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Courses that Fit

Discover meaningful pathways to advance your career.

Improving health beyond direct patient care.

The Department of Public Health and Health Sciences emphasizes interprofessional education to prepare graduates to excel in careers such as advocating for health policy, promoting health through education, health data analytics and leading collaborative health care teams to devise creative solutions to complex health care needs. There are many options to fulfill your educational goals. Your educational journey can begin and end at USD and lead you to rewarding career in health care.

Your journey with the University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences is truly customizable with options spanning all degree levels. An Associate of Applied Health Sciences is available at the Community College of Sioux Falls and there are 2 undergraduate B.S. degree options: Health Sciences and Public Health. Each track includes a comprehensive health care curriculum that offers a variety of meaningful pathways. The online Master’s of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree develops public health practitioners and leaders to address the public health needs of rural and underserved populations. The Ph.D. in Health Sciences prepares practicing health care professionals to successfully undertake leadership roles in academia, research or health and human services practice settings.

In addition, there are opportunities to enhance your education with minors, certificates and specializations. Whether you start and grow with us or join us along your educational journey, we are here to help you change the future of health care and the populations you serve. Being able to customize your journey is what makes USD a great institution!

The Classroom & Beyond