Why Choose USD?

  • Built upon a strong tradition of extending extraordinary academic programs to working professionals in the region and beyond.
  • You have the opportunity to increase your knowledge and advance your career through the latest technologies and advanced learning theories - all from the comfort of your own home or office.
  • Programs are remarkably affordable.

Our Services Include:

Student Support

Testing Services

Dual Credit Courses

Customized and Professional Education

Our Mission Statement:

Our mission is to extend the possibilities through the University of South Dakota to learners through online, distance and nontraditional education to become more in their professional careers and personal lives.

Accelerate your future. Become extraordinary. Become you.

Anytime, Anywhere Learning.

USD Online and Off-Campus Education creates possibility by:

  1. Offer educational experiences which provide true student learning - advance knowledge and skill - good quality programs.
  2. Provide faculty support to allow faculty to focus on teaching and learning versus administrative tasks and technical concerns.
  3. Provide student support in keeping with best practices for distance education.
  4. Create a work culture where every staff member has the expectation and opportunity to develop professionally to the best of his/her ability.

State Authorization Information

For more information about USD's online and off-campus program offerings and services, contact us at 605-658-6200 or by e-mail at gradadmissions@usd.edu.