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Amazon Career Choice

Advance your education and career with Amazon Career Choice and The University of South Dakota.

Invest in your future with Amazon and USD

The University of South Dakota is proud to serve as an educational partner of Amazon’s Career Choice program.

Amazon’s Career Choice program is an education benefit that empowers Amazon employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. This program provides a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including pre-paid college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in-demand jobs and so much more.

As an educator in the Amazon Career Choice partner network, USD delivers on Amazon's commitment to provide employees with best-in-class support on their path to career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Together, we are committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources and a diverse and supportive student experience. 


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Why Choose USD?

With qualities like affordable tuition, flexible learning options and specialized programs, USD is a smart choice for your future.


Ready to become a Coyote?

We are excited for you to join us at USD. Review the steps below to ensure you are on track to begin your first semester at USD. If you have any questions, email admissions@usd.edu. We look forward to welcoming you into the Coyote community!
  1. Submit an application to the University of South Dakota.
  2. Enroll in classes 
    • Once you are accepted to USD, an admissions counselor will assist you in registering for courses. 
  3. Request Payment from Amazon Career Choice:
    1. Visit A to Z and submit a payment request for your chosen school and program
    2. The request will be sent to the school to confirm course level details, and either approve or deny the request. 
    3. If approved, Amazon pays the school directly! 

Meet Our Team

You may have questions as you go through the college search and enrollment process. Our admissions counselors are here to help you every step of the way.
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Travis Vlasman

Director of Graduate Admissions
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Kody Thompson

Assistant Director of Admissions
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Jordan Decker

Associate Director of Admissions-USD-Sioux Falls Campus

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