USD is based in Vermillion, S.D., but through University Center you can access many of its degree programs without leaving Sioux Falls. The University of South Dakota, through University Center, provides undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities in Sioux Falls, S.D. USD offers degree programs and classes designed to meet the needs of students in Sioux Falls and the surrounding area. Program advising and assistance with registration and financial aid is available at University Center. USD Degrees Offered at University Center - Sioux Falls are:
The Criminal Justice Studies program is an interdisciplinary study of crime and justice in our society. Criminal Justice Studies emphasizes the key components of police, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice in the criminal justice processes of our local, state, and federal governments. Beyond the basic required courses, students can pursue advanced courses in many areas, including the historical, international, social science, and legal facets of criminal justice studies.
The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Economics is the science of choice and decisions. The skills gained from a degree in economics will allow students to become successful business leaders in many industries. Students will develop skills that will allow them to weigh the costs and benefits of a particular course of action in the fields of law, industry, finance, government, education, and many other areas of business and civic life. A degree in economics prepares students for various career paths including industry economists, economists in state and federal government, city or urban planners, and economic editors.
The Associate of Arts in General Studies is offered at University Center and is designed to provide educational access to time and place-bound individuals. The program is also designed to provide the first two years of all general education requirements, enabling students to move into a four-year degree program. The A.A. in General Studies is awarded through the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) is designed to accommodate students who have accumulated significant college credit (60 credit hours minimum) and who want to complete a baccalaureate degree.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is a dynamic major that is interdisciplinary in nature and provides flexible options that allow students to prepare for many kinds of health careers. The major provides the opportunity for students with an interest in the health professions to explore the many opportunities in the field and to develop the knowledge, values and interpersonal skills needed to be successful in today’s health and human service settings.
The University of South Dakota offers a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. This program is in response to the State and national need for wider access to advanced degrees in nursing to ensure that students are well-educated and prepared to meet the increasingly complex demands of the healthcare professions. Pre-nursing coursework is completed at University Center in Sioux Falls, SD. The Sioux Falls Nursing offices and nursing classes are located at 1525 South Euclid Avenue in Sioux Falls, SD.
Master of Business Administration - Hybrid Delivery:
The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business, established in 1927, has been continuously accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1949. USD's MBA program has been accredited since 1965. The purpose of the hybrid MBA program is to develop leaders for business, industry and government, and to encourage those students who have an interest in teaching at the college level and an aptitude for an academic career to continue their work at the doctoral level.
Master of Professional Accountancy - Hybrid Delivery:
The mission of the Accounting Programs at the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business is to provide quality professional education in an environment that promotes critical thinking, fosters the exchange of ideas among scholars, and contributes value to the practice of accounting. The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) is designed to provide specialized training in accounting and related fields for those who wish to prepare for a career in public accounting and meet the 150-hour requirement to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.
For more information about USD programs offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-367-5640 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.