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Attend Practical Nursing Program Open House in Whitewood Dec. 20

Those interested in taking Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) Practical Nursing Program courses in Whitewood, S.D., are encouraged to attend an Open House in Hale Hall, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 20. Hale Hall is located at 1016 Meade St.

At this event, WDTC college Admissions representatives will explain how to get started on a nursing career, including the application, financial aid, and scholarship processes. (Applying at WDTC is always free.) Kristen Hybertson, WDTC Interim Nursing Program Director, and Nursing Faculty will also be in attendance to talk about the program and answer questions.

Students interested in taking the Practical Nursing courses in Whitewood can begin by taking required preparatory courses this upcoming Spring 2022, starting January 10, 2022, online or at the WDTC Rapid City campus. Once Nursing prerequisites are complete, students can begin the Practical Nursing courses in Whitewood Fall Semester 2022.

Individuals interested in learning more about WDTC’s Practical Nursing program, and course locations, can contact Western Dakota Technical College Admissions by phone at (605) 718-2565 or email at

About Western Dakota Technical College

Western Dakota Technical College (WDTC) was established in 1968 and is the only technical college serving the western South Dakota region. 

WDTC offers 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. 

Ninety-eight percent of Western Dakota Tech's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or are enlisted in the military. [*Placement information is derived from graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, placement surveys started six months after graduation, and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Overall placement rate is figured by: (responding graduates employed, continuing education, or in military service)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment). The number of program graduates are unduplicated by CIP code.]

Western Dakota Technical College 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, Western Dakota Tech students graduate ready to make a real and immediate contribution to their employers and to their communities.

For information about WDTC, call (800) 544-8765 or (605) 718-2565 or send an email to Visit us on the web at

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