Minnesota State College, Southeast Technical

Minnesota State College, Southeast Technical

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System
Programs Of Study
NanoTechnology

Nanotechnology

The college is a partner with Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to offer introductory Nanoscience education to Southeastern Minnesota students and educators.

A 1 + 1 articulation has been formed between DCTC and Southeast Technical where Southeast Technical will offer a 22 credit certificate that will directly transfer into the Nanoscience Technology AAS degree offered through DCTC. Students would then be able to continue on to the University of Minnesota for a 4-year degree per the 2 + 2 agreement that DCTC has with the University of Minnesota.

Major Offerings


Major Title (Degree) Campus(es) Credits
Nanoscience Technician Assistant (CERT) Winona 22 cr

 

Program Learning Outcomes


Instructors

  • Deb Newberry
  • Marc Kalis

Career Opportunities

  • The National Science Foundation forecasts a demand for 2 million nanotechnology workers worldwide in 15 years. Job titles include: laboratory technicians, research technicians, electron microscope operators, cleanroom technicians, materials characterization, and more.

Program Highlights

  • The college is a partner with Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) in a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to offer introductory Nanoscience education to Southeastern Minnesota students and educators. A 1 + 1 articulation has been formed between DCTC and Southeast Technical where Southeast Technical will offer a 22 credit certificate that will directly transfer into the Nanoscience Technology AAS degree offered through DCTC. Students would then be able to continue on to the University of Minnesota for a 4-year degree per the 2 + 2 agreement that DCTC has with the U of M.