Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.
DCTC is on a mission to provide college-level education for employment. Graduates of our institution will be wholly equipped to advance their chose careers in an increasingly challenging global economy.
To meet that mission, DCTC faculty, programs and facilities uphold all appropriate credentials, accreditations and standards.
Meet Ron Thomas, Ph.D., president of DCTC since 1999.
Our Civic Engagement Committee strives to bring community service into our academic curriculums. Teaching students citizenship skills through community involvement is a critical job of higher education.
It's a diversified world and our campus is a multicultural microcosm.
Find out what jobs are open at our college and fill out and application if you discover your match.
From its beginning in 1969 serving 50 students in three majors to our name change in 1989 to today, learn the rich history of Dakota County Technical College.
Check out our state-of-the-art athletics facilities, rent our conference rooms and track the progress of our Transportation Center project.
See how easy it is to find our Main Campus in Rosemount, our Apple Valley Site, and our IT Training Center in Eagan.
Highlights from the 2011-2012 academic year.
Keep up with what's up at DCTC.
We've gone public, as it were, and here's where you can find out all about us.
Study our strategy for the future. See how we plan to use fresh ideas and inventive course offerings to handle intense demographic shifts and the enduring struggle for student enrollment.
All Dakota County Technical College policies are available here: College Organization and Administration policies, Student policies, Education/Instruction policies, Human Resources policies, Finance and Administration policies, and Facilities Management policies.