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Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Real-life experiences and opportunities await you

Are you ready for a rewarding career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Whatever your interest, we will prepare you for the future through a rigorous, practical education focused on problem-solving in one of many STEM majors offered in our six departments in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

You can also enhance your degree with many options for real-life work experience right here in Brookings or nearby. Most of our students complete part-time work in their major before graduation at nearby engineering/manufacturing companies who are eager to hire our students and graduates.

We also offer opportunities for world-class research experience and graduate study for those who want to change the world through a career in research and development.

Master of Engineering Degree

The Master of Engineering degree is designed for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry. Contact Suzette Burckhard for more information.

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May 7

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

May 7

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

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Berdanier at Lohr College of Engineering

Berdanier leaves Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Bruce Berdanier, the Jerome J. Lohr Endowed Dean of South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, has announced he will be leaving the position.

Syed Ahmed, new head of the Department of Construction and Operations Management within Lohr College of Engineering at SDSU, reviews paperwork with Pamela Rice, the department’s program assistant. He succeeds Teresa Hall, who retired in April.

New engineering department head brings world of experience

Experience gained from teaching at four universities in two countries during the past quarter century makes the new head of the Department of Construction and Operations Management well-suited to tackle the challenges at South Dakota State University.

SDSU Recognized for 20 Top Programs in the U.S.

Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included South Dakota State University in its list of programs assessed for 2022.