Leech Lake Tribal College has an Open Admissions Policy; this means you can enroll if you have a high school diploma or GED. Our Open Admissions Policy also means you do not have to be American Indian or descendant to attend, we welcome all to enjoy in our learning! Open Admissions also means that your High School grades and class rank are not considered when accepting students. Upon acceptance to LLTC you will take a placement test, which will determine if you need to take remedial/developmental courses before taking college-level courses.
The program will provide students with an opportunity to customize their educational background to fit the student’s future four year STEM major of choice. A STEM field is any field that fits under the umbrella of science, technology, engineering, and math.
The Liberal Education program is a two-year course of study designed intentionally as an exploration of and exposure to many disciplines, development of a wide breadth of understanding of liberal education and preparation for transfer to four-year institutions.
The Business Management program prepares students in the process of developing the strategies, plans, procedures and policies that guide a business on both a day-to-day and long-term basis.
The Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) is part of the Professional Peace Officer Education Program requirement for the Minnesota Peace Officer licensing standards. All course work is certified by the Minnesota Board of POST.
The Earth Systems Science program will provide students with a basic understanding of natural resources and their management with an emphasis on the natural resources of the Leech Lake Reservation.
The Forest Ecology program is intended for students with an interest in plant communities, water, forestry, wildlife and fisheries and/or recreation management.
The Indigenous Leadership program focuses on the people of the Leech Lake Reservation, their world view, culture, and knowledge. Providing skills to identify community concerns and then engage in community service.
The program will provide students with an opportunity to customize their educational background to fit the student’s future four-year Early Childhood Education major.
This program integrates building science applications for energy performance (Passivhaus, zero energy ready home-DOE, Energy Star Rated) and multidisciplinary approaches from ecology, agriculture, architecture and construction into a two-year program.
The program coursework will provide the student with a mix of technical and general education, theory and hands-on learning experiences. General areas of study include building codes, blueprint reading, estimating, site building-science layout, concrete, framing, and interior & exterior finish.
The LLTC construction electricity program is certified by the Minnesota State Electrical Board, and courses are designed to meet the educational standards of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for a two-year construction electrician diploma.
Epiitendaagwak Ojibwemowin is designed to preserve and revitalize knowledge and understanding of Ojibwemowin. Epiitendaagwak Ojibwemowin (that is how much the language is valued/worth)