Late-start Courses
Our Mission Is
Education for Employment


DCTC credits are about 1/3 the cost of a private 2-year school.

DCTC annual tuition is only $5,000
(based on 30 credits per year)

Alumni Success

Alumni Success

Employers seek out DCTC graduates.

4 out of 5 employers would hire a DCTC graduate again.



DCTC offers day, evening, weekend and online courses in Rosemount, Eagan and at the South of the River Education Center in Burnsville to accommodate your busy schedule. Short-term programs can be completed in as little as six-weeks.

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At Dakota County Technical College
Nicole Nieman and Niki Wagner

New Vet Tech Program

Instructors Nicole Nieman and Niki Wagner love teaching students who love animals Dakota County Technical College is launching a new Veterinary Technician program fall...

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  Upcoming Events

College Closed (Presidents' Day)
Monday, Feb. 20
Game Day Tuesday
Tuesday, Feb. 21  | 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday Campus Visit
Tuesday, Feb. 21  | 1:00 p.m.
22 Push Up Challenge for Veterans Suicide Awareness
Wednesday, Feb. 22  | 12:30 p.m.
TRIO Lunch and Learn
Wednesday, Feb. 22  | 1:00 p.m.
The Things they Carry: Returning Veterans' Challenges
Wednesday, Feb. 22  | 1:00 p.m.

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Tuesday Campus Visit

Tuesday Campus Visit

Every Tuesday at 1 p.m.

Our Tuesday Campus Visit gives you the chance to accomplish a number of important goals:

  • Get your questions answered by admissions professionals
  • Learn about the academic program that interests you
  • Review Admissions Checklist
  • Tour classrooms, shops & labs
  • Learn about Credit for Prior Learning

Campus Visit Info

Burnsville Location

Looking for classes in the south metro? Check out the South of the River Education Center in Burnsville, Minn.