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Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Dakota State College of Business and Information Systems

Taking care of business

The world is at your fingertips in Dakota State University’s College of Business and Information Systems. We offer three focus areas: Business, Computer Information Systems, and Health Information Management. So whether you want to own a business, manage software projects for organizations, or lead the change in electronic medical records, we have what you need to succeed, so you can take care of business.

Inspire yourself

The technologies you use in your courses will inspire you to be a business leader of tomorrow. Be prepared to improve patient outcomes and use active and engaging simulations, to make business decisions that will impact your future career. Engage and gain valuable knowledge from faculty and guest speakers who have worked within the business industries themselves. Among them, is our Business, Computer Information Systems, and Health Information Management, and Health Informatics Advisory Boards; which support the development, course design, and suitability of programs.

Student Achievement

Degrees and programs

Become the leader you know you can be. Challenge yourself to oversee the intricate details of the business world, and instill a sense of curiosity as you immerse yourself in hands-on projects and experiences. Discover how you can inspire the world.

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Education from a distance

Live far away from Madison? Already have a full-time job but want to enhance your career? Don't worry. Our College of Business and Information Systems has a wide variety of online programs to fit exactly what you're looking for.

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Pre-professional programs

If you're considering graduate school, our pre-professional programs are a great way to get a head start on your professional career.

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Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems

Join our Center of Excellence in Computer Information Systems, where you can become a leader in technology and your field.​

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Get in the fast lane

Two degrees is quite an accomplishment. We can help with that. By joining our 4+1 program, you can earn your bachelor's and master's degrees in just five years.

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Upgrade your career

From research opportunities to real-life experience, our graduate programs will give you knowledge that will make you stand out in any competitive field. Discover your potential and bring yourself to the height of your career.

Graduate Admissions

“A lot of bigger campuses can cause you to get lost, whereas DSU really reaches out and makes everyone feel included.”

Josh Snook, Business Management (AS), Accounting (BBA) '22

Make your future employer proud

Did you know, you can earn college credit by becoming an employee of a business or organization you love? Internships and professional practices are a commonality of our Business and Information Systems programs. Many students use internships to strengthen their professional skills and grow connections. Plus, it might even secure you a full-time position. Your future employer will be proud to have you on their team.

The College of Business and Information Systems' programs include accreditations from the following organizations; the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for Business Programs, and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) for Health Information Management Programs.


Mariel Klosterman will be the Spring 2022 student commencement speaker.

Klosterman named student speaker for DSU Commencement

Mariel Klosterman will be sharing this advice with her fellow graduates at the Dakota State University spring commencement ceremony on May 7, as the student speaker.

Deb Roach has been named the Vice President for Human Resources .

Roach named VP for Human Resources

Deb Roach has been named the Vice President for Human Resources at Dakota State University, effective immediately.

Dr. Richard Hanson

Hanson to talk about change at Spring Commencement

Dr. Richard Hanson has always been confident about the benefits of change through higher education.

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College of Business and Information Systems

820 N Washington Ave.
Madison SD 57042