Why Choose USD?
- Built upon a strong tradition of extending extraordinary academic programs to working professionals in the region and beyond.
- You have the opportunity to increase your knowledge and advance your career through the latest technologies and advanced learning theories - all from the comfort of your own home or office.
- Programs are remarkably affordable.
Our Services Include:
Our Mission Statement:
Extending the University of South Dakota to citizens of the State, region, and the world.
Anytime, Anywhere Learning.
The Division of Continuing & Distance Education strives to achieve the following principles:
- Offer educational experiences which provide true student learning - advance knowledge and skill - good quality programs.
- Known as an organization that gets things done and gets them done well.
- Provide faculty support to allow faculty to focus on teaching and learning versus administrative tasks and technical concerns.
- Provide student support in keeping with best practices for distance education.
- Create a work culture where every staff member has the expectation and opportunity to develop professionally to the best of his/her ability.
- Define and strengthen a graduate-level culture.