Degree Programs > Legal And Public Services
Western Dakota Tech’s Criminal Justice program can give you the skills and experiences you need to be successful for a wide variety of career fields. And since it’s a two-year Associate of Applied Science program, you will be in the workforce quickly, ready to make our communities better.
If you crave excitement and adventure wanting to respond to fires or medical emergencies, Western Dakota Tech offers a Fire Science Program for you. Your Associate of Applied Science Degree will make you more marketable in the highly competitive career of working for a professional fire department or wildland agency.
This program is accredited by the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (The Pro Board). The Pro Board certification program is administered by the Fire Science program and students receive training to meet standards specific for Pro Board Firefighter certifications. For more information about accreditation, click here.
The mission of the Law Enforcement Technology program is to prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment as an entry-level law enforcement officer, as assessed through student competency evaluations and employer/student satisfaction surveys.
People’s lives often depend on the quick reaction and competent care of paramedics. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, slips and falls, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all require immediate medical attention. Paramedics provide this vital service as they care for and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility. It’s an important and worthwhile career. WDT can help you get there.
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