Online Courses

Online Learning

Online Courses

Dakota County Technical College offers several programs and courses online. Online learning is designed for students who need a convenient schedule and flexibility. Online credit courses follow the traditional semester schedule and offer the same coursework as an on-campus course, but provide flexibility for completing the work via the Internet.

If you are a current student, you can access your online courses at This site also provides tutorial information for using the online course management system (D2L Brightspace).

Course Types

  • Online courses are delivered with 1 or less on-campus meetings. Some courses may require exams to be proctored either on-campus or other proctor location. View online course schedule.
  • Hybrid or blended courses are a combination of both on-campus classroom meetings and online coursework. They will have fewer meeting times than a traditional classroom course, but will require students to review course materials, participate in discussion and complete assignments via the Internet. View blended/hybrid course schedule.

Online Programs

Registration for Courses

Notice to Out-of State Students Interested in DCTC Distance Education

State and federal laws require colleges and universities to be authorized to offer distance education in states other than their own.  DCTC is authorized (or is exempt from regulation) to offer distance education in many states.  However, the following states have not authorized DCTC to offer distance education to their residents:  Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington D.C., West Virginia, and Wyoming.

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