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Career and technical education students learn and perform in settings that mirror real-world workplaces. When you’re done, you’ll not only understand the complicated processes of your chosen field, but you’ll have the knowledge, savvy, and hands-on experience to solve problems in your new occupation. In two years or less, you will be able to live your dream in a career suited just for you. You will find out how you can Be The Best at Mitchell Technical Institute! 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates a 34% increase in heating and cooling jobs through 2020. The industry is growing, and the demand for qualified people both in the field and in the office is creating an interesting set of diverse HVACR positions.

The Mitchell Technical Institute Heating and Cooling Technology program provides students with skills and knowledge in mechanics, electricity and sheet metal. Students also receive extensive training in energy management and environmental controls technology to include renewable energy resources such as geothermal and solar technology.

The Architectural Design and Building Construction program offers students real construction experience to prepare them for the many employment opportunities available in construction.  Beginning with a firm foundation in drafting with instruments, and followed by an introduction to computer aided drafting (CAD), students learn to conceptualize the building process.

Additionally, students will be exposed to many techniques and skills required in the area of commercial construction: steel, welding, commercial construction equipment operation, and more.  Valuable experience will be gained during a commercial construction internship during the final semester of the program.

The Welding & Manufacturing Technology (WMT) program at Mitchell Technical Institute is industry-driven to educate students who want to pursue a career in the manufacturing industry. The program provides the proper skills for graduates to excel in welding, machining and lean manufacturing techniques. The program provides a path to industry leadership.  With the knowledge and abilities gained, graduates will be able to become certified and help fill the demand in today’s highly technical manufacturing environment.

The Electrical Construction and Maintenance program at Mitchell Technical Institute is a sequence of courses designed to provide basic training in maintenance and new construction wiring—in both residential and commercial buildings. Apprentice electrical jobs in residential, commercial and industrial areas are open to MTI graduates. Positions are available with electrical contractors and maintenance companies and with regional substations and utility companies. Incoming students are licensed as apprentice electricians in South Dakota. Upon completion of the Electrical Construction and Maintenance program, an MTI graduate receives 2000 hours towards certification as a journeyman with a South Dakota electrician’s license.


  • 98% of graduates employed or continuing education within 6 months
  • Named as one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
  • One of the newest campuses in the region
  • 33 on-campus academic programs and 5 online programs
  • More than 86% of MTI students receive financial aid
  • Located in Mitchell, South Dakota; founded in 1968
  • Military friendly school since 2010

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