Master of Business Administration

We get it.

You’ve decided that you want more out of your job, be it a greater challenge, additional responsibilities, or a leadership position. But you don’t have the luxury of taking a sabbatical to get your MBA.

This is why we’ve made our MBA program as flexible as it is rewarding. Take classes online or at University Center - Sioux Falls—whatever works best with your hectic schedule.

So you can get more out of your job and more out of your life.

Benefits of getting your MBA at DSU

Challenging coursework. Leading-edge technology. Affordable public-university costs. It’s all right here.

Best Best MBA

You’ll get a deep knowledge of management and other business skills that will make you a stand-out supervisor, manager, project leader, or business owner. So if you get excited about leadership, finance, ethics, decision-making, and information technology, this is the program for you.

Our MBA program is different from any other. We take a more pragmatic approach, focusing on the specific knowledge and skills that can make an immediate positive difference.

We’re also known for infusing the latest technologies into the curriculum so you get the most relevant knowledge in the industry. We also use the same software programs in the classroom that you will use every day in the real world.

So with individualized attention, flexible learning, and the ability to complete your MBA in two years, you get an MBA program that not only positions you for success, but puts you and your needs first.


Dakota State University and its programs (including the MBA) are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The MBA program is currently in candidacy with the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The program will be reviewed as part of an ACBSP reaffirmation self-study process.

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Apply to our MBA program

Space in our MBA program is potentially limited, so if you’re thinking of applying, it’s a great idea to get your application (PDF) in as soon as possible.

Also, if you haven’t done so already, be sure to read up on our program-specific admission requirements for the MBA before applying.

Apply to our MBA program today! (PDF)

Get your degree online

For the sake of your busy lifestyle, our Master of Business Administration in General Management program is also offered completely online.

Next steps

See what classes you’ll be taking in our Graduate Catalog. Check up on when and how to apply to this program (PDF) with the timelines and requirements, or meet MBA faculty online or during a campus visit. You can always contact us with any questions—or just to talk about what is possible.

What Alumni Say

Kristy Ullom

"The MBA in General Management provided me with the knowledge and experiences needed to succeed as a manager. The program enhanced my leadership and problem solving skills with in-class discussions, hands-on exercises, and real life examples."

Kristy Ullom '12
Job Title: Assistant Director of Instutional Effectiveness & Assessment
Major: Master of Business Administration