Programs & Majors
Our classrooms, labs and shops are where the rubber meets the road. Your education depends on the quality of your instruction - and our instructors are the best in the business. Our programs are geared toward rewarding employment - and our graduates experience a 94 percent placement rate in the field of their dreams.
Not sure which program is right for you? Take the Career Interest Assessment and find out today!
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See what courses we offer and get the data to get enrolled. Because we know that you live a busy schedule, we built flexibility into the system.
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Check important dates for the academic year, including summer session and fall and spring semester. Keep your education on track.
High School Programs
Upward Bound, through the TRIO program, provides students with the tools they need to graduate from high school and set them up for success throughout college.
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) provides Minnesota juniors and seniors an opportunity to receive high school, college, or university credits through courses that are completed at DCTC.
With an understanding that learning needs for each individual student are unique and don't always follow the traditional college pathway, Customized Training offers a variety of programs - from courses for credit, to CEU-based seminars, to career-enhancing design, technology and business classes.
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Online learning is designed for students who need flexibility. Advance your education or earn your degree while working full-time. Administered through normal on-campus channels, online courses have the advantage of coursework that can be accomplished from a remote location via the Internet.
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Military & Veteran services
DCTC has shown its commitment to being a veteran friendly campus by being proclaimed a Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Company in 2010, opening a newly remodeled Military and Veterans Service Center in 2016. Military Times has ranked Dakota County Technical College #4 in the nation and #1 in Minnesota on Best for Vets: Colleges 2020: Career and Technical Colleges. DCTC has been ranked nationally by Best for Vets four years in a row: #4 in 2020, #6 in 2019, #7 in 2018 and #12 in 2017.
MILITARY & VETERAN Services
Have you already earned college-level course credits and wish to transfer into a degree, diploma or certificate program? Have you completed courses at DCTC and have questions about our transfer agreements? Learn how to transfer credits to or from DCTC.
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