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Academic Advising

SDSU is committed to providing you the support and resources needed in pursuing your academic goals and we have expert academic advisors to assist you on this journey.  Academic advising is completed through the college in which your degree program falls. You can also view degree requirements, South Dakota Board of Regents' requirements, institutional requirements, and academic policies through the SDSU Online Catalog.

Contact information for fully online programs through SDState Online are noted below. If your major is not fully online and not listed below, please contact the academic department or college dean’s office or an enrollment liaison to visit with an adviser.


Online Undergraduate Degrees 

ProgramAdviserPhone
Agricultural Science (A.S.)Mary Christensen605-688-5133
Construction Technology (A.S.)Norma Nusz605-688-4926
Data Science (A.S.)Kurt Cogswell605-688-6196
General Studies (A.A.)Randi Anderson605-688-5191
Sociology (A.S.)

Elizabeth Koob

Mary Emery

605-688-4322

605-688-4889

Early Education and Care (B.S.)Jennifer Kampmann605-688-4176
General Studies (B.G.S.)Aimee Maher605-688-4154
Geographic Information Services (B.S.)Bob Watrel605-688-6288
Geography (B.S./B.A.)Bob Watrel605-688-6288
Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.)Carla Anderson605-688-6145
Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.)Randi Anderson605-688-5191
Medical Laboratory Sciences (RN to B.S.N)Stacie Lansink605-688-5855
Nursing (RN to B.S.N.)Camilla Veire605-367-8400
Psychology (B.S.)

Elizabeth Koob

Rebecca Martin

605-688-4322

605-688-4930

Sociology (B.S.)

Elizabeth Koob

Mary Emery

605-688-4322

605-688-4889


Online Graduate Degrees

ProgramAdviserPhone
Agricultural Education (M.S.)Laura Hasselquist605-688-6418
Chemistry - Chemical Education (M.S.)Matt Miller605-688-6274
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed.)Kay Cutler605-688-6274
Dietetics (M.S.)Kendra Kattelmann605-688-4045
Educational Administration (M.Ed.)Alison Wilson605-688-6418
Engineering (M. Eng.)Suzette Burckhard605-688-5316
English (M.A.)Sharon Smith605-688-5191
Human Sciences – Developmental Sciences (M.S.)Aileen Garcia605-688-4321
Human Sciences - Family & Community Services (M.S.)Ann Michelle Daniels605-688-4190
Human Sciences - Family & Consumer Sciences Education (M.S.)Nicole Graves605-688-6484
Human Sciences - Family Financial Planning (M.S.)Kathryn Morrison605-688-5932
Human Sciences - Merchandising (M.S.)Kendra Kattelmann605-688-4045
Interdisciplinary Studies (M.S.)Nicole Lounsbery605-688-4181
Mass Communication (M.M.C.)Jennifer Anderson605-688-4171
Nursing (M.S.)Anna Atteberry-Gustafson605-367-5636 
Nursing (D.N.P.)Anna Atteberry-Gustafson605-367-5636 
Operations Management (M.S.)Ekaterina Koromyslova605-688-6417
Public Health (M.P.H.)Aaron Hunt605-688-6347
Sociology - Community Development (M.S.)Meredith Redlin605-688-4084

Online Certificate Programs

ProgramAdviserPhone
Advanced Graduate MathematicsKurt Cogswell605-688-6196
Agricultural & Environmental Law (UG)Jamie O'Brien605-688-4144
Animal Science (GR)Joe Cassady605-688-5165
Community Development (GR)Meredith Redlin605-688-4084
Data Science (GR)Kurt Cogswell605-688-6196
Family Financial Planning (GR)Kathryn Morrison605-688-5932
Financial & Housing Counseling (GR)Kathryn Morrison605-688-5932
Geographic Information Sciences (UG)Robert (Bob) Watrel605-688-6288
Graduate Mathematics (GR)Kurt Cogswell605-688-6196
Grassland Management (GR)Alexander Smart605-688-4017
Management Foundations (GR)Suzette Burckhard605-688-5316
Merchandising (GR)Nancy Lyons605-688-5196
Native Community and Economic Development (GR)Mary Emery605-688-4889
New Product and Venture Development (UG)Barb Heller605-688-6522
Phlebotomy (UG)Stacie Lansink605-688-5855
Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse PractitionerAnna Atteberry-Gustafson605-367-5636
Post-Graduate Clinical Nurse LeaderAnna Atteberry-Gustafson605-367-5636
Post-Graduate Nurse EducatorAnna Atteberry-Gustafson605-367-5636
Pre-Construction Planning (UG)Suzette Burckhard605-688-5316
Swine Science (UG)Bob Thaler605-688-5435
Workplace Intercultural Competence (UG)Christine Garst-Santos605-688-5101

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