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
  1. 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.

Complete alphabetical academics options list

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Complete alphabetical academics options list
Wahpeton, Online
Administration and Finance
Administration and Finance

Students earning and Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) in Business Management can expect to formulate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for a successful transition to a career-sustaining position or further study in one of several business career pathways.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Business


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Wahpeton
Ag Business
Ag Business

The Ag Business option focuses on core business concepts such as accounting, sales, management and marketing, while providing a diverse agriculture background.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton
Agriculture Transfer
Agriculture Transfer

The Agriculture transfer option is designed for students who plan to continue their studies toward a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from one of the area universities.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Agronomy
Agronomy

The Agronomy curriculum is designed to provide instruction in crop production, soils, marketing, field crop scouting and business management. Cutting edge agricultural technology is infused into this curriculum wherever possible.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton
Animal Science
Animal Science

In the Animal Science option in the Agriculture Department you can choose between careers in diversified crop and livestock production, sales of livestock feed and supplies, and employment in a livestock operation.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton
Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology
Architectural Drafting and Estimating Technology

Get hands-on experiences in computer-aided drafting (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) for residential and commercial buildings, estimating, structural design, mechanical and electrical systems for buildings, presentation techniques and remodeling.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology

Students in the Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology program are trained hands-on with the latest equipment found in the industry. This includes computer estimating, computer measuring systems, computer paint mixing, wheel alignment, refinishing, spot repair and custom painting.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Automotive and Diesel Master Technician (Auto Tech Graduates)
Automotive and Diesel Master Technician (Auto Tech Graduates)

This is a third-year option developed for students who complete Automotive Technology and want to continue their education and increase their technical and mechanical skills. The dual major will strengthen the marketability of students for employment in diesel, automotive and related fields.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Automotive and Diesel Master Technician (Diesel Tech Graduates)
Automotive and Diesel Master Technician (Diesel Tech Graduates)

This is a third-year option developed for students who complete Diesel Technology and want to continue their education and increase their technical and mechanical skills. The dual major will strengthen the marketability of students for employment in diesel, automotive and related fields.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology

Students in the Automotive Technology program are provided with experiences emphasizing diagnostic and repair skills with extensive shop time. Students test, diagnose, adjust and repair automotive systems.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Biotechnology Transfer
Biotechnology Transfer

The biotechnician has a diversified education in biology, chemistry and physics. While a few entry-level jobs are available to biotechnicians with an A.S. or B.S. degree, most often the undergraduate Biotechnology curriculum is used as a stepping-stone to a M.D., M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Building Construction Technology
Building Construction Technology

The Building Construction Technology program prepares students with skills to work in many areas of the construction industries. The program is a unique blend of education and hands-on training that will allow graduates to work for builders, general contractors and subcontractors.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Business Transfer
Business Administration Transfer

The Liberal Arts degree with an emphasis in Business is for students intending to earn a four-year degree. It provides a smooth transition into an accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, or international business baccalaureate program at a four-year institution.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Business, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Fargo
Business Management - Business Pro Curriculum Options
Business Management - Business Pro Curriculum Options

The Business Pro Series is ideal for adult learners, people who want to fill in gaps in their skill sets, entrepreneurs and small business owners. The series is broken into four areas of emphasis: sales, management/supervision, entrepreneurship, and finance.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo
  • Cluster: Business


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Wahpeton
Business Technology Management
Business Technology Management

The Business Technology Management option is designed as a third-year option for students who have previously completed a technical degree program (Auto Body, Machine Tooling, Plumbing, Welding, etc.).

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, third-year option
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Business


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Wahpeton
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician
Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician

Students in the Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician program receive up-to-date technical training on Caterpillar equipment and systems through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction, and an internship at the participating Caterpillar dealer.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Chef Training and Management Technology
Chef Training and Management Technology

The Culinary Arts curriculum provides students with a broad range of study that enables them to be employed in a large variety of occupations within the food service and hospitality industry. Students learn quality food preparation, service techniques, organizational skills, and are exposed to all aspects of the industry.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Hospitality and Tourism


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Chemistry Transfer
Chemistry Transfer

The Chemistry transfer curriculum is designed for students planning a career in chemistry or a related field that would benefit from a strong background in the physical sciences and mathematics.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Chiropractic Transfer
Chiropractic Transfer

Chiropractors treat patients primarily by manual manipulation of parts of the body, especially the spinal column. All chiropractic colleges require three years of undergraduate study, including courses in English, social sciences, biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, math and humanities.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Wahpeton
Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer
Clinical Laboratory Science Transfer

Clinical laboratory scientists are laboratory professionals who often specialize in an area such as blood banking, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis or nuclear medicine technology.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Computer Science Transfer
Computer Science Transfer

