nursing image

Helena College Nursing Programs 

What you’ll learn:

The Nursing Program prepares graduates to become educated health care providers in various environments. Employment and articulation are core focuses of the program. Helena College has two nursing degree programs:

Follow this link to a website produced by first semester practical nursing students with information for individuals considering the HC Nursing program.

Associate of Applied Science – Practical Nursing

Associate Degree Leading to Registered Nursing


Sandy Sacry, Director, RN, MSN
Jan Campana, MSN, ASRN
Deb Rapaport, RN, MSN
Rebecca Gibson, RN, BSN
Karmen Williams, RN, MSN

Contact Us:
Administrative Associate: Cherise Hecht (406)447-6985 or email

Program cost

$8,678 - $13,378 (Depending on length of program)

Potential employers

Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Physician Offices, and Other Health Care Agencies

What type of job can I get?

Licensed Practical Nurse

Registered Nurse

Program Annual Report for Montana Board of Nursing 2014-2015

Job outlook & wages

LPN Median Wage in MT*:  $35,670

LPN Median Wage in US*:  $40,380

LPN Expected Growth in MT*:  13.1%

LPN Expected Growth in US*:  20.6%

RN Median Wage in MT*:  $56,790

RN Median Wage in US*:  $64,690

RN Expected Growth in MT*:  19.9%

RN Expected Growth in US*:  22.2%

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment Projections;
MT Dept. of Labor and Industry, Research and Analysis Bureau

The RN program is currently accredited by ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)  until the Spring of 2016, when the program will undergo a re-accreditation process. 


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta GA 30326
P.(404)975-5000/ F.(404)975-5020