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North Dakota's Polytechnic Institution

Bigger, Bolder BSC

As North Dakota’s Polytechnic Institution, Bismarck State College prepares you to be workforce ready, right out of college. Hands-on learning from industry-trained faculty and internships with industry partners will put you on a direct path to your future career. BSC provides you with the skills needed to be job-ready on Day 1 of your career.

BSC develops programs and curriculum that impact the emerging economy by collaborating with business and industry leaders to determine skill sets they need and look for when hiring new employees. This industry-responsive education gives you the training and skills necessary for employment and professional growth. BSC connects talent to opportunity and creates an avenue towards success for both you and your future employer.
No matter the career pathway you choose, your education at North Dakota’s Polytechnic Institution offers:
  • Well-equipped, modern labs that feature project-based learning and nontraditional, hands-on collaborative working environments to prepare you for real-world, on-the-job situations
  • The unique ability to combine multiple academic programs and skill sets to create customized, college degrees with industry-recognized, stackable credentials
  • Online classes for those who want to upgrade their skills without sacrificing their personal lives or careers
  • Multiple entry and exit points that are flexible, affordable and transferable
  • The career-readiness skills required to be marketable and graduate with a competitive edge
  • Many cooperative, articulation and transfer agreements with post-secondary institutions in and outside of the North Dakota University System to easily transfer your credits and further your education after BSC
  • Several student services to help you succeed academically and personally during your college career and beyond
At BSC you can choose from more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree program options and be workforce ready upon graduation or complete your first two years of any major imaginable and transfer on to a four-year university. You’ll get to where you’re going with the support of focused professors, small classes, hands-on learning and plenty of flexibility and support services. All that at an extremely affordable price.