Continuing & Distance Education

Continuing & Distance Education is the hub for online degree and certificate programs, University Centers collaboration, non-credit offerings, professional development, conferences and workshops. Our services and activities are delivered to expand the reach of the University to a unique and diverse community of learners.

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Select from a wide variety of fully-online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. Online courses are the same courses prepared by the same professors with the same top-quality and demanding the same rigor as any course on campus. Learn more >>


Enjoy face-to-face learning but limited by location? Earn your SDSU degree while attending classes at one of three University Centers located throughout South Dakota. Offering a variety of degree options at locations in Sioux Falls, Pierre, and Rapid City. Learn more >>


Start earning your degree before even setting foot on campus. Dual credit courses allow you to earn credits towards you high school diploma and post-secondary degree. Select from a variety of classes that fulfill general education requirements. Classes are delivered on-campus, at University Centers and online, making them readily available and easily accessible. Learn more >>


Explore personal development and professional growth opportunities through our non-credit program. Certificates, classes, and continuing education units (CEUs) are useful for business training, staff development, maintaining your license, or lifelong learning. Learn more >>


Take your skills to a whole new level. Conferences and workshops are offered year round in a variety of topics. Planning a conference? We can help! Learn more >>

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