IT and Programming

A career in one of the fastest growing sectors in the workplace

Today’s IT and Programming jobs pay well and are always in demand.

The program offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Software Development and an Associate of Science degree designed to transfer to a four-year Computer Science degree at UM, MSU, or Montana Tech. A new Associate of Applied Science degree in Cloud DevOps and a new Certificate of Applied Science in IT Help Desk are scheduled to be offered beginning Fall 2023.

Computer programmers and software developers write the software that enables computers to perform useful functions. Programmers take the designs of software engineers and developers and turn them into instructions that the computer can read. The work of a programmer can vary, with different subsets that focus on multiple areas in the computer industry.

In an industry driven by constant progression, our curriculum is evaluated by an advisory council to ensure relevance and student success in the work place.

IT and Programming Degree Planning Sheets

Questions about the IT & Programming program? Email Bryon Steinwand at or call 406-447-6967.

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