The Computer Science transfer curriculum plan provides articulation to professional programs in computer science.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Construction Management Technology
Construction Management Technology

Students in the Construction Management Technology program study construction materials and methods, print reading, safety, scheduling, specifications and project management, as well as hands-on classes regarding construction methods, estimating, surveying, material testing and drafting.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Criminal Justice Transfer
Criminal Justice Transfer

The Criminal Justice transfer plan is for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Dental Assisting (A.A.S. degree)
Dental Assisting (A.A.S. degree)

The Dental Assisting program includes curriculum content in general studies, biodental sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences and clinical practice. Students receive more than 300 hours of on-the-job training in community and regional dental offices in addition to courses taken on campus.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Dental Assisting (Certificate)
Dental Assisting (Certificate)

The Dental Assisting program includes curriculum in general studies, biodental sciences, dental sciences, clinical sciences and clinical practice.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene

The Dental Hygiene program consists of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences emphasizing skill development, self-assessment and professionalism offered over five continuous semesters. The majority of the clinical experience is in the NDSCS dental clinic.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Dental Transfer
Dental Transfer

Dentistry is a demanding profession. Academic preparation for dentistry is long and rigorous. The dental schools in the United States have no uniform requirements for pre-professional study. They do, however, recommend a bachelor's degree and a broad, general education.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology - Case IH
Diesel Technology - Case IH

The Case IH program combines state-of-the-art, on-campus training with internships at a sponsoring Case IH dealership. Students receive technical training on Case IH equipment and related products through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory experiences.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology - General Diesel
Diesel Technology - General Diesel

Students enrolled in the General Diesel program are given extensive training and practical experiences in servicing all types of engines, drive trains, hydraulic systems and electrical systems found on trucks, agricultural and industrial equipment.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Diesel Technology - Komatsu
Diesel Technology - Komatsu

The Komatsu program combines state-of-the-art, on-campus training with internships at a sponsoring Komatsu dealership. Students receive technical training on Komatsu equipment through a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory experiences.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton
Early Childhood Education Transfer
Early Childhood Education Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in early childhood education, child development, family science or related fields.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Upon completion of the requirements, students can transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Wahpeton
Electrical Construction
Electrical Construction

The Electrical Construction option adds skills in the area of commercial and industrial wiring systems, advanced code study and planning and estimating. Graduates of this option are well prepared to meet the challenges of today’s modern equipment and wiring systems.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Electrical Master Technician
Electrical Master Technician

The Electrical Master Technician curriculum builds on the strengths of a two-year degree in Electrical Construction or Industrial Electrical. It adds cutting-edge technology in medium and high voltage, instrumentation, fiber optics, structured wiring, HVAC/R and other building controls.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, third-year option
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Elementary Education Transfer
Education Transfer

Students entering the Elementary Education transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS are exposed to a wide range of courses and disciplines. Upon completion of the requirements, students can transfer to other colleges or universities to take their education courses and to student teach.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Fargo, Online
Emergency Medical Technician (Certificate)
Emergency Medical Technician (Certificate)

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program offers career training for entry-level positions in an emergency medical setting. Those students who successfully complete the EMT coursework will be eligible to apply to take state or national certification exams.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Online, Fargo
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Engineering Transfer
Engineering Transfer

Engineers are innovators who take a fresh look at science and technology in order to apply old knowledge to finding solutions to new problems. Successful completion of the Liberal Arts Engineering curriculum allows students to transfer to four-year engineering programs.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Farm Management
Farm Management

The Farm Management option focuses on farm management, record keeping and other agricultural topics such as precision agriculture, ag marketing, crop production, computerized records and soil fertility.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
General Liberal Arts Transfer
General Liberal Arts Transfer

This option is available to the student whose goal is a bachelor’s degree, but who may be unsure of his or her major. It includes first and second year core courses in English and humanities, math, natural and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and computer information systems.

  • Type: A.A. degree, A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
General Studies Transfer
General Studies Transfer

The General Studies transfer curriculum plan is available to students who begin their studies at NDSCS as undeclared/undecided, pre-allied health, high school and dual-credit students, and part-time students not pursuing a liberal arts transfer degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton, Online
Health Information Technician
Health Information Technician

The Health Information Technician program combines a profession in health care with information technology. Students participate in two professional practice experiences that are a combination of onsite and virtual experiences.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Health, Physical Education and Recreation Transfer

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

This curriculum is available to the student planning to eventually major in physical education, health/recreation and perhaps, engage in the teaching, coaching or recreation fields as a career pursuit.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Education and Training, Liberal Arts Transfer


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

The Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Technology program provides a balance of theory and application, including principles of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration combined with extensive laboratory experience.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Industrial Electrical
Industrial Electrical

