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Health Services Management
Student Services
Beacom Hall, Room 101
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


College Dean

Welcome to the Division of Health Services Management

Health care is a growing field that shows no signs of slowing down. As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age and need more care, the demand for responsive, forward-thinking health care continues to increase.

At USD, our professors are industry experts with years of experience in the health care industry. For more than 50 years, students in the Division of Health Services Management have learned to combine business principles with health care-specific knowledge. You'll have the opportunity to get experience in global health care with faculty-led study abroad programs. This will prepare you to pursue a career in every kind of field, from hospital management to medical accounting and more.

Join our community of forward thinkers and health care leaders in the USD Division of Health Services Management.


Meet the Division

Get to know the faculty and staff in the Division of Health Services Management. Our faculty are experts in their field, contributing research and scholarship in hospital management, clinic operations, long-term care and more.
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Matthew Heard

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Jewel Shepherd

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
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Carole South-Winter

Associate Professor
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Mark Yockey

Interim Dean, Beacom School of Business

Known for Excellence

At USD, you'll find a high quality educational experience strengthened by our faculty's research and creative scholarship. See what makes our department exceptional.


Explore the variety of opportunities and resources available to health services management students.

Departments & Facilities

Explore the departments, facilities and centers that contribute to your education in the Beacom School of Business.
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Accounting & Finance

Accounting and finance are among the most needed skill sets in the business world. The Division of Accounting and Finance prepares students through hands-on-experience in and out of the classroom so they can lead successful financial careers in any field.

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Economics & Decision Sciences

Analyzing and applying data is both one of the greatest opportunities and challenges modern business professionals face, and USD's Division of Economics and Decision is there to help you embrace that challenge head on.

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Entrepreneurship, Management & Marketing

As the business world continues to grow and diversify, our students graduate with both a firm knowledge of business essentials and the experience they'll need to apply that knowledge to an exciting, ever-changing field.

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South Dakota Council on Economic Education (SDCEE) improves the quality and quantity of statewide economic and financial literacy education.

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Health Services Management

Equipped with real-world research projects, internships with industry-changing companies, you'll learn to apply business principles to the rapidly growing healthcare field and lead the charge into the future.

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Engaging the Business Community

Every undergraduate program at the Beacom School of Business welcomes an advisory council of leaders in their respective industries. The council advises faculty and students on industry trends, consults on curriculum changes and connects students to through student organization engagement and career opportunities.