Continuing & Professional Studies
Continuing & Professional Studies at USF
Get More. Make More.
University of Sioux Falls Continuing & Professional Studies programs will exceed your expectations. You will get more personal attention from our top-notch professors who have both academic and real-world experience. You will make more professional connections and develop the confidence to achieve your goals. Invest in your education at USF, and we’ll give you the tools to succeed. Finish a bachelor’s degree or earn an advanced degree and make more out of your life.
For a complete list of Continuing & Professional Studies programs offered at USF, view the chart below.
USF Master of Business Administration
USF’s Master of Business Administration graduate programs give you the strategic and critical-thinking skills needed to boost your career. The Vucurevich School of Business has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
Upcoming Start Dates: The MBA Program has rolling admissions, with classes for the 21-month, part-time MBA starting January 3, and classes for the full-time, 12-month MBA beginning May 29.
USF Master of Education
If you are a lifelong learner, this graduate program through the Fredrikson School of Education offers convenient, affordable degrees for on-the-job educators looking to pursue an advanced degree, non-educators seeking initial certification, and people pursuing careers in adult and higher education.
Upcoming Start Dates: The M.Ed. programs in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Reading and Technology begin May 29. The M.Ed. in Technology and Customized Learning begins January 3 and May 29. The M.Ed. in Teaching program begins fall 2018.
USF Education Specialist
The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the Fredrikson School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and the Ed.S. degree programs are approved by the South Dakota Department of Education. This USF program gives working professionals a unique growth experience via two tracks: superintendent or principal. The graduate program includes summer coursework in condensed time frames with an online component. Opportunities for licensure/certification are included.
Upcoming Start Dates: Education Specialist classes begin July 9.
USF Degree Completion Programs
USF offers convenient degree completion options for adult students wanting to transfer credits and finish a degree. You can take college classes one evening or two evenings per week, or you can earn your degree online.
Upcoming Start Dates: The Degree Completion Program has rolling admissions, with classes starting May 29.
USF Nursing Degree Programs
Adult students also have the option of earning a nursing degree from USF. If you are a working nurse with a two-year degree and want to earn your bachelor’s degree in nursing, you can do so completely online and maintain your full-time nursing job. We also offer an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing for adult students looking to make a career change. Is that the best degree for you? Are you looking to make a change? You can graduate in 15 months and become an RN.
Upcoming Start Dates: Accelerated Nursing classes start January 3, and RN-to-BSN classes begin May 29.
USF Professional Development Programs
Many adult students and lifelong learners look to USF for our experience in adult education by offering professional development and continuing education college courses for a variety of professions, including:
- Professional development and adult education for K-12 educators
- Professional development and adult education for business professionals
- Online courses through our Center for Professional Development
- Professional development seminars
- Professional certificate programs
Alternative Certification—Special Education Endorsement
Earn your special education endorsement at the University of Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Department of Education has authorized an alternative certification route for current teachers to earn a special education endorsement.
University of Sioux Falls Continuing and Professional Studies Programs
- 21-month, part-time MBA with concentrations in: Business Innovation and Marketing, General Management and Healthcare Management
- 12-month, full-time MBA in Organizational Leadership