The Industrial Electrical option adds skills in the area of automated industrial controls (robotics, pneumatics and digital electronics) as well as large motors and the electronic drives that control those motors.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction, Manufacturing


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Fargo
Information Technology Support/Information Systems Administrator
Information Technology Support/Information Systems Administrator

Computers and networks are used in all types of businesses, banks, accounting firms, hospitals, manufacturing companies, insurance companies, sales companies, etc. Learn about today’s newest technologies and focus on the knowledge and skills you can apply to current workplace situations.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Fargo
IT Forensics and Security
IT Forensics and Security

The IT Forensics program will help you learn how to provide a secure computer environment and learn techniques for collecting and analyzing IT-related evidence.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Fargo
  • Cluster: Information Technology


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Wahpeton
John Deere Tech
John Deere Tech

The John Deere Tech program is designed to develop technically competent, professional ag equipment service technicians. This unique program combines state-of-the-art, on-campus training with supervised occupational experiences at a sponsoring John Deere dealership.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Journeyworker Track
Journeyworker Track

The Technical Studies – Journeyworker Track program is designed to allow advanced standing to individuals who have completed a USDOL or federally approved apprenticeship training program of at least 6000 hours.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing


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

The Land Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology program prepares students for work as engineering and surveying technicians in construction-related industries, allowing graduates to work in a broad range of jobs such as surveying, drafting and material testing.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction, Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Law Transfer
Law Transfer

This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a juris doctor (J.D.) or bachelor of law (LL.B) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Management Information Systems Transfer
Management Information Systems Transfer

The Management Information Systems transfer curriculum plan provides articulation to baccalaureate programs in management information systems.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Marketing, Sales and Hospitality Services
Marketing, Sales and Hospitality Services

The Marketing, Sales and Hospitality Services emphasis prepares students toward pathways in: Lodging, Restaurant, Food, and Beverage Services, Travel and Tourism, Recreating, Amusements, and Attractions, Marketing Research, Marketing Communications, Marketing Management, Merchandising, Professional Sales.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Business


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Wahpeton
Mathematics Transfer
Mathematics Transfer

The Mathematics transfer curriculum plan is specifically designed for those who are planning to obtain a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at a four-year college or university.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Mechanical Systems
Mechanical Systems

The Mechanical Systems program provides students with the basic knowledge of the plumbing code, trade skills and good work habits, and to credit the student with hours toward apprenticeship training time.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton, Online
Medical Coding
Medical Coding

The Medical Coding option prepares students with the necessary skills to be employed as a medical coder in coding and reimbursement in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, long-term care and insurance companies.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Medical Transfer
Medical Transfer

Medicine is a demanding profession. Academic preparation for career in human medicine is among the longest and most rigorous of all professions. Course work must be completed in biology/zoology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics and English.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Wahpeton
Music Transfer
Music Transfer

The Music transfer plan provides general education courses in a core curriculum for students planning a music major at a college or university.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Education and Training


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Wahpeton
Natural Science Transfer
Natural Science Transfer

The Natural Science transfer curriculum plan is designed for the individual who is considering a career in any of the life sciences.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Nursing Transfer
Nursing Transfer

The nursing transfer curriculum plan at NDSCS includes the freshman and sophomore core courses in English, math, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and physical education. This program provides articulation to four-year bachelor’s of nursing programs.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Wahpeton
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational therapy assistants work with clients ranging from newborn to geriatric a variety of settings including school systems, hospitals, mental health clinics. The OTA program consists of three semesters of academic preparation and one semester of full-time fieldwork education.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Optometry Transfer
Optometry Transfer

The optometric schools in the United States have no uniform requirements for pre-professional study. They do, however, recommend a bachelor’s degree and a broad, general education that includes basic science requirements and the development of skills in reading, writing and speaking.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science, Liberal Arts Transfer


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Paralegal Transfer
Academic Service Center

This curriculum is available to the student whose goal is a paralegal (BS) degree.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, Liberal Arts Transfer

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Fargo, Online
Paramedic Technology (A.A.S. degree)
Paramedic Technology (A.A.S. degree)

NDSCS offers a program certificate and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Paramedic Technology and is affiliated with F-M Ambulance Service in Fargo, N.D. Students will gain the necessary skills to complete national certification and obtain employment as a paramedic.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Fargo, Online
Paramedic Technology (Certificate)
Paramedic Technology (Certificate)

NDSCS offers a program certificate and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Paramedic Technology and is affiliated with F-M Ambulance Service in Fargo, N.D. Students will gain the necessary skills to complete national certification and obtain employment as a paramedic.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton, Online
Pharmacy Technician (A.A.S. degree)
Pharmacy Technician (A.A.S. degree)

