Granite Falls, MN

School Details

Minnesota West Community and Technical College is a two-year, public institution of higher education, located in the city of Granite Falls, Minnesota. The college was founded in 1997 from the merging of Worthington Community College and Southwestern Technical College. The institution has five campuses in southwestern Minnesota: Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone and Worthington and four learning centers in Fairmont, Luverne, Marshall, and Redwood Falls.

Minnesota West offers associate's degree programs that are transferable to four-year institutions and technical and career programs that lead to employment or transfer. Students can earn diplomas and certificates as well. Students can take a single online course or may choose to complete a program or degree online. Currently, students can complete an Associate in Arts degree totally online.

Accreditation & Licensing

Minnesota West Community and Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Associate of Applied Science in Individualized Studies Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Associate of Science in Individualized Studies


Accountant Clerk Diploma Accountant Diploma Accounting Certificate Administrative Assistant Diploma Associate of Applied Science in Accountant Associate of Applied Science in Administrative Assistant Associate of Arts in Communication Studies (Transfer Pathway) Associate of Science in Business (Transfer Pathway) Associate of Science in Business Management Management Certificate Manufacturing Production Technician Certificate Receptionist Certificate Supervisory Leadership in Management Certificate

Computer Science & IT

Applications Specialist Certificate Associate of Applied Science in (Computer) Information Security & Assurance Associate of Applied Science in Computer & Networking Technology CISCO Networking Certificate Computer Specialist Certificate Desktop Support Specialist Certificate Information Security Management Certificate Information Technology Certificate IT Workplace Assistant Certificate IT Workplace Specialist Certificate Programmer Specialist Certificate Webpage Design Assistant Certificate

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate


Education Paraprofessional Certificate


Associate of Applied Science in Energy Technical Specialist Biofuels Technology Biodiesel Certificate Biofuels Technology Ethanol Certificate


Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Administrative Assistant Associate of Science in Management & Supervision in Healthcare Community Health Worker Certificate Medical Coding Specialist Diploma Pharmacy Technician Certificate