Sherry Lesar School of Nursing at Montana Tech
The Sherry Lesar School of Nursing at Montana Tech is the #1 nursing program in Montana, according to the 2023 Top Ranked Nursing Schools listing by RegisteredNursing.org, and the 2021 Best Nursing School in Montana by RNcareers.org.
Undergraduate students may pursue a bachelor's of science degree in nursing and a minor in health care informatics. The Sherry Lesar School of Nursing continues to sustain NCLEX-RN pass rates between 90-100%, well above the State and National averages.
After successful completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, students must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) before entering the workforce as an RN. Montana Tech has determined that the Nursing program meets the educational requirements necessary for the student to seek licensure/certification in the state of Montana. Montana Tech has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in any other state.
Montana Tech is one of only two publicly funded nursing programs in Montana to offer a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
This 18-credit minor focuses on health care ethics, delivery, systems, medical recordkeeping, and data integration and exchange.
Montana Technological University has partnered with Mantra Health, a telemental health provider, to offer virtual mental healthcare options for students during daytime, evening, and weekend hours.
Montana Tech’s reputation as a top choice for nursing students continues to grow, as EDsmart, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and independent rankings, recently ranked the program among the best BSN programs in the nation for 2022.
Montana Technological University announced today the most significant gift in the history of the university. Excitement filled the room of faculty, staff, students, friends, and community members when Chancellor Les Cook announced a $7M gift from Dave and Sherry Lesar.
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