When choosing a graduate school, choose the characteristics that matter: quality, flexibility and affordability. The University of South Dakota offers you the ideal blend of these features, providing high quality graduate programs while offering extraordinary opportunities for research, creative scholarship, clinical experiences and internships.
College of Arts & Sciences
Home to the humanities, social sciences and sciences, the College of Arts & Sciences prepares students with skills that are valued and useful in nearly any career: the abilities to think creatively and analytically, to communicate effectively and to work with others to solve complex problems.
Beacom School of Business
You have what it takes to make your mark on the world of business. Prepare yourself for a successful and rewarding career at the USD Beacom School of Business. Here you’ll find professional connections, quality education and real-world experiences – all at one of the leading business programs in the nation.
School of Education
Whether you pursue a career as an educator, counselor, administrative leader or fitness and sport-related professional, the USD School of Education will equip you with the skills and experiences you need to inspire others.
College of Fine Arts
The College of Fine Arts is the ultimate playground for your creative imagination. Collaborate with other artists while accessing the latest technologies and extraordinary opportunities for real-world experience here at USD.
School of Health Sciences
You have a passion for helping others. We have the industry connections, state-of-the-art facilities and person-centered training you need to thrive. Prepare to serve others and the health care system as a leader capable of delivering expert guidance, compassionate care and transformative healing at USD.
Knudson School of Law
As the premier South Dakota law school, we uniquely prepare our students to practice law all over the country. Ranked as a national leader in judicial clerkships, the USD Knudson School of Law ensures that you don't just graduate with a first-class education – you graduate prepared for a lifelong career in law.
Sanford School of Medicine
As South Dakota's only medical school and one of the nation's leaders in rural medicine, the Sanford School of Medicine prepares you to become highly proficient physicians, researcher or health care leader. You'll graduate ready to deliver quality care in South Dakota and across the region.