Leaders and Innovators
The School of Health Sciences is dedicated to building South Dakota's workforce with the highest caliber health care professionals.
Building exceptional health professionals through interprofessional education
As the health care industry experiences unparalleled growth, it is more important than ever that you graduate with the best training and real-world experience. At the School of Health Sciences, you are in the right place to launch your professional career. Our students:
- Gain real-world experience by working in health care teams with peers
- Exceed national average passage rates in all of their board exams
- Put their skills to practical use in countries like Guatemala
You already know you want to help others. We help you discover and excel in the health care program that fits you best.
Explore Our Majors
VERMILLION, S.D. – A group of South Dakota professionals are required to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect, and dental hygienists will soon be added to that list.
VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will offer an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) and online Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.), both recently approved by the South Dakota Board of Regents, to meet growing demands for nursing leadership and inform...
With nine health education-focused departments, 22 programs and two significant public service centers, the USD School of Health Sciences is South Dakota's most important broad-based educator of health care professionals.
Featured Program: Public Health
We develop public health practitioners and leaders to address public health needs of rural communities. Offered online and in partnership with South Dakota State University, the program adopts an interprofessional approach in addressing the five core areas of public health: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Administration, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Environmental Health. The M.P.H. is the most widely recognized professional credential for practice and leadership in public health.