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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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No matter the program you choose, our nursing student services team is here to help you develop an individualized plan to meet your goals.

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The College of Nursing's location at 1011 11th St in Rapid City

Mollman named associate dean for research for the College of Nursing

Sarah Mollman has been named the associate dean for research for South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing. She will be based at the college’s Rapid City site.

Nursing Schools Almanac ranks SDSU's College of Nursing among nation's best

 Nursing Schools Almanac ranked South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing No. 8 among institutions in the Plains Region as well as in its public nursing colleges and its all nursing college rankings.

Class project trains staff on naloxone

Properly training individuals on the use of naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses was on the mind of Hayley (Schmidt) Rasmussen ’16/DNP ’22. As a result, she worked on a project to show others how to properly use the medication.  ...