Notification to Prospective Students Regarding Professional Licensure
If you are considering an academic program that leads to a professional license in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state before beginning the academic program.
If you need assistance locating a state licensing agency, please contact the Vice President for Teaching and Learning: Tiffany.Howe@wdt.edu or 605.718.2905.
Notification to Prospective Students Regarding Convictions
If you are or have been convicted, pleaded guilty or no contest to, or received a suspended imposition of sentence for a felony or certain misdemeanors, you are advised that you may not be able to complete all course requirements for your chosen program, you may be prevented from taking required certification/licensure examinations in your chosen program field, and you may be prevented from gaining employment in your program field.
In accordance with South Dakota Codified Law, and the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission, all individuals serving in the capacity of law enforcement officers in the State of South Dakota must be at least 21 years of age prior to appointment.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
The Gainful Employment information applies to certificate and diploma programs, it does not apply to Associate of Applied Science degrees. Gainful Employment information includes program length, estimated program cost, median loan debt, on-time completion rate and job placement rates.
To view Gainful Employment information, visit the Gainful Employment page.