New academic programs to prepare for the future

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It may be hard to predict the future, but South Dakota colleges and universities are helping you prepare for it by offering new academic programs.

If you plan to enter one of the South Dakota postsecondary institutions in the next couple of years, you may want to take advantage of these new academic offerings. The postsecondary institutions offered these programs to meet emerging economic development and workforce trends across the state.

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the following new programs in August 2018:

  • Black Hills State University will offer an associate of science degree in business administration and a new minor in creative writing.

  • Dakota State University will offer a 12 credit-hour certificate in mathematical foundation of cryptography.

  • South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will offer a master of science degree in nanoscience and nanoengineering and certificate in esports.

  • The University of South Dakota will offer a minor in sport management and a certificate in professional writing In addition, the university will offer new specialization in finance, large data sets, and professional writing.

These new academic programs are in addition to the numerous other academic programs offered by South Dakota postsecondary institutions. Visit the website of the institution you plan to attend to make sure it offers the programs you want to pursue for your future.

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