Excited Southeast Tech graduates at commencement

About Southeast Tech 

Southeast Tech has offered the most cost-effective, career relevant education in Sioux Falls for more than 45 years. What does that mean for you? We focus on education that will get you out the door in 24 months or less with career skills that will get you in the door with the area’s best employers. And the best part is that you can do it for a fraction of the cost of a traditional degree. With over 50 career paths to choose from, our graduates enter the workforce confident and experienced in their chosen profession. 

National accreditation coupled with a faculty that is industry-savvy ensures that not only will your education be valid and credible but also rewarding. Southeast Tech offers Associate in Applied Science degrees (AAS) as well as diplomas and certificates. AAS degrees generally take 24 months or less to complete, and diplomas and certificates typically take one year or less. Southeast Tech is one of South Dakota's most affordable post-secondary institutions and turns out the third largest higher education graduating class in the state. 

Southeast Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Our Mission

To educate individuals for dynamic and rewarding careers that promote lifetime success and meet the workforce needs of our region.

Our Vision

Educational excellence for tomorrow’s workforce.