Matthew Heard

Matthew Heard



Beacom Hall 225

Phone: (605) 658-6546


Teaching Interests:

Health Services Administration, Management


  • MBA, Management Information Systems, University of South Dakota, 2003
  • BS, Health Services Administration, University of South Dakota, 2002

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certified Assisted Living Director, South Dakota Healthcare Association
  • Nursing Home Administrator Preceptor, South Dakota Healthcare Association
  • SD Nursing Home Administrator, SD Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Heard, Matthew, and Moran, James D.. Connecting the Dots. Edited by Margo Porter, Preeti Vasishtha. Business Officer, 2018.

Awards and Honors:

  • 2014 Exemplary Service Award - System Leadership in Budget & Finance, South Dakota Board of Regents, 2014


  • South-Winter, Carole A., Shepherd, Jewel, Heard, Matthew. Academia and Industry Partnerships: Using Data Driven Decision-Making in Health Services Administration to Identify and Address Unmet Need. Presented at the 2019 Global Business & International Management Conference, , Portland, Oregon, USA. (August 2019)
  • Heard, Matthew, Moran, James D.. Using Data to Promote Student Success and Departmental Accountability. Presented at the Enterprise IT Summit, Orlando, FL. (March 6, 2018)