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Off-Campus Centers

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You don’t have to attend on-campus classes in Brookings to earn many of the degrees offered by SDSU. Off-campus centers located in Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls are designed to bring SDSU to you, offering hybrid class options allowing for traditional classroom environments in addition to online courses. 

Providing possibilities closer to home.


Earn a degree from South Dakota State University right in Sioux Falls. Whether you are returning to college to accomplish a program, transferring from another university or just starting your educational journey, the off-campus center in Sioux Falls is the right place to begin! Learn more about the SDSU offerings available in Sioux Falls.

Contact us:

Mercedes Bergman, Advising and Program Coordinator
Phone:  605-274-9536

For the Human Development and Family Services (A.S.) and Human Development and Family Studies (B.S.), please contact:

Carla Anderson, EHS Academic Success Team Coordinator
Phone: 605-688-6145

For the Respiratory Care (A.S. or B.S.), please contact:

Lacy Patnoe, Director of Respiratory Care/Instructor
Phone: 605-755-3673


Kick of your SDSU education in Rapid City! You can enroll in a variety of courses to start your post-secondary career and then transition to SDSU’s main campus in Brookings, SD or finish one of SDSU’s fully online programs. SDSU offers Nursing and Counseling and Human Development programs in Rapid City.  Learn more about SDSU opportunities in Rapid City.

Contact us:
Moneik Stephens, Program Coordinator – Rapid City
Continuing & Distance Education
Phone: 605-718-4145


SDSU offers a small selection of courses face-to-face in the center of the state, more than 160 miles from South Dakota’s nearest public university campus. These offerings are held at Capital City Campus located in Pierre, SD. You can earn credits towards a degree at SDSU and then transition to SDSU’s main campus in Brookings, SD or finish one of SDSU’s fully online programs. High school students may be able to enroll in dual credit courses onsite in Pierre. 

Contact us:
Continuing & Distance Education