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Is DSU the right fit for you?

Our website can tell you only so much about our beautiful campus and innovative programs. The best way to find out if DSU is right for you is to see for yourself!

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Dakota State The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

Be the next big thing

Are you dreaming of founding the next unicorn startup? A gamer yearning to create your own adventure? A budding scientist obsessed with artificial intelligence? A white-hat hacker plotting ways to channel your mad skills for a greater good?

Launch that career here.

The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences offers elite training in the latest tech alongside a stellar foundation of critical thinking, problem-solving, and team-building skills that, unlike the latest device or app, will never be obsolete. That’s just one of the reasons why DSU has Center of Academic Excellence designations from the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

Overachievers, unite!

Craving more? Don't worry, we have plenty of ways for you to excel.

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Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems

Our Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems is a minor for students in any degree program who want to demonstrate expertise in their fields.

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As a Beacom student, you're eligible for a number of scholarships designed for future innovators just like you. The Cyber Corps Scholarship program is just one example: 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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Honors program

Challenge yourself intellectually with advanced courses and peers who crave the same. Connect with faculty who cheer you on. The General Beadle Honors Program is an option 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. Our 4+1 program gives you the unique opportunity to finish both degrees in just five years. The program is offered in various disciplines to fit your career aspirations.

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Your cyber headquarters

The Beacom Institute of Technology is your technology-forward launchpad. You'll work in exceptional classrooms, labs, and collaborative spaces designed especially for the needs of cyber security and other tech-intensive programs.

Take on the cyber world

As a graduate, you'll have expert knowledge in all things technology and innovation. Head into the cyber world with confidence, knowing you hold a degree that is highly distinctive and valued by employers around the world.

The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences

820 Washington Ave N
Madison SD 57042