Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

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The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences houses some of the most in-demand and high-paying career fields in technology. Want a piece of this? Want to be the next Zuckerberg and develop an app that goes viral? Excited to work on the next big RPG? The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences is where you can immerse yourself in the technology game along with creating a fun and lucrative career.  

Dakota State University is a Center of Academic Excellence designated by the National Security Agency and The Department of Homeland Security. The undergraduate degree in cyber operations is the top technical program in the country where you will get to learn both defensive and offensive hacking techniques in cool (but safe) labs. Our tech-savviness doesn’t just stop in cyber operations either, we use this expertise in computer science, game design, network and security administration.

Not sure where your interests lie? Not a problem, the faculty are happy to advise you and help you find your passion in one of our amazing DSU degrees. Check us out, plan a visit. Talk to you soon.

Degrees and Programs

Academic Opportunities and Scholarships

Cyber Corps Scholarship Program

Being an elite member of the Cyber Corps Scholarship program gives you a lot of perks including: full-ride scholarships, stipends, research opportunities and a guaranteed security job in federal, state, local and tribal government organizations once you graduate.

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Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems

You want to be a leader in all things technology. You are also looking at a business, education or science career. Our Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems is a minor for anyone, in any degree program, who wants to be a tech expert their in field.

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General Beadle Honors Program

Sharpen your intellect, surround yourself with bright minds, and engage in close academic relationships with faculty in the General Beadle Honors Program. Available for any major, in any college.

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4+1 Program

You not only have the goal of completing a bachelor’s degree, but you also want to push yourself to obtain your master’s degree as well. Our 4+1 Program gives you the unique opportunity to finish both degrees in five years. The program is offered in a variety disciplines to fit your career aspirations.

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Kati Larsen
Kati Larsen

Academic Advisor

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Tom Halverson
Tom Halverson

Associate Professor

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Erin Kahler
Erin Kahuler

Senior Secretary

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