48 months
12942 USD/year
12942 USD/year
9432 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Management program at the University of South Dakota provides a solid foundation for students wanting a general or specialty business focus.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Student Learning Outcomes

GOAL #:1 Our graduates will demonstrate knowledge of the basic business disciplines and their integration in a global economy. 


  • Graduates will demonstrate adequate knowledge in all of the basic business disciplines - accounting, economics, finance, international/globalization, information systems, legal, management, marketing, and quantitative (including statistics and operations management). 
  • Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of business.  
  • Graduates will demonstrate an advanced understanding of core concepts in management. 

GOAL #:2 Our graduates will employ critical thinking skills to analyze business decisions. 


  • Graduates will evaluate alternatives and recommend a course of action to reach a desired outcome. 
  • Graduates will conduct an effective quantitative analysis of a business problem. 

GOAL #3:  Our graduates will communicate effectively and professionally. 


  • Graduates will demonstrate adequate oral presentation skills. 
  • Graduates will write effectively. 

GOAL #4:  Our graduates will recognize the importance of ethics in business. 


  • Graduates will apply ethical principles in identifying and resolving business dilemmas. 
  • Graduates will apply management specific standards of the profession to an ethical dilemma. 

After Graduation

Graduates of the Management program at the University of South Dakota have been putting their management skills to work in the nation's top companies and organizations.

Potential Careers

  • Financial Representative
  • SharePoint Solutions 
  • Project Coordinator
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Retention/Sales Representative

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Business Finance
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Marketing
  • Production/Operations Management
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Money and Banking
  • Public Finance
  • International Trade
  • Economics for Managers
  • Contemporary Ethical Leadership
  • Human Resource Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school (secondary school) transcript with grade point average equivalent to 2.6 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of the following.
  • ACT or SAT: ACT English 18+ OR SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500+
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): IB English A (4 or higher) or IB English B (6 or higher)
  • High School Diploma from an U.S. high school: International students who graduated from an U.S. high school may be eligible to have the English proficiency requirement waived if they have a 2.6 or higher GPA (grade point average) and an official ACT or an SAT test score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12942 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    12942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9432 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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