The Rolla Technical Institute, also known as RTI, offers a range of programs in the areas of art, communication, health services, agricultural education, business management, and industrial and engineering technology. Founded in 1968, it provides various programs, including automotive technology, cooperative education, information technology and marketing. The Rolla Technical Institute administers several day programs for adults in the fields of collision repair, construction trades, drafting, fire and rescue technology, graphic design, horticulture, industrial maintenance, masonry and radiology. It offers opportunities for students to obtain associate s degrees through various universities with dual credits. The Rolla Technical Institute is certified by the North Central Association, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs, and Electronic Technicians Association (ETA) International. It is located in Rolla, Mo.