Western Dakota Technical Institute opened in 1968 and is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. It is located in Rapid City, South Dakota. WDT offers degree programs that provide students with the education that they need for careers that they desire, and prepares students for specific, in-demand careers. Students learn the skills that are needed to enter the job market, to advance more quickly with current employers, and to keep pace with change. WDT students receive a quality education, and WDT’s programs are in sync with current and future job requirements, and instructors understand the realities of the working world. Each program's equipment, facilities and courses are regularly reviewed to make sure they are similar to industry.
Western Dakota Tech offers associate's degrees and certificates in the following subjects:
- Business and Computers
- Construction and Manufacturing
- Energy and Environmental Technologies
- Health Sciences
- Legal and Public Services
- Transportation Technologies
Western Dakota Technical Institute, in partnership with ed2go, offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.
Accreditation & Licensing
Western Dakota Technical Institute is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)