Degree Programs > Diploma Program
An Entrepreneurship Diploma will prepare students who want to start and operate a successful business of any kind. Students will prepare a comprehensive business plan ready to implement while also learning technical and professional skills through a variety of courses including accounting, project management, supervisory management, small business entrepreneurship, and business law. This diploma is available through classes on campus, online, or a combination of both.
Dental assistants greatly increase the efficiency of the dentist in the delivery of quality oral health care and are valuable members of the dental care team.
Health Information Management
The Health Information Management program can prepare you for a variety of careers in the medical office and medical coding professions.
If you love libraries, you know they are exciting and interesting places where anything and everything can be found. Imagine working as a library technician helping others discover the love of learning and wonder that occurs in a library. Western Dakota Tech offers a Library Technician Program just for you.
WDT’s Pharmacy Tech program educates and trains students for positions in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and other medical facilities working as pharmacy technicians assisting registered pharmacists in all aspects of prescription dispensing. The goal of the Pharmacy Technician program at WDT is to educate and train students for positions in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and other medical facilities working as pharmacy technicians assisting registered pharmacists in all aspects of pharmaceutical care.
The Phlebotomy/Laboratory Assistant program is a nine-month diploma program that prepares students for success as phlebotomists and laboratory assistants.
Our Plumbing program will give you the experience and skills you need to be a successful Plumber. We use lab simulations and real-life scenarios to put classroom theory into practice. We cover soft skills so you can tackle customer service and employee accountability with confidence. Our program is designed to give you the core competencies employers are looking for. These include troubleshooting, problem-solving, customer service, and professional skills in addition to technical Plumbing skills. Graduates of our program enter the Plumbing industry as quality, well-trained entry-level plumbers.
The mission of the Western Dakota Tech Practical Nursing Program is to educate graduates to provide safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care as an entry level Practical Nurse in the current healthcare environment.
This program is supported by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. Western Dakota Tech’s individual grant of $2,058,946 funds 100% of their portion of the South Dakota Allied Health Training Consortium project.
Precision Machining Technology
Precision Machining Technology is a two-semester, nine-month diploma program designed to quickly prepare students for the growing number of machining jobs available.