The Ness School of Management and Economics offers students a high-quality education and excellent job placement opportunities. Our 30 full-time faculty members teach a broad range of courses in economics and related business disciplines, including finance, accounting, entrepreneurship, strategic management and marketing. We conduct research on applied micro- and macroeconomics, agricultural marketing and trade, farm and ranch management, agricultural policy and rural development, and natural resources/environmental issues, and we provide extension, outreach and general service programs in economics.
Faculty Feature: Joe Santos
Joe Santos is a professor in the Ness School of Management and Economics. When he's not teaching, you might find him researching Economics or you might hear him on South Dakota Public Radio during Lori Walsh's segment entitled "In the Moment."Learn More
Free Tax Help Through the VITA Program
If you want help doing your taxes the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program has certified volunteers to help you prepare and file your tax return for free! Stop by Harding Hall Room 206 January 28-March 6 on Tuesdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or Thursdays 12 p.m.-2 p.m. or Saturdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. You must have a maximum income of $56,000 for joint filing, and volunteers are not certified to complete schedule C. For more information contact Victoria Dubbelde at email@example.com or 605-688-4141.Learn More about VITA
Ness School Year in Review 2019
A look at all of the changes and monumental events that happened in the Ness School in 2019.Read More
Harding Hall Renovation Receives Award
From its start in 1954 as a men’s residence hall, Harding Hall has seen a few changes. However, none of those changes were as drastic as it becoming the home of the Ness School of Management and Economics.Learn More
Student case study team triumphs at international competition
South Dakota State University’s student case study team wanted to better last year’s performance at the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association’s competition—and it did.
Faculty Feature: Ryan McKnight
Ryan McKnight is an instructor for the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University. Ryan played football for SDSU and after graduation, he decided to come back and teach at his alma mater.Learn more about Ryan in this Faculty Feature