Higher Education
South Dakota State UniversitySouth Dakota State University
Fall 2012 enrollment topped 12,583 at South Dakota State University, South Dakota’s largest university. SDSU is the state’s land grant university and is located in Brookings.

SDSU offers degrees through eight colleges and the Graduate School:

•  Agriculture and Biological Sciences
Active Governors Research Centers•  Arts and Sciences
•  Education and Human Services
•  Engineering
•  Nursing
•  Pharmacy
•  University College
Great college towns•  Honors College
•  Graduate School

SDSU offers more than 170 majors, minors, and specializations with over 6,000 course offerings. Master’s degrees are offered in 29 areas and Ph.D. programs are available in 12 fields.

Technical Schools
Area technical schools offer specialized instruction South Dakota Workforce Initiativesin fields as varied as energy technology, biomedical equipment technology, and agriculture production. Refer to the links at the right for more information on the diverse programs offered in the Brookings area.


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