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Find your fit in the health care field.

As a health sciences major, your degree will help you start your path to graduate school, launch your career in the health care field or advance your existing career. You'll gain real-world experience through service learning and hands-on practice. We offer the most options for a health care degree in South Dakota, which means you're right where you need to be to take the next step. 

Our graduates have gone on to become: 

  • A physical therapy assistant at an outpatient PT clinic
  • An Associate Director of Community Programs at Yankton Rural AHEC
  • A flight paramedic at Avera
  • A shift training officer at Pennington County 
  • An underwriting specialist at Omaha National 
  • A coder at Avera 
  • A teacher and a coach 
  • A FOCUS missionary

Whether you're interested in clinical practice, research, technology or the health care industry, we have pathways that will help you reach your goal.

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