Academic Departments & Programs

If you are seeking a degree, certificate, or diploma, there are many exciting options for you to choose from at NDSCS.

Academic departments and programs

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Academic departments and programs
Wahpeton
Agriculture
agriculture

Whether you want to work the land, raise livestock or help others do it better, NDSCS is a great place to start.


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Wahpeton
Allied Dental Education
Dental

Dental assistants and hygienists are indispensable members of the dental team. Both are well-paid, rewarding careers that are in high demand.


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Wahpeton
Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology
Wahpeton
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
Auto Body Dept

If you love cars and have a creative side, auto body repair and refinishing might be the perfect career for you!


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Wahpeton
Automotive Technology
auto Tech

Hit the ground running with a hands-on, high-tech automotive technology education from NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Building Construction Technology
Building Construction

Get on-the-job training in residential and commercial construction in the NDSCS Building Construction Technology program.


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Wahpeton
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician
Caterpillar

The Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician program at NDSCS is designed to develop skilled service technicians for Caterpillar Dealerships.


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Wahpeton
Construction Management Technology
construction-management

Take charge of your career in the Construction Management Technology program at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts

Discover your passion for food while earning a degree in Culinary Arts.


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology
Diesel

Earn your degree in Diesel Technology in one of the nation's premier diesel tech educational facilities at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology - Case IH
Case IH

The NDSCS Diesel Technology - Case IH program combines state-of-the-art, on campus training with internships at a sponsoring Case IH dealership.


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology - Komatsu
Diesel Technology - Komatsu

The NDSCS Diesel Technology - Komatsu program combines state-of-the-art, on-campus training with internships at a sponsoring Komatsu dealership.


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Wahpeton
Electrical Technology
Electrical

Gear up for a challenging career in electrical wiring or construction, planning and estimating, or as an electrical technician.


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Fargo
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Paramedic

NDSCS-Fargo and Sanford Health EMS Education at F-M Ambulance have teamed up to offer two-year degree and certificate options in the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS).


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Wahpeton
English and Humanities
English

Develop your writing, reading and critical thinking skills through English and Humanities courses at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton, Online
Health Information
Health Information technician

Study Health Information at NDSCS and join one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S.


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Wahpeton
Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Health, Physical Education and Recreation

The Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) department at NDSCS offers many hands-on learning activities and experiences.


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Wahpeton
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology

Get on the path to a high-demand career with our HVAC/R Technology program.


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Information and Communications Technology
Information Communication

Earn your degree or certificate in Information and Communications Technology at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
John Deere Tech
John Deere Tech

NDSCS has partnered with John Deere to offer a focused two-year technician program.


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Wahpeton
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology
Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology

Get in the fast lane to a high-demand career with our Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology program.


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Wahpeton
Mathematics and Science
Wahpeton
Mechanical Systems
Mechanical Systems

Get training in HVAC/R and plumbing with a degree in Mechanical Systems.


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Nursing
Nursing

NDSCS has built a reputation for quality nursing education.

NDSCS-Fargo Practical Nursing cohorts are offered on a periodic basis. Contact 701-671-2967 for future start dates.


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Wahpeton
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant

If you are a creative, caring person who enjoys working with people, a career as an occupational therapy assistant may be for you.


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Wahpeton
Performing Arts
Performing Arts

Performing Arts at NDSCS includes choir, band and theater!


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Wahpeton, Online
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacy

The Pharmacy Technician program at NDSCS prepares students for a broad range of career options in settings from pharmacies to hospitals.


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Wahpeton
Plumbing
Plumbing

Earn your certificate in Plumbing at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Powersports Technology
Powertech

From dealerships to manufacturers – the NDSCS Powersports Technology program can take you anywhere in the power sports industry.


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Wahpeton
Precision Machining Technology
Precision Machining Technology

Learn the art and technology behind toolmaking in the Precision Machining Technology program at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology
Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology

Get hands-on training with emerging technical systems in the Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology program at NDSCS.


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Wahpeton
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences

The NDSCS Social and Behavioral Sciences department offers general education courses for students completing programs or transferring.


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Technical Studies
Technical Studies

The Technical Studies program addresses a recognized need for business and industry to attract highly trained workers.


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Wahpeton
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Drone

UAS technology is one of the fastest growing industriesand new applications of this technology are constantly being discovered in many different industries around the world.


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Welding Technology

Options by Occupational Cluster

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Options by Occupational Cluster
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Are you interested in a career in agriculture? Whether you grew up on the family farm, love working the land or are just interested in a major that will take you places, we’re more than just plows and cows at NDSCS.

Architecture and Construction
Architecture and Construction

If you enjoy working with your hands and the process of creating something from nothing, then you may just belong in a construction-related program. Plus, nationwide job opportunities mean you’re only two years away from a rewarding and well-paying job.

Business, Finance, Management and Marketing
Business, Finance, Management and Marketing

Maybe you’re a natural sales person or have a knack for budgeting and finances. Whether your career goal is to be a top executive or to run your own business, start with a degree from the business department at NDSCS.

Education and Training
Education and Training

Whether you enjoy helping people learn new things or love working with kids, becoming a teacher may just be your calling. At NDSCS we make starting your education with a 2-year degree, then transferring to finish with a bachelor's, a snap.

Hospitality and Tourism
Hospitality and Tourism

Do you enjoy cooking or have dreams about becoming a chef or owning your own restaurant? Master that spice rack and discover your passion for both food and business in the Culinary Arts program at NDSCS.

Human Services
Human Services

If you’re a great listener and don’t mind lending a helping hand, a fulfilling career in mental health care, public health, counseling or community outreach might be the right choice for you.

Information Technology
Information Technology

Are you a computer whiz who speaks code, widgets and bytes like a second language? Gear up for a high-paced career in web design or development, IT forensics or security, computer programming or network support.

Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Do you have the ability to stay calm in a crisis? Hit the ground running and start your education at NDSCS with a 2-year degree, then transfer to finish with a bachelor’s.

Manufacturing
Manufacturing

Are you interested in working with robotics, precision machinery and computers to produce products we use every day? With advancements in technology taking place almost daily, the need for more highly educated employees in this field just keeps growing.

Transportation
Transportation

If you find the mechanics of an engine fascinating, not frustrating, and love cars—fast cars, custom cars, vintage cars, all cars—then you may just belong in a transportation-related program at NDSCS.