Explore what Black Hills State University has to offer for Business Degress.

Degrees Offered


Specialize in Accounting, and join an in-demand field with excellent starting wages. Earn a degree that will prepare you to analyze and evaluate all aspects of business operations.

Economics & Finance

Specialize in Economics and Finance and be prepared to face the economic challenges in the world today. Gain the tools necessary for solving problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions.

Entrepreneurial Studies

Specialize in Entrepreneurial Studies, and learn about financial accounting, taxation, budgeting, human resource management, marketing, production, ethics, and legal and regulatory issues. Develop expertise in the company of other aspiring entrepreneurs.

Human Resource Management

Specialize in human resource management and be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to assume entry-level professional employment within many organizations both public and private.


Specialize in management and learn to manage people and company resources. By acquiring analytical problem-solving skills, leadership techniques, resource management skills and personnel development expertise, you will put yourself in a position to assume entry-level professional employment in management.


Specialize in marketing, a dynamic field with many dimensions, including product selection and planning, product distribution, pricing, and promotion. This field poses many challenges and yields generous rewards for those meeting these challenges.

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Specialize in Tourism & Hospitality Management and benefit from the opportunity to learn in the heart of one of the premier tourist destinations in the world—the beautiful Black Hills, visited by millions of tourists annually.

Business Education

Do you want to earn a teaching degree, but also have the opportunity to study business? The business education program at BHSU will facilitate both. Have the chance to earn a degree that will allow you to teach secondary business classes and develop your knowledge and interest in business.

Military Science

Through the Military Science program, you will learn to become a leader—not just a person who gives orders, but a person who leads by example. You'll be driven! You will learn specific skills such as leadership development, military skills, and adventure training.

Professional Accountancy

This degree is designed specifically to prepare you for a successful career in professional accountancy within many organizations. The Professional Accountancy program prepares you for passage of the general Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examinations, as well as other specialized professional accountancy examinations.

AACSB Accreditation

BHSU announces AACSB Accreditation.

What does being AACSB-accredited mean?

It means attending a business school in the top 5% worldwide.

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation. The Black Hills State University AACSB-accredited School of Business produces graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools. Learn more

Business Program Information

The Business programs at Black Hills State University are dedicated to delivering quality business classes and preparation to students who are working intellectuals. Through innovative instruction, mentoring, research, internships, and service, BHSU develops business graduates who can compete effectively in a dynamic global environment.

South Dakota was recently named the number one state in the nation to do business. The best place to earn your business degree is Black Hills State University. We offer bachelor's and master's degree business programs on our campus and online. 

BHSU is a premier, student-centered college, where students can fulfill their potential in an exceptional business environment.

MBA Program

MBA in Applied Management

The MBA in Applied Management at BHSU provides graduates with a strong foundation, practical administrative skills and responsive management insights to meet today’s global issues and the foresight required to anticipate obstacles and opportunities in the future of economic development. The program is focused on developing students’ problem solving abilities and emphasizes a broad range of critical skills required for effective management in a 21st century business world.