A Growing, Educated WorkforceWith South Dakota State University graduating nearly 2,000 students each year and businesses hiring both skilled labor and professional positions, the workforce in the Brookings region is diverse and constantly growing.
Training Today’s Workforce
Several entities exist within the Brookings area to help train and educate workers.
• South Dakota Education Campus at Brookings
offers community and workforce training and
• South Dakota State University offers over 200
majors, minors, specializations, master’s degree
programs, and professional degrees.
• Southeast Technical Institute is located
approximately one hour away in Sioux Falls and
offers nearly 40 career paths.
• Lake Area Technical Institute is located
approximately 45 minutes away in Watertown
and has 29 programs.