The Pharmacy Technician program prepares students for careers performing and managing the technical distributive functions in pharmacies and pharmacy-related industries.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton, Online
Pharmacy Technician (Certificate)
Pharmacy Technician (Certificate)

The Pharmacy Technician certificate option is a one-year program that includes eight weeks of internship in community and hospital settings after all classroom requirements have been completed.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Online, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Pharmacy Transfer
Pharmacy Transfer

The Pharmacy transfer curriculum plan provides preparation for a four-year professional curriculum in pharmacy.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Health Science


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Wahpeton
Physical Science Transfer
Physical Science Transfer

The Physical Science transfer curriculum plan is not generally a college major in itself, but is a springboard into a variety of college majors. Possible university majors for the physical science student include astronomy, chemistry, consumer food science, geology, meteorology, physics and math.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Plumbing
Plumbing

The Plumbing program provides theory, code and hands-on training to prepare students for work in the plumbing field. The program also provides training in blueprint reading, drafting and electricity as well as a course that focuses on workplace safety.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton
Powersports Technology
Powersports Technology

The Powersports Technology program prepares students to test, diagnose, adjust and repair outdoor power equipment, snowmobiles, motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercraft and outboard or inboard marine equipment.

  • Type: Certificate, Diploma, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Practical Nursing (A.A.S. degree)
Practical Nursing (A.A.S. degree)

The Practical Nursing program is for students who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing or wish transfer to an associate or bachelor’s program for nursing.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Precision Agriculture
Precision Agriculture

The precision agriculture option prepares students to help producers use the newest technologies to collect and manage data to optimize crop production and crop inputs.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton
Precision Machining Technology
Precision Machining Technology

The Precision Machining Technology program provides students experience in machining as it pertains to machining, toolmaking and mold making.

  • Type: Certificate, Diploma, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Psychology Transfer
Psychology Transfer

This transfer curriculum plan is available to the student whose goal is a career in psychology or related fields, including medicine, neurosciences, business, industry, mental health and applied psychology.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services


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Wahpeton
Ranch Management
Ranch Management

The Ranch Management option is designed to provide the student returning to the ranch or diversified livestock operation with the management and production skills necessary to be successful.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources


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Wahpeton
Registered Nursing (A.A.S. degree)
Registered Nursing (A.A.S. degree)

The two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Registered Nursing program is available to applicants wishing to become a Registered Nurse.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Registered Nursing (A.S.N. degree)
Registered Nursing (A.S.N. degree)

The Associate in Science in Nursing program is available to AAS or AS Licensed Practical Nurses who wish to continue their nursing education and become a Registered Nurse.

  • Type: A.S. in Nursing degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Health Science


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Wahpeton
Restaurant Management
Restaurant Management

The Restaurant Management option is designed as a third-year option for students completing the Culinary Arts program. It provides a range of business knowledge and experiences that will integrate well with the skills students have already achieved, preparing them to take on supervisory roles.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, third-year option
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Hospitality and Tourism, Business


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

The Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics Technology program combines instruction in electronics, networking, computers, mechanics, and fluid power utilized in manufacturing and production facilities.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton
Social Work Transfer
Social Work Transfer

The Social Work transfer curriculum plan is designed to prepare students with the general education and introductory courses necessary to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Social Work.

  • Type: A.A. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Liberal Arts Transfer, Human Services, Health Science


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Technical Studies
Technical Studies

This custom-designed program allows individuals to combine elements of various disciplines in a meaningful and logical sequence that meets their career goals.

  • Type: Certificate, Diploma, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing


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Wahpeton
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) certificate program is designed to provide a broad understanding of the use of UAS in a commercial environment.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Architecture and Construction


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Wahpeton, Fargo, Online
Web Design/Web Developer
Web Design/Web Developer

Web design and development offers a world-wide job market with unlimited locations and diverse environments. Websites and applications are utilized for a variety of businesses creating a demand for designers and developers.

  • Type: Certificate, A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Online, Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Information Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Welding Technology (A.A.S. degree or diploma)
Welding Technology (A.A.S. degree or diploma)

The Welding Technology program provides education and training in advanced welding and cutting processes, robotics, computer numerical control operations, inspection, print reading, fabrication, pipe and plate welding, math, communications and other aspects of general education.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree, Diploma
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing


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Wahpeton, Fargo
Welding Technology (Certificate)
Welding Technology (Certificate)

The Welding Technology certificate option provides students experience in welding as it pertains to assembly, manufacturing, energy and construction.

  • Type: Certificate
  • Locations: Fargo, Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Manufacturing


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Wahpeton
Wildlife Management Transfer
Wildlife Management Transfer

Wildlife management is a career for persons that have an aptitude for science, an ability to work with the public and a love of the outdoors. All wildlife managers must have at least a bachelor’s degree.

  • Type: A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Liberal Arts Transfer


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