The West River Health Sciences Center is a coordinated effort between Black Hills State University, South Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, and community organizations, such as the West River Area Health Education Center. Our main goals are:
West River Health Sciences Center (WRHSC) strengthens communities in the Black Hills region by providing coordinated nursing and healthcare education. High-quality professional preparation through partnerships with local healthcare employers and institutions is available for students. Students pursue paths to healthcare careers that meet their individual needs and goals resulting in highly trained nursing and healthcare professionals.
WRHSC’s mission is to provide a pipeline into and through the Regental Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs by serving as a one-stop center for students and facilitating a seamless experience in their education. We will fulfill this mission by: