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Study at Dakota County Technical College

Dakota County Technical College, also called DCTC, is a public, two-year, technical college located in Rosemount, Minnesota, United States. It was established in the year 1970. DCTC is under the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. The main campus is located on 108 acres of land in Rosemount. The college has additional sites in Apple Valley and Eagan. DCTC enrolls more than 3, 000 credit students and over 6, 000 customized training students. Students of DCTC can choose from over 40 different programs that lead to A. S. and A. A. S. degrees, diplomas, and certificates. These are offered through the following academic divisions:
  • Business and Information Systems
  • Business and Management
  • Continuing Education and Training
  • Design
  • General Education
  • Health and Human Services
  • Technical Careers
  • Transportation
The athletic teams of Dakota County Technical College are known as the Blue Knights. The men's and women's sports teams participate in baseball, soccer, and softball. Students are also members of clubs and organizations such as Phi Theta Kappa, SkillsUSA, and Multicultural Student Leadership Organization.

Profile of Dakota County Technical CollegeDakota County Technical College is in Rosemount, MN. Rosemount is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Dakota County Technical College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school tries to provide students with lots of choices, and does not tend to focus on only a few programs of study. Fields of study in vogue at Dakota County Technical College include transportation, design, and hospitality.

Dakota County Technical College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students. People seek out Dakota County Technical College, and many students are from other states.

The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Dakota County Technical College teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 864 students study at the school . Dakota County Technical College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine211nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse
Transportation108truck and bus driver
Medical Support and Technology66dental assistant, medical assistant
Mechanics and Repair66automobile mechanics, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, heavy truck tech
Business and Management63accounting, marketing, business management, human resources development, entrepreneurship, sales, accounting technology
Construction Trades60lineworker, electrician, masonry
Design52interior design, graphic design
Family and Social Work36child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering33computer networking, web design, database administration, computer programming
Hospitality31tourism and travel, travel services
Engineering Technician27architectural drafting, biomedical tech, telecommunications tech, manufacturing tech
Production Trades21welding, woodworking
Photography and Commercial Art17photography, commercial art
Medical administration13medical secretary, medical transcription
Landscaping and Horticulture12landscaping
office and Administration11executive secretary, administrative assistant, general office occupations, office data entry
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10exercise science
Real Estate and Construction Management6real estate
Contact: Dakota County Technical CollegeDakota County Technical College

1300 145th Street East

Rosemount, MN 55068-2999

General Phone: (651) 423-8301


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