Black Hills State University - Rapid City

A New Name. A New Center.

Black Hills State University - Rapid City is undergoing some big changes to better serve you! Additional programs are being developed which allow you to:

Earn More Certificates

BHSU-RC offers a variety of certificates to further your career.


Take New Classes

Choose from additional daytime classes as well as weekend classes at BHSU-RC.

Enroll in Dual Credit

Get a jump start on your college education. Earn high school and college credit with the same class. Save time and save money.

Benefit from Collaborative Partnerships

BHSU-RC offers additional educational opportunities through collaborative partnerships with other S.D. universities

Earn More Degrees

Bachelor Degrees
Business Administration
   - Accounting
   - Human Resources Management**
   - Management
   -Tourism & Hospitality Management**
Corporate Communications**
Elementary Education**
Graphic Design & Communication**
History Education **new program
Human Services - Community Service, Aging & the Elderly, & Justice Studies
Mass Communication
   - Graphic Communication
   - Integrated Media**
   - Science Communication**
Political Science
Social Science
Social Science Composite Education**

Master Degrees
Business Administration in Applied Management (MBA)
Secondary Education (Project Select)

Associate Degrees
Applied Health Sciences
General Studies**
   - Business Administration
   - Commercial Art
   - General Science
   - History
   - Human Services
   - Philosophy
   - Political Science
   - Psychology
   - Social Science
   - Sociology
   - Special Education Paraprofessional

Non-Credit Certificates
Computer Networking (Microsoft COMPTIA and Microsoft MCSA)**
Advanced Project Management**

History Teaching**
International Studies**
Mass Communication**
Political Science Teaching**

**New program

Learn more about earning college credits while in high school through our Dual Credit courses.

Internet Classes
BHSU offers a variety of online courses for students to achieve their degree. Courses are delivered through the Internet using Desire2Learn learning management system.

Visitor Passes
For $100 you can observe a class on a space available basis.This program is designed to provide the public with the opportunity to visit classes without the need to complete assignments or tests.

Course Rotations
Plan ahead. Check out the course rotations to see when BHSU classes are offered at Black Hills State University - Rapid City. Save time. Save money. Earn your degree faster.

Academic Advising
Need advice on which classes to take this semester? If you have completed less than 60 credit hours, you are required to meet with an advisor before registering for classes.




Canon Explorer of Light
Meier Hall - 7:00 pm
Enjoy a free lecture with the internationally known photographer Jennifer Wu!



Accounting Fair - Rapid City
Rapid City - Campus Lobby - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Join us for a wonderful opportunity to meet and network with accounting professionals who are specifically looking for students majoring in accounting.



Blood Drive
Join us for a Blood Drive sponsored by the Student Advisory Board.


Black Hills State University - Rapid City is located, located off I-90 at Exit 61.  

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Address: 4300 Cheyenne Boulevard
               P.O. Box 250
               Rapid City, SD 57709
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Weather Line

Rapid City class cancellations will be announced on the weather line at 605.718.4118.

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BHSU Education Program

Education Program

Get your degree from the Top Education Program in the region.

BHSU AACSB Accreditation

In the Top 5%

AACSB accreditation puts BHSU in the Top 5% of business schools worldwide.

BHSU Alumni

Alumni Network

Connect with a large network of BHSU alumni living in Rapid City.

Military Friendly

Military Friendly

Named to the 2015 list of Military Friendly Schools for the fifth consecutive year.

BHSU Undergraduate Research

Sanford Lab

Research opportunities with the Underground Campus at Sanford Lab.


Black Hills State University
Office of Admissions
1200 University St. Unit 9502
Spearfish, SD 57799-9502

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