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 M.B.A. program has been accredited since 1965. AACSB International Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education. You can be confident that the University of South Dakota's Master of Business Administration is a high quality degree that is well regarded by the business community.
The purpose of the Hybrid M.B.A. 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. The program emphases decision making, problem solving, understanding the role of business in society, and developing leadership ability and social responsibility to progress to positions of executive responsibility.
The minimum number of credit hours required for the Hybrid M.B.A. program is 33 credit hours, 50 percent of which must be completed at the 700 level or above.
Application requirements can be found at Graduate School Admission Requirements and include:
The priority application review dates for the MBA program are as follows:
Fall Semester: Apply by June 1
Spring Semester: Apply by October 1
Summer Semester: Apply by March 1
For more information about USD's Master of Business Administration - Hybrid delivery program offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-274-9500 or by e-mail at email@example.com.