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Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.


Diploma Requirements

Diplomas are issued to students who complete full-time vocational curricula of at least one academic year but less than two years in length. Specific course requirements must be met and a 2.00 or better GPA is required.

Minimum requirements total at least 34 semester credits and general requirements include:

  • a minimum of one writing course and an oral communications course or a course combining both
  • an applied mathematics or applied science course
  • and a human relations course

See Programs below for specific requirements:

Diploma Programs Available:

  • Accounting
  • Automotive Collision & Paint Technology
  • Business Specialist
  • Construction Technology
  • Early Childhood
  • Graphic Specialist
  • Marine Service Technology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Office Technology
  • Motorcycle & Small Engine Technology
  • Office Specialist
  • Parts Sales & Inventory Control
  • Photography
  • Practical Nursing
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Surgical Technology
  • Welding
  • Wind  Energy & Turbine Technology
Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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