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Department of Graduate Nursing

Graduate Nursing Programs

What are you hoping to accomplish through your graduate nursing program? Career advancement is probably a key factor in your decision to further your nursing education. Of course, furthering your education can also lead to higher earnings and increased job satisfaction. You can also expand your professional network. Our graduate programs offer the flexibility needed to reach your goals by delivering courses through a variety of methods including face-to-face and online. We even offer classes across the state in Brookings, Sioux Falls and Rapid City.

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        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.

        Nursingprocess.org ranks College of Nursing as the best B.S.N. program in SD

        Nursingprocess.org has ranked the South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing as the best B.S.N. program in South Dakota. It was also ranked as one of the best nurse practitioner programs in the state.

        EduMed recognizes SDSU as a top online school in health care education

        South Dakota State University has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in health care education by EduMed.org.

        SDSU earned top honors for distance education in the following subject areas: