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Public Works Curriculum Programs

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Public Works Association (WPWA) announced two new Public Works Curriculum programs at Hennepin Technical College to help train and develop future Public Works workers.

The Civil Engineering Technology Program is a collaborative effort between Dakota and Hennepin Technical Colleges. Classes for the program will begin this fall and will be held at the Hennepin Technical College's Eden Prairie campus. This is a two year, 72 credit program whose graduates will receive an A.A.S. degree in Civil Engineer Technology. The Director of the Civil Engineering Technology program is Tim Gillette.

For more information about the program, please visit the Dakota County Technical College's website at : http://www.dctc.edu/future-students/programs/civil-engineering.cfm


The Public Works Maintenace is offered at the Hennepin Technical College Eden Prairie Campus. This is a one year, 32 credit program intended to prepare students to enter a career in Public Works. Students can choose to specialize in Parks and Recreation; Utilities; Street Maintenance; and General Maintenance.

For more information about the program, please visit the Hennepin County Technical College's web site at: http://www.hennepintech.edu/future/programs/service/public.htm