The academic heart of Cankdeska Cikana’s academic tradition lies with the emphasis of the teaching and learning of Dakota culture and language. Cankdeska Cikana offers 20 academic degrees and six certificate programs.

Academic Affairs Essential Studies (General Education)
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Accreditation MOU - Dakota College Bottineau

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Academic Programs

Students are offered a variety of undergraduate academic degrees and certificates at Cankdeska Cikana.

Associate of Arts

Associate of Applied Science

Accounting/Business Administration Automotive Technology
Early Childhood Education Computer Applications
Dakota Studies Fine Art
Liberal Arts Graphic Design
Social Work HVAC
Elementary Education Office Technology
  Construction Mananagement
  Professional Truck Driver

Associate of Science


Natural Resources Management Carpentry
Pre-Engineering Finish Carpentry
Pre-Nursing HVAC
Health, Physical Education & Recreation



Office Technology
Environmental Science Early Childhood
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    Finish Carpentry

    Office Technology

CCCC Gainful Employment Report 2013-14

     Finish Carpentry
     Medical Assistant

CCCC Gainful Employment Report 2011