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 www.onlinedctc.com. This site also provides tutorial information for using the online course management system (D2L Brightspace).
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.