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Dakota State University

College of Business and Information Systems

Madison, SD

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Overview

Dakota State University / College of Business and Information Systems is located in Madison, SD, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration (MBA) General management
(Graduate Certificate) Information technology
Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Information systems
Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) Health informatics
Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Analytics
Doctor of Science in Information Systems (D Sc IS) Information systems
(Graduate Certificate) Business analytics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 49
Doctoral Degrees 8
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Integrative project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Portfolio

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

179
Applied
102
Accepted
59
Enrolled
57%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th April 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Demonstration of information systems skills, minimum GPA of 2.7
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Demonstration of information systems skills

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

205
Total Graduate Students
81%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.88%
Black or African American 14.15%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.46%
Asian 7.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.49%
Two or more races 0.98%
Unknown 1.95%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 1
Male (16)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data mining and analytics, biometrics and information assurance, decision support systems, health informatics, STEM education for K-12 teachers/students and underrepresented populations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 820 North Washington
Madison, SD  57042-1799
United States
Contact Dr. Dorine Bennett
Dean of College of Business and Information Systems
Email: dorine.bennett@dsu.edu
Phone: 605-256-5165