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Expanding the Circle: Online Graduate Opportunities

South Dakota State University is committed to providing higher education opportunities to fulfill the need for faculty members at Tribal Colleges and Universities to acquire graduate credits to meet HLC standards, as well as offer online graduate level courses for faculty/staff at technical and community colleges and K-12 schools. If you are interested in enrolling in an online graduate course, please complete the process outlined below. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Graduate School Application Process

  1. Go to our online application.
  2. Create an account and choose a password. You will then be issued a PIN number.
  3. Once you are in the application, indicate that you are a Domestic Non-Degree Seeking Applicant in the term section.
  4.  Include course name and course code (listed below). You do not need to upload any documents.
  5. Select pay via cash/check on the application fee page. We will waive the application fee for you.

Once we process your application, we will register you for the requested course(s) and send a confirmation email to you. In that email, you will be provided your student ID number and additional non-degree seeking information. Thanks for choosing SDSU!

APPLY HERE


Semester Dates

  • Summer 2018
    • May 7-25: May Interim
    • May 29 - August 3: 10-week academic summer session
    • August 6-17: August Interim
  • Fall 2018
    • August 20: Start date/instruction begins
    • August 30: Last day to add/drop course
    • November 2: Last day to drop course

Contact Hannah McIlravy if you are still interested in registering for a course after the add/drop date.


Spring 2019 Courses

Online General Education Core Courses

Geography:
 
  • GEOG 525 Population Geography
  • GEOG 574 GIS: Vector & Raster Modeling
  • GEOG 575: GIS Applications
Speech:
 
  • MCOM 513: International Media
  • SPCM 510: Organizational Communication
  • SPCM 541: Health Communication Campaigns
  • MCOM 653: Mass Communication Teaching Methods
  • MCOM 705: Intro to Master of Mass Comm
  • MCOM 785: Health Journalism
  • MCOM 786: Conduct Professional Research
Sociology:
 
  • SOC 590: Indigenous Methods
Science:
  • CHEM 773: Equilibria & Acid Base Chem
  • CHEM 777 Action Research
  • CHEM 788 Research Problems
English:
 
  • ENGL 792: Topics

Fall 2018 Courses

Online General Education Core Courses

Geography:

  • GEOF 520: Geography of Tourism
  • GEOG 521: Qualitative Research Methods
  • GEOF 525: Population Geography

Science:

  • BIOS 662: Advanced Molecular Biology
  • CHEM 774: Kinetics/Nuclear/Electrochem
  • CHEM 775: Organic & Biochemistry
  • CHEM 788: Research Problems

Speech:

  • MCOM 574: Media Administration and Management
  • MCOM 705: Intro to Master of Mass Comm
  • MCOM 710: Cross-Platform Storytelling
  • MCOM 746: Cross-Platform Campaigns

Math:

  • STAT 701: Modern Applied Statistics 1

    All other online graduate courses

    Education Foundations:

    • EDFN 730: Current Issues in Education
    • FCSE 611: History and Philosophy Family and Consumer Science
    • HDFS 510: Parenting
    • HDFS 525: Family Resiliency
    • HMGT 520: Geography of Tourism

    Nutrition:

    • NUTR 523: Medical Nutrition Therapy
    • NUTR 704: Phytochemicals
    • NUTR 715: Public Health Nutrition
    • NUTR 723: Nutrition Focus on Life Stages
    • NUTR 727: Obesity Across the Lifespan
    • NUTR 704: Phytochemicals
    • NUTR 715: Public Health Nutrition
    • NUTR 723: Nutrition Focus on Life Stages
    • NUTR 727: Obesity Across the Lifespan

    Community Development:

    • CD 600: Foundations of Community Development
    • CD 605: Com Principle/Strategy Community change
    • CD 626: Economic Development Strategy
    • CD 634: Native American Natural Resource Management
    • CD 635: Sustainable Communities
    • CD 641: Leadership for Change

    Financial:

    • CA 612: Financial Counseling
    • CA 640: Family Financial Planning
    • CA 660: Invest for Family’s Future
    • CA 680: Insurance Planning for Families
    • CA 704: Estate Planning for Families
    • CA 725: Family Benefits and Retirement Plan
    • CA 735: Personal Income Taxation

    Questions?