Our 2020 ranking of the Top Online MBA Program in South Dakota. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.
|University of South Dakota
Established in 1862, University of South Dakota state’s oldest university. The school serves more than 10,000 students enrolled in 202 undergraduate programs and 78 graduate programs in 10 colleges and schools.
Established in 1927, the University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business (USD Beacom) offers a General Management MBA that can be completed mostly online. The program has Business Analytics, Health Services Administration, Finance, Marketing, and Operations and Supply Chain Management specializations for students seeking a focused degree. A General Management MBA is also available.
Course highlights for the USD Beacom Online MBA include Business and Its Environment, Leadership Development, Managerial Marketing, Production Operations Management, Quantitative Analysis, and Strategic Management. The school says, “Leadership Development is offered primarily online with a rich, five-day, face-to-face experience. Content for this course will be delivered online initially with the residency component taking place in either July or April (depending on the semester). Students enjoy this signature experience, and use the opportunity to network and form a deeper connection with faculty and colleagues.”
The USD Beacom Online MBA takes as few as 12 months to complete, full-time (including summer semester), or two to four years to complete, part-time. However, students are allowed up to seven years to complete this AACSB-accredited program.