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College of Education and Human Sciences

World-changing careers.

When you think about your future career path, do you think about the potential impact you'll have on the world around you and how you can transform lives through the work you do? If so, you may have found your home.

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Education & Human Sciences.

What we do.

SDState is home to the only College of Education and Human Sciences in the state. With 16 major options, 19 minor paths and more than 13 graduate degree options each program is paired with an internship or practicum to ensure you're getting the most hands-on academic experience possible.

Our faculty provide a world-class education and conduct leading research and fulfill our university’s mission of outreach by impacting and changing communities in our region.

We value degrees that are game-changers they respond to global problems with real-world solutions.

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Who we are.

Our college's students can't be easily defined. They strike out on so many unique and impactful paths. We'll let the amazing work they're doing speak for itself!

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Alexa Steiner

Hospitality Management

"My most interesting class? Hospitality Industry Law gave me the understanding of how to start a business, and I got to network with other business leaders on how to make a business successful."

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Dan Brom

Aviation Education

"From the classroom to the cockpit, instructors are always finding something new to share. The best day in class was taking one of SDState's planes up and doing spin training!"

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Loren Vaillancourt

Exercise Science

"Some of my favorite SDState experiences came from the pre-pro science club. It was nice to build relationships, connections and my resume all at the same time."

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Explore our departments.

The variety in the College of Education and Human Sciences is what makes it so special. Explore the many degree paths you have waiting for you. 

Let's Talk.

Undecided? Or ready to explore your future? Our team is ready to talk about what makes the College of Education and Human Sciences especially ideal for you.

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Marquette selected for Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program

Like many former collegiate wrestlers, Dan Marquette looks to make a name for himself in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

However, he doesn’t look to be inside the UFC Octagon® but to make sure those competing inside it are at their peak due to proper nutrition.

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U.S. News and World report ranks 7 graduate programs

South Dakota State University had seven graduate school programs ranked following a survey of online programs by U.S. News & World Report. The media company only surveys programs housed in regionally accredited institutions whose programs are offered mostly or entirely online.

Early Childhood Education (B.S.)

Finalists selected for College of Education and Human Sciences dean search

Three finalists have been selected as candidates to be the South Dakota State University dean for the College of Education and Human Sciences. They will interview for the position in the next two weeks.