DCTC Voted Star Tribune Minnesota’s Best

2023 Silver Best Trade/Technical School

Dakota County Technical College has been voted Star Tribune Minnesota’s Best 2023 Silver Best Trade/Technical School. According to the Star Tribune, “Minnesota’s Best is the premier ‘best-of’ program in the state.”

The Minnesota’s Best program was launched to help local and regional businesses thrive. More than 1 million votes were cast overall in 2023.

More about DCTC…

Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of our students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum.

As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members, and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college’s mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.

“Our mission is to provide education for employment,” said Michael Berndt, president of DCTC and Inver Hills Community College. “This vision guides our daily work and captures the spirit of our campus. As a DCTC student, you will experience hands-on learning opportunities that will help you explore new interests and develop your full potential.”

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