Hennepin Technical College

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Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is a public technical school, with two campuses in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal rated the school as one of the state's top 10 colleges in their July 2009 edition.

Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
Established 1972 (1972)
Type Public, two-year technical college
President Dr. Merrill Irving Jr.
Students 5582[1]
Undergraduates 5582

Brooklyn Park 45°05′48″N 93°23′50″W / 45.0966478°N 93.3970926°W / 45.0966478; -93.3970926[2]

Eden Prairie 44°50′07″N 93°26′37″W / 44.8353217°N 93.4436244°W / 44.8353217; -93.4436244[3], Minnesota, USA
Campus Suburban
Colors Orange & Gray         
Affiliations MnSCU, NJCAA, ICCAC
Website http://www.hennepintech.edu


The college awards Associate in Applied Sciences degrees, diplomas and certificates in the following areas of study

  • Business & Information Technology
  • Construction & Building
  • Education
  • Emergency & Public Safety
  • Floral and Landscape
  • Health
  • Manufacturing & Engineering Technology
  • Media and Communications
  • Service Industry
  • Transportation

Customized training[edit]

Hennepin Technical College also works closely with community partners to provide customized training in areas such as culinary arts and fire protection.

Campus life[edit]

Several student clubs and organizations are active and sponsored by Hennepin Technical College, including Phi Theta Kappa, Pangea Multicultural Club, Student Life Board, SkillsUSA, Veteran Student Club, Gay-Straight Alliance and the HTC Student Senate.


  1. ^ http://www.braintrack.com/college/u/hennepin-technical-college
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Campus
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Campus

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