Lake Area Tech

Lake Area Technical Institute

Our distinctive technical education will get you into the region’s best careers. At LATI, we work hard to keep our programs cutting-edge and our graduates happy. We want you to love what you do!

Founded in 1965 as the first technical school in South Dakota, LATI now has 29 programs (12 online E-Degrees), 1800+ enrolled students, and a living record of success:

  • Nearly 18,000 graduates
  • 98% of our graduates are employed or are continuing education
  • 90% of our graduates have stayed to live and work in South Dakota


We promise you: small, interactive classes, new technology, the fun and energy of a growing campus, and SO MUCH MORE!

Contact Information:

230 11th St NE
Watertown, SD 57201
Phone: 6058825284