DCTC offers programs that allow you to earn college credits for free while you are still in high school. As a qualifying high school student, you will be able to seamlessly transfer the credits you earn to nearly any college or university in Minnesota, as well as many others nationwide.
As a qualified high school junior or senior, you can earn credit for college-level courses taken at DCTC through Post-Secondary Enrollment Options, or PSEO. The credits you earn at DCTC will apply to both high school graduation requirements and a college transcript.
The Dakota County Area Learning School (DCALS) provides alternative learning programming to Intermediate School District 917 member district students in a variety convenient programs. The programs offered through ISD 917 provide students with alternatives that students say fit their educational needs better than a traditional education setting for a variety of reasons.