Western Dakota Tech is opened in 1968 and is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. Our programs represent some of the fastest-growing fields and industries. University offer programs in a variety of fields including Business and Computers, Construction and Manufacturing, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences, Legal and Public Services, and Transportation Technologies. Our graduates enjoy consistently high placement rates within six months of graduating. In Western Dakota Tech, faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, Students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and communities The Foundation strives to support Western Dakota Techs mission by building a community that makes positive contributions to the college. These contributions help create scholarships, develop programs, build infrastructure, and create a campus community where students, faculty, and staff find success.