Black Hills State University


Black Hills State University is a multi-purpose regional institution located in Spearfish, South Dakota, a community of approximately 12,000, in the heart of the scenic northern Black Hills. The University offers over 56 academic programs at the associate, bachelors, and masters degree levels. With a current enrollment exceeding 4,000 students, Black Hills State University is the largest university in the region. Black Hills State University transforms lives through innovative high-quality academic programs and a dynamic learning community. BHSU students have the opportunity to be involved in campus events and organizations. There are more than 74 campus groups providing students the opportunity to develop leadership and teamwork skills.

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Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
American Indian Studies   BS    
Art   BA    
Art Teacher Education   BS    
Biology   ASSOC, BS    
Biology Teacher Education   BS    
Business Administration, Accounting. Econmics & Finance, Entrepreneurial Studies, HS Mgmt, Management, Marketing   BS    
Business Education/Composite Business Education   BS    
Business/Commerce, General   CERT    
Chemistry Teacher Education   BS    
Composite Chemistry/Chemistry   BS    
Composite Communication/English   BA, BS    
Composite Early Childhood Special Ed.   BS    
Composite Math and Science Teaching   CERT, BS    
Composite Music   BS    
Composite Science/Physical   BS    
Composite Social Science/Social Science   BS    
Composite Wellness Management/Exercise Science   BS    
Elementary Education   BS    
English/Language Arts Teacher Education   BS    
Entrepreneurial Studies   CERT    
Environmental Physical Sciences   BS    
General Studies   ASSOC, BS    
Graphic Design   CERT, BS    
Guitar Performance   CERT    
History   BA, BS    
History Teacher Education   BS    
Human Services   ASSOC, BS    
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies   BS    
Managerial/Org Communication   CERT    
Mass Communications   CERT, BS    
Mathematics   BS    
Music Teacher Education   BS    
Organizational Behavior Studies   CERT    
Outdoor Education   BS    
Photography   CERT, BA    
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching   BS    
Piano Pedagogy   CERT    
Political Science   BS    
Professional Accountancy   BS    
Professional Writing   CERT    
Psychology   BS    
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other   BS    
Public/Applied History, Museums, Archives, Historical Site Interpretation   CERT    
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education   CERT, BS    
Secondary Education and Teaching   CERT    
Social Reliliency   CERT    
Social Science Teacher Education   BS    
Social/Cultural Awareness   CERT    
Sociology - Law/Justice, Culture/Society, Social Resilience, Criminal Justice   CERT, BS    
Spanish   BA    
Spanish Language Teacher Education   BS    
Special Education   BS    
Speech Teacher Education   BS    
Speech/Speech Communications/Composite Communication   BS    
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels   CERT    
Theatre Production   CERT    
Tourism and Hospitality Management   ASSOC    

Enrollment Information

Contact the Office of Admissions for WUE application and requirements at (605) 642-6343.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

Black Hills State University 
1200 University Street, Unit 9502 
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502 
(605) 642-6343/(800) 255-BHSU