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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 schools.

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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SDSU researchers working to fill in educational gaps for rural students

In the United States, roughly one-sixth of all K-12 students attend rural school districts. These students face many challenges and are often hampered by both a lack of funding and resources. ...

SDSU soccer team collaborates with researchers, WHOOP for study

Throughout his time coaching, South Dakota State University women’s soccer coach Brock Thompson has always looked to provide his team an edge.
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NAEYC reaccredits SDSU's Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

South Dakota State University officials announced the National Association for the Education of Young Children has reaccredited the university’s Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education.