

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel related services.

Food Service Management
A – Missoula College

Culinary Arts
C – Missoula College
A – Flathead Valley Community College

HUMAN SERVICES

Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services.

Human Services
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AA – Aaniiih Nakoda College
AA – Fort Peck Community College
AA – Blackfeet Community College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Salish Kootenai College

Hospitality Management
AC – Missoula College

Subst. Abuse/Addiction/Chem. Dep. Counseling
A – Missoula College
AA – Dawson Community College
AA – Flathead Valley Community College
A – MSU Billings
A – Fort Peck Community College
AA – Blackfeet Community College
AA – Salish Kootenai College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College
P* – University of Great Falls

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.

Computer Assistant
C – Great Falls College

Computer Desktop/Network Support
A – City College
A – Great Falls College
A – Miles Community College
C – Fort Peck Community College
A – Little Big Horn College

Computer Information Systems
AS – Aaniiih Nakoda College
A – Blackfeet Community College
A – Little Big Horn College

Computer Networking
A – Helena College
C – City College
C – Great Falls College
AC – Highlands College
C- Little Big Horn College

Computer Science/Technology
A – Fort Peck Community College
C – Little Big Horn College

Computer Support
C – Missoula College

Computer Systems Technology (Networking)
A – City College

Cybersecurity
P* – Missoula College

Information Technology/Systems
A – Missoula College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AS – Salish Kootenai College
C – Little Big Horn College
A –Stone Child College

Microcomputer Specialist/Technology
A – Great Falls College

Network Administration and Security
A – Missoula College

Network and Information Security
AC – Missoula College

Programming Technology
A – Helena College
A – City College
A – Great Falls College

Web Technology/Development/Design
A – Highlands College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
A – Miles Community College
C – Fort Peck Community College
P – Carroll College

LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS & SECURITY

Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.

Correctional Officer
C – Dawson Community College

Criminal Justice
A* – Dawson Community College
A – Flathead Valley Community College
AA – Blackfeet Community College
A* – University of Great Falls

Criminal Justice - Peace Officer
A* - Dawson Community College

Criminal Justice - Private Security
A* - Dawson Community College

Emergency Management
A –Flathead Valley Community College

Fire & Rescue Technology/Fire Science
A – Helena College
A – City College

Paralegal/Paralegal Studies
A – Missoula College
AC – Chief Dull Knife College
A – University of Great Falls

MANUFACTURING

Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.

Aerospace Welding
C – Highlands College

Corrosion Technology
A – Dawson Community College

Computer Aided Manufacturing
AC – Helena College
CP – Highlands College

Electronics Technician-Tier I, II, III, IV
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Firearms Technologies
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Industrial Machine Technology/CNC
C – Gallatin College
PC –Highlands College
AC – Flathead Valley

Industrial Maintenance Technician-Tier I, II, III, IV
ACP- Flathead Valley Community College

Industrial Technician
AC – Great Falls College

Machinist Technician-Tier I, II, III, IV
CP – Missoula College
P – Highlands College
P – Flathead Valley Community College

Manufacturing
A – MSU Northern

Metals (Fabrication/Metal Arts Fabrication) Technology
A – Helena College
ACP – City College
A – Highlands College

Machine Tool Technology
C – Helena College
P – Highlands

Nondestructive Testing
C – Flathead Valley Community College

Plumbing Technology
A – MSU Northern

Process Plant Technology
A – City College

Renewable Energy Technician
A – Great Falls College

Sustainable Energy Technician
ACP – City College

Water Quality – Quantity
A – Stone Child College

Welding - Aerospace Welding
C – Highlands College

Welding Fabrication Tech/Welding & Inspection
C – Bitterroot College
AC – Helena College
AC – Missoula College
AC – City College
C – Gallatin College
C – Great Falls College
C – Highlands College
AC – Dawson Community College
ACP – Flathead Valley Community College
C – MSU Northern
AC – Aaniiih Nakoda College
C – Fort Peck Community College
C – Little Big Horn College

Welding Tech, Tier I
P – Missoula College
P – City College
P – Great Falls College
CP – Highlands College
CP – Fort Peck Community College

MARKETING

Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.

Sales & Marketing
AC – Missoula College
P* – Miles Community College

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICS

Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.

Civil Engineering Technology
A – Highlands College
A – MSU Northern

Computer Aided Design
C – Missoula College
AC – Highlands College

Drafting Technology/Technician
A – Gallatin College
AC – Highlands College
A – MSU Northern

Electrical Technology
AC – Flathead Valley Community College
A – MSU Northern

Electrician's Helper
P – Missoula College

Electronics Technology
AC – Flathead Valley Community College

Energy Technology
P – City College

Engineering Technology
A – Dawson Community College
AA – Fort Peck Community College
AS – Little Big Horn College

Geoscience Technology
P – Salish Kootenai College

Land Surveying
P – Helena College
A – Flathead Valley Community College

Photonics and Laser Technology
AS – Gallatin College

Pre-Engineering
AS – Blackfeet Community College
AS – Salish Kootenai College
C – Stone Child College

Recycling Technician
P* – Missoula College

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES

Native American Studies
AA – Aaniiih Nakoda College
AA – Fort Peck Community College
AA – Blackfeet Community College
P – Salish Kootenai College
AA – Little Big Horn College
A – Stone Child College

TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS

Planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

Automotive Collision & Refinishing
AC – City College

Automotive Technology
A – Helena College
AC – City College
AC – Highlands College
AC – Miles Community College
AC – MSU Northern
AC – Fort Peck Community College

Aviation
A – Gallatin College

Aviation Maintenance Technology
A – Helena College

Diesel Equipment/Technology
A – Helena College
A – Missoula College
AC – City College
AC –MSU Northern

Heavy Equipment Operation
C – Missoula College
P – Flathead Valley Community College
C – Miles Community College
C – Fort Peck Community College
C – Salish Kootenai College
C – Little Big Horn College

Highway Construction Training
C – Salish Kootenai College

Hybrid Vehicle Technology
P – Helena College

Truck Driving
P – Bitterroot College
P – Missoula College
P – Highlands College
CP- Fort Peck Community College
C – Salish Kootenai College

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