VERMILLION, S.D. – Two University of South Dakota departments are recognized for offering programs that are among the nation’s most affordable higher education online degrees.
Online programs offered by the Department of Addiction Studies and the Department of Social Work are noted for providing students with quality educational opportunities at an affordable price.
The USD addiction studies program was the only substance abuse program in the country recognized for its online bachelor’s, master’s and certificate degrees.
The USD social work online master’s degree was recognized as being the 17th most affordable social work online degree in the nation.
The ratings were determined by SR Education Group and ONLINEU, and the evaluation process included comparing costs for the nation’s online educational opportunities.
Both programs are part of the USD School of Health Sciences, the only comprehensive health sciences school in South Dakota. Coursework for both departments is offered in traditional classroom settings, as well as through online options.