North Dakota Department of Career and Technical
The State Board for Career and Technical Education, as North Dakota's public workforce education and
training delivery system, is committed to providing career awareness, work readiness skills,
occupational preparation, and retraining of workers throughout the state. Career and technical education
will span all educational levels, providing youth with exploration opportunities and the foundation
skills needed to enter the world of work while providing adults with skills needed to enter, re-enter,
or advance in the workforce.
North Dakota University System (NDUS)
The NDUS is made up of 11 public colleges and universities governed by the State Board of Higher
Education. The NDUS is composed of two doctoral-granting institutions, two master's-granting
institutions, two universities that offer baccalaureate degrees and five campuses that offer associate
and trade/technical degrees.