The University of South Dakota

    Dr. Michael Card, Ph.D., Associate Provost and Dean for Distance Education

    Convenient Delivery Options The University of South Dakota's (USD) graduate programs are offered on-campus, off-campus, and online. Pursue your graduate degree the way that works best for you. With over 70 graduate programs, USD has a program for you. Learn more about USD’s graduate programs at www.usd.edu/grad.
    Everything You Need To Succeed The University of South Dakota prides itself on delivering a high quality academic experience to each of its students. Students will quickly find that they are part of a vibrant and diverse scholastic community whether studying on-campus, off-campus or online.
    Mission The mission of the Graduate School at the University of South Dakota is to provide high-quality graduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, education, business, fine arts, and health sciences; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; and to support research and creative scholarship. This mission is accomplished by providing students with excellent academic preparation and extraordinary opportunities for research, creative scholarship, clinical experiences, and internships. The Graduate School encompasses graduate programs with the exception of the Schools of Law and Medicine which are separate schools.
    Extraordinary Programs As South Dakota's flagship university, the University of South Dakota provides an extensive selection of programs at the graduate level. South Dakota's only School of Medicine, Law, College of Fine Arts, and internationally accredited AACSB Business School proudly call USD home. The Graduate School at the University of South Dakota is committed to meeting the goals of students pursuing an advanced degree. The University confers hundreds of degrees each year with far-reaching results for the state and region.

    ON-CAMPUS DEGREES
    THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.A.: Interdisciplinary Studies

    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.A. Addiction Studies (Co-Occuring specialization)
    M.S. Administration (Addiction Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Health Services Administration, Human Resource Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, Long Term Care Administration, Organizational Leadership specializations)
    M.S. Biology
    M.S. Biomedical Engineering (Medical Product Development and Manufacturing specialization)
    M.S. Chemistry
    M.A. Communication
    M.S. Computer Science (Informatics specializations)
    M.A. English (Creative Writing, Literature, TESOL-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages specializations)
    M.A. History
    M.S. Mathematics
    M.A. Physics
    M.S. Physics
    M.A. Psychology (Clinical Psychology, Human Factors specializations)
    M.P.A. Public Administration
    E.M.P.A. Executive Master of Public Administration
    M.A. Speech-Language Pathology
    M.S. Sustainability

    DOCTORAL DEGREES
    Au.D. Audiology
    Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Bioinformatics, Integrative Biology, Neuroscience specialization)
    Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering
    Ph.D. English (Literary Studies: Creative, Literary Studies: Critical specializations)
    Ph.D. Materials Chemistry
    Ph.D. Physics
    Ph.D. Psychology (Clinical Psychology, Human Factors specializations)
    Ph.D. Sustainability

    GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
    Bioethics
    Museum and Archive Studies
    Spanish Translation
    State Government Leadership

    COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.F.A. Art (Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture specializations), Theatre (Design/Theatre Technology, Directing specializations)
    M.M. Music (Collaborative Piano, Conducting, History of Musical Instruments, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance specializations)

    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
    Piano Pedagogy

    BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.B.A. Business Administration (General Business, Health Services Administration, Business Analytics, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management specializations)
    M.P.A. Professional Accountancy
    M.S. Business Analytics
    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE:
    Business Analytics
    Long-Term Care Management
    Marketing
    Operations & Supply Chain Management

    SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.A. Counseling & Psychology in Education (Clinical Mental Health, Human Development &
    Educational Psychology, School Counseling K-12, specializations)
    M.A. Educational Administration (Adult & Higher Education, Curriculum Director, Pre-K-12 Principal specializations)
    M.A. Elementary Education (Early Childhood Education, English Language Learning, Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach, Science/Technology/Math (STM) specializations)
    M.A. Kinesiology & Sport Management (Exercise Science, Sport Management specializations)
    M.A. Secondary Education (Early Childhood Education, English Language Learning specializations)
    M.A. Special Education (Advanced Specialist Disabilities, Early Childhood Special Education, Multicategorical Special Education K-12 specializations)
    M.S. Technology for Education & Training

    EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREES
    Ed.S. Counseling & Psychology in Education (Counselor Education, Human Development & Educational Psychology, School Psychology specializations)
    Ed.S. Educational Administration (Curriculum Director, Director of Special Education, Pre-K-12 Principal, School District Superintendent specializations)

    DOCTORAL DEGREES
    Ph.D. Counseling & Psychology in Education (Counselor Education, Human Development & Educational Psychology, School Psychology specializations)
    Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction
    Ed.D. Educational Administration (Adult & Higher Education, Curriculum Director, Director of Special Education, Pre-K-12 Principal, School District Superintendent specializations)

    GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
    American Indian Education
    English Language Learners
    Literacy Leadership and Coaching
    Reading Interventionist
    Mental Health Counseling

    SCHOOL OF LAW
    DOCTORAL DEGREES
    J.D. Law

    Joint Degrees
    J.D. / M.A. Educational Administration
    J.D. / M.A. English
    J.D. / M.A. History
    J.D. / M.A. Political Science
    J.D. / M.A. Psychology
    J.D. / M.B.A. Business Administration
    J.D. / M.P.A. Professional Accountancy
    J.D. / M.P.A. Public Administration
    J.D. / M.S. Administration

    SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.A. Addiction Studies (Co-Occuring specialization)
    M.S. Physician Assistant Studies
    M.P.H. Public Health
    M.S.W. Social Work

    DOCTORAL DEGREES
    D.P.T. Physical Therapy
    O.T.D. Occupational Therapy

    GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
    Addiction Studies
    Arts in Health

    SANFORD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    MASTER DEGREES
    M.S. Basic Biomedical Sciences

    DOCTORAL DEGREES
    Ph.D. Basic Biomedical Sciences (Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Biology, Neuroscience, Infectious Diseases, Physiology and Pharmacology specializations)
    M.D. Medicine
    M.D./Ph.D. Physician Scientist

    ONLINE DEGREES
    THE GRADUATE SCHOOL MASTER DEGREE M.A.: Interdisciplinary Studies
    COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES MASTER DEGREES M.S. Administration (Addiction Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Health Services Administration, Human Resource Management, Interdisciplinary Studies, Long Term Care Administration, Organizational Leadership specializations) E.M.P.A. Master of Executive Public Administration GRADUATE CERTIFICATES Disaster Mental Health Non-profit Management
    COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS MASTER DEGREE M.M. Music (Music Education specializations)
    BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MASTER DEGREES M.B.A. Business Administration (General Business, Health Services Administration, Business Analytics, Operations and Supply Chain management, Marketing specializations) M.P.A. Professional Accountancy GRADUATE CERTIFICATES Business Analytics Long-Term Care Management Marketing Operations & Supply Chain Management
    SCHOOL OF EDUCATION MASTER DEGREES M.A. Educational Administration (Adult & Higher Education, Pre-K-12 Principal specializations) M.A. Kinesiology & Sport Management (Sport Management specialization) M.S. Technology for Education & Training EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREES Ed.S. Educational Administration (Pre-K-12 Principal, School District Superintendent specializations) GRADUATE CERTIFICATES Literacy Leadership & Coaching Mental Health Counseling
    SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES MASTER DEGREES M.A. Addiction Studies (Co-Occuring specialization) Ph.D. Health Sciences M.P.H. Public Health M.S.W. Social Work DOCTORAL DEGREES O.T.D. Occupational Therapy t.D.P.T. Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy GRADUATE CERTIFICATE Addiction Studies www.usd.edu/online 800-233-7937, cde@usd.edu Division of Continuing & Distance Education

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