Business & Entrepreneurship Research
Unlock your potential in business and entrepreneurship through impactful research, gaining critical skills and resources to excel as a leader and innovator in the dynamic business landscape.
The University of South Dakota has built a strong reputation for its research in business and entrepreneurship, making significant contributions in these fields through faculty expertise. Immersive research projects and experiential learning foster essential skills like critical thinking and problem-solving. The university provides access to advanced technologies and collaborative spaces, promoting an innovative environment. This research focus equips graduates with the knowledge and abilities to excel in a dynamic business landscape, enabling them to contribute as leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in the long term.
Making an Impact
Carnegie Classification: Doctoral University – High research value.
Graduate research programs have had a significant impact on the economy of South Dakota, through grants, business creation, and innovative science.
Of research investment in South Dakota over the past 5 years.
Departments & Facilities
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs supports and expands competitive research and creative scholarship at USD. The office oversees USD's research function, assisting faculty and researchers, generating student opportunities, and establishing and administering policies governing the conduct of research and overseeing the management of research programs.
The GEAR Center is a collaborative environment where innovative solutions are sought to relevant problems and where entrepreneurism is encouraged.
South Dakota Council on Economic Education (SDCEE) improves the quality and quantity of statewide economic and financial literacy education.
The premier resource network for family businesses throughout the midwest.
Five graduate students in the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business received scholarships through the Institute of Management Accountants’ CMA Scholarship Program.
The University of South Dakota is proud to announce that 12 students received 2024 Undergraduate Research Awards for excellence in creative scholarship and research.
Five students in the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts – Abigail Van Osdel, Cailey Schendel, Cassie Heintz, Jaclyn Laprath and Taylor Titze – are presenting a Bachelor of Fine Arts graduation exhibition, “The Road Less Traveled,” now through Dec. 8 in the John A. Day Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts.