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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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David Carr Ph.D.



Economics/ Managerial Economics
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Jewel Goodman Shepherd

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs


Health Services/ Hospital Admin
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Matthew Heard



Health Services/ Hospital Admin
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Carole Winter

Associate Professor


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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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Ellis Finance & Analytics Lab

Empowering students and faculty with a transformative finance education through the state-of-the-art Ellis Finance & Analytics Lab.

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Beacom Career Success Center

The Career Success Center has career development services to support students every step of the way.

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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.  

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