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Lake Area Technical Institute: superior, comprehensive technical education that changes lives and launches careers.


Build Dakota Scholarship

See if you qualify for a full-ride scholarship to Lake Area Tech!
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

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Online E-Degrees

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National Awards

2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Awarded to South Dakota’s Lake Area Technical Institute

Military Friendly School Gold Award

WalletHub Best Community Colleges Award

2017 Best Colleges Niche Award


Aberdeen Training

Aberdeen Training Building

Camp Registration

Register for camps and other events throughout the school year

Celebrating 55 Years

Lake Area Tech Celebrates 55 Years

Community U

Returning Fall 2020

2020-2021 Scholarship Application Window is Now Open!

Apply today for:
- Lake Area Tech Foundation Scholarships
- Build Dakota Scholarship

Family First Initiative Registration

This innovative and engaging training will help your employees better deliver the seven work behaviors that lead to workplace success.

- Bring Your A Game
- Google's Applied Digital Skills
- Financial Literacy Class

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General Education

Dual Credit Classes

If you’re a high school student who is interested in gaining knowledge in an area of study at Lake Area Tech, then dual credit enrollment might be an option for you.

General Education

The purpose of LATI General Education is to provide the building blocks for success. Through core general education courses, students gain skills and knowledge for effectiveness in communication, computer, math, and the sciences.