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Responding to COVID-19

May 2021 – UTTC President Leander McDonald announces campus updates relating to COVID-19

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Venancio Fragoza (Three Affiliated)

The April 2020 UTTC “Alum in the Spotlight” is Venancio Fragoza, a member of the Three Affiliated Tribes. Venancio, also known as “Venny”, said he was a troubled youth who spent time in juvenile detention and subsequently prison. When he decided to go back to school,...

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Lorne Jay (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)

The March 2020 UTTC “Alum in the Spotlight” is Lorne Jay, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Lorne graduated in May 2019 with a bachelor degree in Environmental Science & Research from UTTC. Upon graduation, Lorne was offered a position at...

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Environmental Science & Research Program

Environmental Science & Research Program

United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) Environmental Science & Research Department was awarded a $500,000 Grant from USDA-NIFA-Tribal College Research Area of Expertise (TCRAE) to study the ecology of Bats in North Dakota. The Environmental Science department has...

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COVID-19 Response Manual

United Tribes Technical College

As we are preparing to transition our reopening plan to Phase 2, we would like to take this opportunity to welcome you back to campus!

Please know that the safety, health, and well-being of our students and employees is our top priority. To that end, we have implemented various changes in the way our campus looks as well as new practices and protocols. We understand some of these changes will take adjustment and we are here to support you. Our collaborative goal is to ensure you feel safe and secure so together we can navigate the complexities of our “new normal.”

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Automotive Technology

Automotive technicians face a challenging future in the automotive field due to the increased complexity of the electronically controlled components. Government sources say the United States will need 32,000 new technicians every year just to keep up with the demand. The qualified automotive technician has assured full-time work and a favorable income.

Business Administration

In a rapidly changing economy, new opportunities arise every day for individuals with specific business knowledge and administrative skills. Top careers available to business administration majors include accountant, administrative executive, chief executive officer, manager, consultant, director, human resource manager, public relations specialist, and many other rewarding careers. Our business administration degree programs will provide you with the skills needed to be competitive and effective leaders in the business world.

Computer Information Technology

Upon completion of the Computer Information Technology program, graduates will be prepared for employment as an Information Security Analyst, Network Architect, Computer Support Specialist, Database Administrator or a Systems Administrator. Information Technology (IT) professionals will be ready to take the next step forward and seek the CompTIA certifications in Networking (N+), IT Technical Support (A+), and Security (S+). IT students will study networking fundamentals and computer hardware design in-depth, securing a local network, programming skills, and server applications.

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice department offers a Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science degree program of study. The program provides a broad curriculum for students who wish to pursue entry and intermediate level careers in Criminal Justice. Since 2001, the Criminal Justice field has experienced significant expansion and several new careers fields have developed, many requiring Bachelor and Associate Degrees.

Culinary Arts & Nutrition

The Culinary Arts and Nutrition students gain hands-on experience in food preparation, the use of commercial kitchen equipment, and kitchen management. The degree plan includes food science, basic nutrition facts, kitchen math theory, and food safety and sanitation. Students earn certificates for ServSafe Manager and First Aid/CPR. Graduates are prepared to work with school foodservice, elder nutrition programs, health-care kitchens, casino kitchens, grocery stores or restaurants.

Elementary Education

The Elementary Education Associates of Science (AS) program curriculum prepares students to enter a highly demanded profession. Upon completion, the graduate can expect employment as a paraprofessional in a tribal, public, or private school setting. Most of the program courses contain a field experience component. This allows the student to gain first-hand knowledge of the best practices in education from experienced teachers. The degree is designed to transfer to a university bachelor’s degree program for those students who wish to continue their education. Transfer degree options…

Environmental Science & Research

(AS) The Environmental Science and Research program lays the foundation for understanding natural systems and human effects on those systems. A focus on applying scientific concepts to address today’s environmental questions provides students with the skills to work in a variety of careers or move seamlessly into advanced degrees. Upon completion, graduates of the associate’s program will be prepared for employment for such jobs as …

General Studies

Students completing the General Studies Associate of Science (AS) degree will gain a broad knowledge and transferable skills in multiple disciplines.

Coursework will meet General Education requirements for most Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at the certificate and AAS levels. This program with Native American studies focus is designed to help students, in …

Graphic Design

The Graphic Design department at United Tribes Technical College is committed to encouraging and helping students to develop skills necessary for employment or self-employment in the Graphic Design field.

The coursework reflects UTTC’s commitment to preserving the traditional arts of native people while including state-of-the-art technology with a fully functional print shop. Students will receive work experience by working on projects for departments on campus.

Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

The Health, Physical Education & Recreation Associate of Science (AS) degree prepares students for leadership roles in health, fitness, and recreation as well as a minor when completed in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree. In addition, this degree option prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities for bachelor degrees in physical education, coaching, health education, or recreation.

Heavy Equipment Operations

The Heavy Equipment Operations (HEO) program is a one-semester program. It delivers instruction in a way that the “hands-on” learner can really grasp. A dynamic combination of classroom instruction, field demonstrations, and in-the-seat training allows students the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in real-life construction type situations at our on-campus training site. UTTC prepares students to succeed in one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries as a heavy equipment operator.

Human & Social Services

The Human & Social Services Associate of Science (AS) degree provides the generalist education for employment in a wide variety of social service agencies. This degree is designed as a transfer degree for graduates who wish to continue their education by completing a baccalaureate degree in Social Work or a related field.

Sustainable Ag. & Food Systems

The Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Applied Science (AAS) degree program provide students with the technical skills and knowledge needed to manage or develop a small farm or agricultural business. The course work will utilize a problem-solving approach to engage students in solving complex real-world problems presented by faculty members with expertise and experience in the industry. Students will expand their knowledge and hone their skills in sustainable farm principles and practices by participating in year-around internships in the campus greenhouse and gardens or local agricultural business. The two-year curriculum includes classes in soil, plant science, crop production, integrated pest management, and farm infrastructure.

Welding Technology

The Welding Technology department is committed to training students to become the best welders they can be. The field of welding continues to evolve with significant advances in technology. In our state-of-the-art welding shop, students begin by using our Virtual Reality VRTEX 360 Simulators. The VRTEX 360s prepare students to become skilled welders, learning proper body positions, gun and rod angles and positions, travel speeds, and overall welding techniques in an eco-friendly manner. Students apply the knowledge and skills learned on the simulators to an actual state-of-the-art welding shop, using a live welder. In addition, students will apply safe working practices and read welding symbols and blueprints.