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Career Pathways

Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Bismarck State College. TrainND Southwest, powered by Bismarck State College, will give you an edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills North Dakota employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options, developed in close collaboration with our industry partners and Bismarck State College's subject matter experts, are available to help you achieve fast results and long-term success.

Career Pathways feature short-term career training programs that help participants get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. Our programs are focused and relevant, and include a variety of face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning formats that can be completed within weeks.

Several programs are approved for funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Vocational Rehabilitation. WIOA funding is designed to provide training for unemployment and some underemployed individuals to gain in-demand career skills. Vocational Rehabilitation funding will provide training and employment services to individuals with disabilities so they can become and remain employed. To inquire about eligibility, utilize the following resources:

Whether you’re just starting out or changing careers, Bismarck State College is here to support your unique goals to get you working and earning faster.