Behavioral sciences degrees including psychology and human services are some of the fastest growing and most popular majors at Black Hills State University. Recent graduates Alyssa Gonshorowski, Ian Craig, Megan Schinestuhl, Tristan Atak, and Kerry Tarrant
share their early-career experiences in the field.
A new, online master’s program at Black Hills State University will help respond to the national shortage of certified teachers to deliver special education services. The BHSU Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) in K-12 Special Education officially launches this fall. Dr. Louise Yoho, assistant professor of special education at BHSU, said the MAT is a new program in South Dakota leading to full certification of new K-12 special education teachers. The MAT program offers job advancement opportunities and meets a growing need for more special education teachers across the nation.
Black Hills State University will offer a new Certificate in Adventure Education this fall, preparing students to be outdoor professionals who can plan and deliver quality education experiences. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the certificate offering today.
Black Hills State University has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. A total of 714 full-time students and 158 part-time students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher. Students are listed by hometown or current place of residence. Students that achieved a 4.0 GPA are recognized with an asterisk (*).
Black Hills State University invites all community members to a reception welcoming Interim President Laurie Stenberg Nichols Thursday, June 20 from 3-5 p.m. at the Joy Center.