About Advanced

It’s what you do with what you learn.
An unmatched educational experience.

The purpose of Advanced Minnesota is to serve Northeast Minnesota and those looking for a challenging and rewarding career. Advanced is a group of elite colleges and their customized training units that help create the most highly skilled workforce in the world.

Advanced Minnesota provides training services for 16,000+ individuals while amassing over 250,000+ training hours, annually.  We are, quite simply, Minnesota’s workforce training leader.

Whether you’re looking to advance your career individually, or that of your team—Advanced offers a wide variety of unmatched training opportunities in Minnesota. In addition to a top ranked education, what sets Advanced apart is the convenience of all our programs. We understand, life is busy, which is why our programs are available with flexible schedules, to adapt to what works best for you and your team—on campus or on site, during the day, evening or weekends.

Advanced Minnesota is about bringing opportunities to our workforce partners, with experience and expertise in grant funding and management. Contact us today to discuss potential funding for your training needs.


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