Health Science Undergraduate

Real-world clinical experience that leads to in-demand degrees

Our programs are characterized by the personal interactions of a rural Midwestern state with opportunities for training in a variety of urban and rural settings.


Addiction Studies: Bachelor of Science

Our addiction and prevention education includes options to earn a Bachelor of Science degree on campus or online.

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Dental Hygiene: Bachelor of Science

Earn a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene to begin a career tackling oral health challenges.

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Health Sciences Major: Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science in health sciences can prepare you for a wide variety of health care careers. Study on campus or online.

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Medical Laboratory Science: Bachelor of Science

Learn the latest techniques to detect, diagnose and treat disease in the lab with a Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science.

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Nursing: Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science

An Associate of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in nursing gives you the opportunity to care for patients in a variety of settings.

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Social Work: Bachelor of Science

Use your passion for social justice and desire to improve people's lives to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in social work.

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Pre-Professional Health Programs

USD's pre-professional studies for health programs provide you with a competitive edge when it comes to being accepted into – and succeeding in – professional degree programs.

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The Classroom & Beyond

  • Future Professionals

    South Dakota HOSA - Future Health Professionals is a career and technical student organization whose focus is 100 percent health care. South Dakota's chapters expose students to a wide-range of health care career options.

  • Recruiting a Diverse Health Workforce

    The Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a national network. South Dakota's AHEC fosters a continuum of interdisciplinary health professions education focusing on the health care needs of the most underserved in our state.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities

    Our programs offer state-of-the-art classroom and laboratory technology in the Andrew E. Lee Memorial Medicine and Science Building. The design of the facility provides space for interdisciplinary learning in teams.